Archive: 11/23/2005

Famous 40-Year-Old Math Problem Solved

For some, spending more than three years working to solve a more than 40-year-old math problem sounds like a nightmare. For University of Missouri-Columbia mathematics professor Steve Hofmann, solving a problem posed by one ...

Nov 23, 2005 4.1 / 5 (17) 0

Xbox 360 launch finds waiting throngs

In the wee hours of Tuesday morning in College Station, Texas, David Rosenfeld, a 26-year-old software developer and avid video-game player, cruised by his local Best Buy to try and find an Xbox 360 game console. ...

Nov 23, 2005 4.2 / 5 (6) 0

Nokia leads pack, but race tightens

As mobile phones become ever more indispensable not just as a communication device but as an Internet provider, music player or mini TV, companies are facing fiercer competition to stay ahead in the game. ...

Nov 23, 2005 not rated yet 0

Probing Question: Why are babies cute?

Babies hold an almost universal appeal, even for the grouchiest of people. There's just something about their big shining eyes and button noses that draws people in and stirs their most tender feelings. In sho ...

Nov 23, 2005 2.8 / 5 (32) 0

ISS Crew to Take a Day Off Thursday

International Space Station Commander Bill McArthur and Flight Engineer Valery Tokarev will enjoy a day off Thursday to celebrate Thanksgiving. The holiday highlights a week of robotics operations, routine ...

Nov 23, 2005 1 / 5 (1) 0