Archive: 09/2/2011

Alien life more likely on 'Dune' planets

Desert planets strikingly like the world depicted in the science fiction classic "Dune" might be the more common type of habitable planet in the galaxy, rather than watery planets such as Earth, researchers ...

dateSep 02, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Image: Katia from space

Katia was a tropical storm gathering energy over the Atlantic Ocean when one of the Expedition 28 crew took this photo on Aug. 31, 2011, from aboard the International Space Station.

dateSep 02, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Robots learn to handle objects, understand places

(PhysOrg.com) -- Infants spend their first few months learning to find their way around and manipulating objects, and they are very flexible about it: Cups can come in different shapes and sizes, but they ...

dateSep 02, 2011 in Robotics
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Netflix stock falls as talks on Starz deal unravel

(AP) -- Netflix's negotiations to keep a key piece of its Internet video library have collapsed, dealing a major blow to the largest U.S. video subscription service as it raises the prices for most of its ...

dateSep 02, 2011 in Business
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UK arrests 2 suspected computer hackers

(AP) -- British police on Thursday arrested two men as part of a trans-Atlantic investigation into attacks carried out by the hacking groups Anonymous and Lulz Security.

dateSep 02, 2011 in Internet
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