Archive: 10/7/2011

Eddies in Einstein's formula

(PhysOrg.com) -- How does a microscopic particle behave in a liquid? New results published in the journal Nature show that Einstein’s formula for describing this situation needs a little adjustment. This w ...

dateOct 07, 2011 in General Physics
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New boulder frog discovered

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have discovered two new species of boulder-dwelling frogs, hidden in remote areas of rainforest in north-east Queensland.

dateOct 07, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Born identity revealed in newly-opened archive

A Nobel Prize Medal, a postcard from Einstein and a Hitler-stamped letter of expulsion are among a fascinating archive of documents and other material belonging to Max Born – one of the fathers of quantum mechanics – ...

dateOct 07, 2011 in Other
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NASA's moon twins going their own way

NASA's Gravity Recovery And Interior Laboratory (GRAIL)-B spacecraft successfully executed its first flight path correction maneuver Wednesday, Oct. 5. The rocket burn helped refine the spacecraft's trajectory ...

dateOct 07, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Two cellphones in one

More and more companies are providing their employees with smartphones. While companies seek the best security available for their data, employees would also like to install apps of their own. Security experts have now developed ...

dateOct 07, 2011 in Software
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