Archive: 01/24/2012

Space image: Dione flyby

Saturn's moon Mimas peeks out from behind the night side of the larger moon Dione in this Cassini image captured during the spacecraft's Dec. 12, 2011, flyby of Dione.

dateJan 24, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Can solar flares hurt astronauts?

Solar flares, coronal mass ejections, high-energy photons, cosmic rays… space is full of various forms of radiation that a human wouldn’t want to be exposed to for very long. Energized particles ...

dateJan 24, 2012 in Space Exploration
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The evolution of division of labor

Division of labour is not only a defining feature of human societies but is also omnipresent among the building blocks of biological organisms and is considered a major theme of evolution. Theoretical Biologists Claus Rueffler ...

dateJan 24, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Elpida Memory develops resistance RAM prototype

Elpida Memory, the world's third largest Dynamic Random Access Memory ("DRAM") manufacturer, today announced the development of its first-ever high-speed non-volatile resistance memory (ReRAM) prototype. As the ReRAM prototype ...

dateJan 24, 2012 in Semiconductors
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The numbers game

Dipak Dey, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Statistics and associate dean in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has been called an ambassador for the field. A prolific researcher, he is ...

dateJan 24, 2012 in Mathematics
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