Archive: 07/26/2007

MIT duo see people-powered 'Crowd Farm'

Two graduate students at MIT's School of Architecture and Planning want to harvest the energy of human movement in urban settings, like commuters in a train station or fans at a concert.

Jul 26, 2007
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New Mars lander about to launch

NASA’s new Phoenix lander is due to launch for Mars next week where it will probe the arctic landscape searching for conditions favourable for past or present life. UK scientists from the University of Bristol ...

Jul 26, 2007
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Satellite multimedia for mobile 'phones'

ESA’s Telecommunications Department is supporting the development of technology needed for satellite systems to broadcast digital multimedia content such as video, television programmes, radio, and data to mobile telephones ...

Jul 26, 2007
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Opposites interfere

In a classic physics experiment, photons (light particles), electrons, or any other quantum particles are fired, one at a time, at a sheet with two slits cut in it that sits in front of a recording plate. For photons, a photographic ...

Jul 26, 2007
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