Archive: 05/2/2011

Wireless carriers are blocking tethering apps

(PhysOrg.com) -- If you have an Android 2.2 OS smartphone, such as the HTC Nexus One, then you have tethering as part of the base experience. Other users could make tethering an option for themselves by downloading ...

May 02, 2011 weblog
5 / 5 (2) 7 | with audio podcast

Cosmic magnetic fields

The mention of cosmic-scale magnetic fields is still likely to met with an uncomfortable silence in some astronomical circles – and after a bit of foot-shuffling and throat-clearing, the discussion will ...

May 02, 2011
4.9 / 5 (12) 23 | with audio podcast

Vienna physicists create quantum twin atoms

At the Vienna University of Technology, sophisticated atomchips have been used to create pairs of quantum mechanically connected atom-twins. Until now, similar experiments were only possible using photons.

May 02, 2011
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Talk to the animals (w/ video)

When African Grey parrots talk, do they mimic sounds or consciously understand their speech? Irene Pepperberg, a comparative psychologist at both Brandeis and Harvard universities believes African Greys actually ...

May 02, 2011
5 / 5 (11) 4 | with audio podcast