Archive: 18/04/2012

Finding ET may require giant robotic leap

( -- Autonomous, self-replicating robots -- exobots -- are the way to explore the universe, find and identify extraterrestrial life and perhaps clean up space debris in the process, according to a Penn State engineer, ...

dateApr 18, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Astronomers detect coolest radio star

( -- Astronomers using the world's largest radio telescope, at Arecibo, Puerto Rico, have discovered flaring radio emission from an ultra-cool star, not much warmer than the planet Jupiter, shattering the previous ...

dateApr 18, 2012 in Astronomy
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Should teachers and students be Facebook friends?

(AP) -- Should students and teachers ever be friends on Facebook? School districts across the country, including the nation's largest, are weighing that question as they seek to balance the risks of inappropriate contact ...

dateApr 18, 2012 in Internet
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