Archive: 12/21/2005

Making filmmaking a game

Thanks to technology, independent filmmakers and wannabes have yet another unique way to get discovered. Video-game maker Activision has released a brand new PC game about the film industry called The Movies. Think of it ...

Dec 21, 2005 2 / 5 (1) 0

Allo, allo? A star is ringing

Astronomers have used ESO's Very Large Telescope in Chile and the Anglo-Australian Telescope in eastern Australia as a 'stellar stethoscope' to listen to the internal rumblings of a nearby star. The data collected ...

Dec 21, 2005 5 / 5 (3) 0

The Web: Europe's cyber privacy declines

The European Union is no longer the online privacy sanctuary that it once was, as government officials there are enacting a new Internet monitoring law in the aftermath of last summer's London train bombings, ...

Dec 21, 2005 4.7 / 5 (3) 0

E=mc2 passes tough test

In a fitting cap to the World Year of Physics 2005, MIT physicists and colleagues from the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) report the most precise direct test yet of Einstein's most famous ...

Dec 21, 2005 4.6 / 5 (22) 1

Mission to Mars via Antarctica

A few weeks before leaving for the Antarctic Concordia Station, the Italian-French crew that will spend over one year in one of the harshest, isolated environments on Earth, attended two days of preparatory ...

Dec 21, 2005 4 / 5 (4) 0