Archive: 17/06/2009

Unusual shape of exploded star puzzles scientists

Penn State astronomers have used NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory to produce a new image of a ghostly exploded star with an unusual shape in a galaxy near the Milky Way. Astronomers think the object may be the remains of ...

dateJun 17, 2009 in Astronomy
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China backpedals on filtering software order

(AP) -- China's authoritarian government has backed away from an order to load Internet-filtering software on every new computer after a major outcry by citizens used to the relative freedom of online life.

dateJun 17, 2009 in Software
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