Archive: 12/11/2008

Extreme makeover: computer science edition

(PhysOrg.com) -- Suppose you have a cherished home video, taken at your birthday party. You're fond of the video, but your viewing experience is marred by one small, troubling detail. There in the video, framed and hanging ...

dateNov 12, 2008 in Computer Sciences
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Cassini Finds Mysterious New Aurora on Saturn

(PhysOrg.com) -- Saturn has its own unique brand of aurora that lights up the polar cap, unlike any other planetary aurora known in our solar system. This odd aurora revealed itself to one of the infrared instruments on NASA's ...

dateNov 12, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Researchers find link between seeing and thinking

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at UQ's Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) have discovered an important new link between how we see an action – and the way our mind processes that visual stimulation.

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Barnacles prove hard to please when house-hunting

(PhysOrg.com) -- It’s a tough life out at sea so you might think a small crustacean would be happy to take what it can get when it comes to finding a home - not the humble barnacle.

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Singing in slow motion

(PhysOrg.com) -- As anyone who watched the Olympics can appreciate, timing matters when it comes to complex sequential actions. It can make a difference between a perfect handspring and a fall, for instance. But what controls ...

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