Archive: 09/20/2012

House bill to increase high-tech visas defeated (Update)

(AP)—Democratic opposition on Thursday led to the defeat of a House Republican bill that would have granted more visas to foreign science and technology students but would have eliminated another visa program that is available ...

Sep 20, 2012
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Overclockers can celebrate Raspberry Pi turbo mode

(Phys.org)—Up to now, overclockers hungry for more processing power had to trade off on the possibility of a shorter life of the SoC and a voided warranty. Eben Upton, a founder of the Raspberry Pi Foundation, ...

Sep 20, 2012 report
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Solar fleet peers into coronal cavities

(Phys.org)—The sun's atmosphere dances. Giant columns of solar material – made of gas so hot that many of the electrons have been scorched off the atoms, turning it into a form of magnetized matter we ...

Sep 20, 2012
4.5 / 5 (2) 4 | with audio podcast