Archive: 10/28/2010

Real-world programming in the classroom

In undergraduate computer-science classes, homework assignments are usually to write programs, and students are graded on whether the programs do what they're supposed to. Harried professors and teaching assistants ...

Oct 28, 2010 not rated yet 2

The new home of Envisat

ESA’s Earth-observing satellite Envisat has moved to a lower orbit in order to conserve fuel and extend its life by three years, and is once again delivering invaluable data to thousands of scientists.

Oct 28, 2010 not rated yet 0