Archive: 3/08/2010

Explained: the Doppler effect (w/ Video)

Many students learn about the Doppler effect in physics class, typically as part of a discussion of why the pitch of a siren is higher as an ambulance approaches and then lower as the ambulance passes by. The effect is useful ...

dateAug 03, 2010 in General Physics
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Retail prices of healthy foods rising: study

(PhysOrg.com) -- As the federal government prepares to issue its latest guidelines for healthy eating, UW researchers have found retail prices of the most nutritious foods are increasing at a higher rate than other foods.

dateAug 03, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Google's China answer page inaccessible

(AP) -- A Google question-and-answer page for Chinese users was inaccessible from mainland China on Tuesday less than a month after the search giant's Internet license was renewed amid a dispute over online censorship.

dateAug 03, 2010 in Internet
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