Archive: 06/16/2005

Software Advance Helps Computers Act Logically

Computers just respond to commands, never "thinking" about the consequences. A new software language, however, promises to enable computers to reason much more precisely and thus better reflect subtleties intended by commands ...

Jun 16, 2005 not rated yet 0

New NIST Method Improves Accuracy of Spectrometers

Measurements of the intensity of light at different wavelengths can be made more accurately now, thanks to a new, simple method for correcting common instrument errors. The new method, developed by researchers at the National ...

Jun 16, 2005 not rated yet 0

Hurricanes to intensify as Earth warms

Warmer oceans, more moisture in the atmosphere, and other factors suggest that human-induced climate change will increase hurricane intensity and rainfall, according to climate expert Kevin Trenberth of the National Center ...

Jun 16, 2005 1.3 / 5 (4) 0

Hybrids are becoming mainstream

Hybrid gasoline-electric vehicles are rapidly becoming mainstream choices for American consumers, say researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) and HybridCars.com. "The first buy ...

Jun 16, 2005 5 / 5 (2) 0