Archive: 10/26/2006

Engineers building first space supercomputer

HAL may soon be getting some company. But unlike the famous computer companion in Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey,” the first space-based supercomputer — so described because it will be by far the most powerful ...

Oct 26, 2006 4.2 / 5 (49) 1

Ashmolean opens online coin bank

The Ashmolean Museum has just launched the most advanced coin website in the world. Roman Provincial Coinage Online comprises one of the largest collections of images and related inscriptions from the ancient ...

Oct 26, 2006 4.3 / 5 (4) 0

Big Bang theory saved

An apparent discrepancy in the Big Bang theory of the universe's evolution has been reconciled by astrophysicists examining the movement of gases in stars.

Oct 26, 2006 3.8 / 5 (79) 0

New cancer drug hope

Scientists helping to develop the next generation of cancer-beating drugs say they have had a major breakthrough with their latest results.

Oct 26, 2006 4.6 / 5 (28) 0