Archive: 03/29/2012

Einstein's archive now available online

(PhysOrg.com) -- If you ever wanted to glimpse into Albert Einstein's thoughts, now you can. Last week, the complete catalog of about 80,000 documents written by or addressed to Einstein—letters, postcards, ...

Mar 29, 2012 4.5 / 5 (6) 7

A sociologist's guide to trust

Trust. The word gets bandied about a lot when talking about the Web today. We want people to trust our systems. Companies are supposedly building “trusted computing” and “designing for trust”.

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Keeping an eye on volcanoes, from the sky

The importance of global and frequent data coverage of volcanoes was highlighted in a recent article published in Science. Satellites are finding that volcanoes previously thought to be dormant are showin ...

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A computer screen you can fold

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Toronto researchers have discovered a better way to make flat-panel displays that could one day lead to computer screens you roll up like a newspaper and wallpaper that lights ...

Mar 29, 2012 4.2 / 5 (13) 1 | with audio podcast