Archive: 12/18/2012

Award-winning A/C uses old idea, new materials

If thirst is crucial to knowledge, then one crucial step in the evolution of air conditioning was born in the 1970s, when Ron Judkoff was a hot, thirsty Peace Corp volunteer in Kedougou, Senegal, one of the warmest places ...

dateDec 18, 2012 in Engineering
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China launches Turkish satellite

China early Wednesday "successfully" launched a Turkish earth observation satellite into orbit aboard a Chinese rocket, according to state media, hailed in Turkey as a "historic moment".

dateDec 18, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Samsung says to drop Europe case against Apple

South Korean tech giant Samsung is to drop a legal request to ban Apple products in five European countries but will maintain lawsuits for alleged patent infringement, a Samsung spokeswoman told AFP on Tuesday.

dateDec 18, 2012 in Business
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