Archive: 04/18/2012

Astronomers detect coolest radio star

(Phys.org) -- 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 ...

dateApr 18, 2012 in Internet
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Verizon to auction spectrum worth billions

Verizon Wireless on Wednesday said it will auction a parcel of radio frequencies, which could be worth billions of dollars in an industry scrambling to offer consumers more cellular broadband.

dateApr 18, 2012 in Telecom
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