Archive: 01/18/2012

What happened to all the snow?

Winter seems to be on hold this year in some parts of the United States. Snowfall has been scarce so far in places that were overwhelmed with the white stuff by the same time last year.

dateJan 18, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Unexpected ice-formation mechanism

(PhysOrg.com) -- Extremely hydrophobic materials cause water to roll right off objects that have been coated with them. Up to now, it was assumed that aircraft or wind turbines coated in such a way did not ...

dateJan 18, 2012 in Condensed Matter
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Apple discloses names of suppliers

Apple Inc., which has been criticized for allowing harsh work conditions at some of its China-based suppliers, has for the first time disclosed the names of all of its suppliers and manufacturing partners.

dateJan 18, 2012 in Business
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