Intel Research Chip Advances 'Era Of Tera'

Intel researchers have developed the world's first programmable processor that delivers supercomputer-like performance from a single, 80-core chip not much larger than the size of a finger nail while using ...

Feb 12, 2007 4.6 / 5 (173) 0

Wormholes on Earth?

According to a group of mathematicians, it may be possible to create devices with internal tunnels that are invisible to detection by electromagnetic waves—wormholes, in a sense. The group discusses the idea in a paper ...

Nov 14, 2007 4.5 / 5 (177) 7 feature

Are We in the Peak of an Oil Bubble?

Since 2003, worldwide oil prices have quadrupled. According to a new study, the price of oil is rising at a faster-than-exponential rate, and cannot be sustained. In other words, we’re in the midst of an ...

Jul 07, 2008 4.3 / 5 (178) 39 feature