Archive: 12/15/2005

Indian telecom presses the red button

What could be the cheapest mode of communication, tying a note to a homing pigeon or making a mobile call? Ask this of Tata Teleservices, one of India's most aggressive mobile-phone service providers, and the company would ...

Dec 15, 2005 2.8 / 5 (8) 0

Stretchable silicon could be next wave in electronics

The next wave in electronics could be wavy electronics. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a fully stretchable form of single-crystal silicon with micron-sized, wav ...

Dec 15, 2005 4.8 / 5 (12) 0

The Cosmic Shredder and the Magnetar

No, it is not the title of the next Harry Potter book - but the latest discoveries from NASA's Swift mission which is studying gamma-ray bursts (GRB's) - the most powerful explosions occurring in the Universe. ...

Dec 15, 2005 4.1 / 5 (8) 0