Coronal mass ejection to pass Earth, Messenger and Juno

On July 16, 2013, at 12:09 a.m. EDT, the sun erupted with an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection or CME, a solar phenomenon that can send billions of tons of particles into space that can reach Earth one to three days later. ...

Microsoft tears down walls to open up future

When CEO Steve Ballmer announced Microsoft's most sweeping reorganization in years Thursday, he said it was to make the company faster-paced and more collaborative - all the better to advance his vision of turning the software ...

Microsoft presses US on data request disclosures

Microsoft said Tuesday it had asked the US government for permission to disclose details of how it handles national security data requests, citing "inaccuracies" in recent media reports.

Scientists power mobile phone using urine

British scientists on Tuesday reported they had harnessed the power of urine and were able to charge a mobile phone with enough electricity to send texts and surf the internet.

Using pressure to swell pores, not crush them

More than a decade ago, Thomas Vogt and Yongjae Lee, then colleagues at Brookhaven National Laboratory, uncovered a counter-intuitive property of zeolites. When they put these porous minerals in water, and then put the water ...

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