Archive: 02/22/2006

The Web: Dialup not as dead as disco, yet

Is dialup Internet access, so to say, as dead as disco? Or does it still have a few smooth moves left? The conventional wisdom is that broadband is overtaking good old modems as the preferred access choice of online consumers. ...

Feb 22, 2006 3.6 / 5 (11) 0

Now you see it, now you don't

Some stars emit radio waves fairly steadily, while some compact neutron stars flash like beacons in the sky. But others brighten and dim erratically, without any discernible pattern to the outbursts, according to Maura McLaughlin ...

Feb 22, 2006 4 / 5 (4) 0

Computing with Enzymes

Computers are really very simply put together. They only understand two responses: yes or no, expressed as 1 or 0 in binary. Using logic operations, this can be used to program calculations and their results. Biological systems ...

Feb 22, 2006 4.5 / 5 (2) 0

Pear-shaped particles probe big-bang mystery

A University of Sussex-led team of scientists is ahead in the race to solve one of the biggest mysteries of our physical world: why the Universe contains the matter that we're made of.

Feb 22, 2006 4.5 / 5 (57) 0
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