Livermore lab nears launch of fusion quest

Within the next week at a high-security building in Livermore, Calif., the size of a football stadium, scientists will hunker down to conduct an experiment backed by billions of dollars and promises to change the world's ...

AMD cuts 3Q guidance, blames weak consumer sales

(AP) -- Advanced Micro Devices Inc. has lowered its third-quarter outlook, supplying fresh evidence that consumers' penny-pinching on personal computers has led to a painful back-to-school shopping season for some technology ...

Inaugural 'Deep Orange' car unveiled at motorsports event

Amidst the din of roaring race car engines, one vehicle stood out for its sound of silence. With an electric motor, the inaugural "Deep Orange" car — the first concept car created by graduate students at the Clemson University ...

A second day of technical troubles at Facebook

Some Facebook users were temporarily shut out of the social networking service on Thursday as the website was beset by technical troubles for the second day in a row.

Solar dish research focused on future

Do you remember as a kid using a magnifying glass to generate intense heat to burn a leaf? Technology has come a long way since then, and the work of Western Engineering professor Kamran Siddiqui in the area of solar energy ...

Cassini gazes at veiled Titan

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Cassini spacecraft will swing high over Saturn's moon Titan on Friday, Sept. 24, taking a long, sustained look at the hazy moon. At closest approach, Cassini will fly within 8,175 kilometers (5,080 ...

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