The intergalactic medium unveiled: Cosmic Web Imager directly observes 'dim matter'
(Phys.org) —Caltech astronomers have taken unprecedented images of the intergalactic medium (IGM)—the diffuse gas that connects galaxies throughout the universe—with the Cosmic Web Imager, an instrument ...
Google's Street View address reading software also able to decipher CAPTCHAs
Research duo quantify global human migration numbers
World Wide Web turns 25 years old
Twenty-five years ago, the World Wide Web was just an idea in a technical paper from an obscure, young computer scientist at a European physics lab.
Microsoft unveils 'SurroundWeb'—whole room web display concept
Pew studies American view of Internet impact
Distant quasar illuminates a filament of the cosmic web
Astronomers have discovered a distant quasar illuminating a vast nebula of diffuse gas, revealing for the first time part of the network of filaments thought to connect galaxies in a cosmic web. Researchers ...
Phone charger can place user on malware alert
Google unleashes Coder for Raspberry Pi as kid-friendly tool
Google sits on Internet-traffic throne, says report
QR code security vulnerability found with Google Glass
New tool makes online personal data more transparent
The web can be an opaque black box: it leverages our personal information without our knowledge or control. When, for instance, a user sees an ad about depression online, she may not realize that she is seeing it because ...
New programming language accommodates multiple languages in same program
Computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University have designed a way to safely use multiple programming languages within the same program, enabling programmers to use the language most appropriate for each function while ...
Researchers find selective eaters less likely to be eaten
New research has found that dietary specialization among herbivores, specifically caterpillars, indicates whether or not they are better able to hide themselves from predators such as birds. The research ...