Archive: 09/2/2009

New breakthrough in bubble research

A researcher from the University of Bath has found a new approach to an old geometric problem of modelling the most efficient way of packing shapes to form a foam.

Sep 02, 2009
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NGC 4945: The Milky Way's not-so-distant Cousin

(PhysOrg.com) -- ESO has released a striking new image of a nearby galaxy that many astronomers think closely resembles our own Milky Way. Though the galaxy is seen edge-on, observations of NGC 4945 suggest ...

Sep 02, 2009
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Patent: Nintendo's Wii Football Controller

(PhysOrg.com) -- Nintendo has come up with yet another idea for an accessory to add to its list of Wii peripherals. This time it's a soft football-shaped controller that is said to simulate the feel and touch ...

Sep 02, 2009 weblog
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Coolerbooks.com gets 1M books from Google scans

(AP) -- Interead, a British company that sells the COOL-ER e-book reader, is adding more than 1 million free public-domain books to its online bookstore. The texts are available from Google Inc. through its ...

Sep 02, 2009
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