News tagged with time

A solar eclipse sheds light on physics

On 29 May 1919, a shadow dance took place over the Caribbean which was to make history: While the new moon covered the blazingly bright disk of the Sun, astronomers around Arthur Stanley Eddington measured ...

dateMay 26, 2015 in Astronomy
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Do you have the time? Flies sure do

Flies might be smarter than you think. According to research reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on May 28, fruit flies know what time of day it is. What's more, the insects can learn to con ...

dateMay 28, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Apple wants a lead role in streaming music

Apple's iTunes helped change the way music-lovers bought their favorite songs, replacing plastic discs with digital downloads. Now the maker of iPods and iPhones wants to carve out a leading role in a revolution ...

dateJun 07, 2015 in Business
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