Archive: 12/9/2010

Probing Question: Is the moon shrinking?

While everything else changes, itэs comforting to think that some things in the universe will always stay the same. The sun always rises and sets, the tides ebb and flow, and the moon hangs in the night ...

Dec 09, 2010
4.3 / 5 (7) 3

Engineers discover graphene's weakness

(PhysOrg.com) -- If you owned a mechanical device made out of the strongest material known to mankind, wouldn’t you want to know under what circumstances it might fail?

Dec 09, 2010
4.9 / 5 (12) 4 | with audio podcast

Eye see you

Scientists have found a way of deterring litterbugs, in an experiment which could also aid the fight against other anti-social behaviour.

Dec 09, 2010
5 / 5 (11) 5 | with audio podcast

What makes gamers keep gaming?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Creating Wikipedia has so far taken about 100 million hours of work, while people spend twice that many hours playing World of Warcraft in a single week, notes Jane McGonigal, a game designer ...

Dec 09, 2010 weblog
3.8 / 5 (19) 62 | with audio podcast