Archive: 07/26/2012

Largest ever Cherenkov telescope sees first light

(Phys.org) -- On 26 July 2012, the H.E.S.S. II telescope started operation in Namibia. Dedicated to observing the most violent and extreme phenomena of the Universe in very high energy gamma-rays, H.E.S.S. ...

Jul 26, 2012
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Facebook's first public quarter proves solid

(AP) — Facebook's first earnings report as a public company had solid numbers, but in the end it landed with a thud — much like its rocky initial public offering two months ago.

Jul 26, 2012
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Some tribes seek federal rules on Internet gaming

(AP) — Some Native American tribal leaders are calling on the federal government to regulate online gambling as it did with brick-and-mortar gambling to ensure they are not kept from launching their own games.

Jul 26, 2012
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Google unveils ultrafast wired home project

Google on Thursday unveiled an ultrafast Web service along with an Internet television subscription in the Kansas City area as part of a pilot project to boost broadband speeds.

Jul 26, 2012
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Photovoltaics from any semiconductor

A technology that would enable low-cost, high efficiency solar cells to be made from virtually any semiconductor material has been developed by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence ...

Jul 26, 2012
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