Archive: 4/03/2011

Dispute stalls Dutch PlayStation 3 shipment

Japanese electronics giant Sony said a shipment of its PlayStation 3 consoles was being held in a Dutch port after a court upheld a patent complaint filed by South Korea's LG Electronics.

dateMar 04, 2011 in Business
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Assumptions about exo-oceans

Some estimates indicate that 25% of Sun-like stars have Earth-like planets. A new study now shows that these planets are almost certain to have oceans if they are located in the right temperature zone around their host stars.

dateMar 04, 2011 in Astronomy
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Microfabrication: The light approach

Materials that conduct electricity but which are also transparent to light are important for electronic displays, cameras and solar cells. The industry’s standard material for these applications is indium tin oxide (ITO), ...

dateMar 04, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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