Locata positioning hits ground at New Mexico missile range
A more sensitive technique for determining user position could lead to improved location-based mobile services
Many mobile-phone applications (apps) use spatial positioning technology to present their user with location-specific information such as directions to nearby amenities. By simultaneously predicting the location ...
Sun emit a mid-level flare
(Phys.org)—On Nov. 13, 2012, the sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, peaking at 9:04 p.m. EST.
Ex-MIT company rethinks power-feasting amplifiers
Smart as a bird: Flying robot avoids obstacles
(Phys.org)—Cornell researchers have created an autonomous flying robot that is as smart as a bird when it comes to maneuvering around obstacles.
NASA sees active region on the sun emit another flare
The sun emitted a significant solar flare on Oct. 22, 2012, peaking at 11:17 p.m. EDT. The flare came from an active region on the left side of the sun that has been numbered AR 1598, which has already been ...
A new set of solar fireworks
The sun emitted a significant solar flare, peaking at 2:14 p.m. EDT on Oct. 20, 2012. This flare is classified as an M9 flare. M-class flares are the weakest flares that can still cause some space weather ...
RoF technology holds promise for wireless and wireline on a single platform
EU-funded scientists experimentally and theoretically validated technology for the future convergence of wireless and wireline communications into a common infrastructure.
Intel unveils Rosepoint—CPU and WiFi on same chip
Mapping the social networking of birds
(Phys.org)—A team, led by researchers at the Universities of St Andrews and Washington, used novel radio-transmitters to study the social networks of New Caledonian crows, a species renowned for using sophisticated ...
Researchers study best use of 'whitespace' spectrum
(Phys.org)—The demand for faster, more mobile Internet access for smartphones, tablets and laptops does more than strain the available space we have in our pockets and bags. There's a finite amount of wireless spectrum ...
Space-warping white dwarfs produce gravitational waves
(Phys.org)—Gravitational waves, much like the recently discovered Higgs boson, are notoriously difficult to observe. Scientists first detected these ripples in the fabric of space-time indirectly, using ...
Australian scientists celebrate 'textbook' Mars landing
Australian scientists involved in the successful landing of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory and Curiosity rover on the Red Planet hailed the touchdown as "textbook" on Monday. ...
Sun emits a medium-intensity solar flare
(Phys.org) -- The sun emitted a mid-level flare, peaking at 4:55 PM EDT on July 28, 2012.