Archive: 26/11/2010

Convictions upheld in Pirate Bay file-sharing case

(AP) -- A Swedish appeals court on Friday upheld the copyright convictions of three men behind The Pirate Bay, a popular file-sharing site that remains in operation despite attempts by authorities to shut it down.

dateNov 26, 2010 in Internet
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Powerful LED flash for smartphones

Researchers from Osram Opto Semiconductors have developed an LED chip that makes it possible to offer smaller pocket projectors, vehicle headlights, and cell phone camera flashes. In combination with a new package the new ...

dateNov 26, 2010 in Semiconductors
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Extreme lasers at work

Under extremely intense illumination materials may exhibit so-called nonlinear optical properties such as ceasing to absorb light beyond a certain brightness, or becoming highly ionized. Yasumasa Hikosaka, Mitsuru Nagasono ...

dateNov 26, 2010 in General Physics
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Can we grow crops on other planets?

Science fiction lovers aren’t the only ones captivated by the possibility of colonizing another planet. Scientists are engaging in numerous research projects that focus on determining how habitable other planets are ...

dateNov 26, 2010 in Space Exploration
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