Podcasting: Newest trend in education?

A United Kingdom university is introducing the use of education-based MP3 audio files into its program to help modernize education.

SPEAR3 Accelerator Approved for 500mA

This spring the Department of Energy gave SPEAR3 license to run the accelerator at 500 milliamperes (mA), the current the accelerator was designed to use. Since it opened in January 2004, the machine has operated at 100 mA ...

Project seeks monsoon storm source

This monsoon season will be like no other, according to Joseph Zehnder, a meteorologist with Arizona State University. The reason is because it will be studied more extensively than any other monsoon season.

Slide Into the 3G World with Samsung's SGH-Z400

Samsung today presents a top-rated slide–up that possesses the right blend of maximum performance with refined styling. Samsung Electronics released an innovatively designed SGH-Z400 to cater the needs of today's global ...

Scientists design Maglev car with greater stability

Since the late ‘60s, scientists have been designing, building and operating “flying trains,” or magnetically levitated (“Maglev”) systems. However, the sci-fi-like technology still faces challenges for increased ...

Thirty Meter Telescope Passes Conceptual Design Review

The detailed design for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) developed by a U.S.-Canadian team is capable of delivering on the full promise of its enormous light-collecting area, according to the findings of an independent panel ...

Sensor opens up study of crucial molecule

MIT scientists have discovered a way to monitor a crucial molecule as it goes about its business within living cells. The molecule, nitric oxide (NO), plays critical roles in the human body -- from the destruction of invading ...

Size Matters: From Aerosol Particles to Cloud Droplets

Clouds play a central role in the Earth’s climate system and water cycle. A cloud’s behavior depends to a great extent on the number and size of the droplets it is made of. Since each of these droplets requires a seed ...

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