Archive: 05/20/2010

Probing the dark side of the universe

Advancing into the next frontier in astrophysics and cosmology depends on our ability to detect the presence of a particular type of wave in space, a primordial gravitational wave. Much like ripples moving ...

May 20, 2010 4.6 / 5 (15) 65 | with audio podcast

Suit returns Pa. 'sexting' district to spotlight

(AP) -- A Pennsylvania school district that was at the center of a highly publicized "sexting" case was sued Thursday by a teenager who claims her principal confiscated her cell phone, found nude images she had taken of ...

May 20, 2010 5 / 5 (1) 2

Muslim concerns trigger Pakistani Web bans

(AP) -- Pakistan blocked YouTube and many other Internet sites Thursday in a widening crackdown on online content deemed offensive to Islam, reflecting the secular government's sensitivities to an issue that ...

May 20, 2010 3 / 5 (2) 0

Germany to Google: Respect data privacy

(AP) -- Germany's Foreign Minister has warned Google co-founder Larry Page to respect the nation's data protection laws in an escalating dispute over the U.S. Internet giant's "Street View" mapping program.

May 20, 2010 not rated yet 0

Bond-style tech for emergencies

(PhysOrg.com) -- Instantly deployable James Bond-style information and communication technologies are now available to coordinate disaster response among diverse agencies and NGOs, thanks to European researchers.

May 20, 2010 not rated yet 0 | with audio podcast