Category Archives: Science

$20 Tablet Computer Brings Internet to Underserved Communities


From the U.S. to China, competition for the tablet computer market has companies fighting to provide the most up-to-date technology at the best price. Up…read more

“Curiosity” Hopes to Provide Answers on Mars


“Seven minutes of terror” was how NASA scientists described the final blind minutes of the new Mars rover’s descent to the so-called “Red Planet”. Curiosity,…read more

Hot Weather Sparks Deadly Wildfires


Hundreds of miles of forest are on fire in the American West, due to dry weather, the mild winter that left little snow and some…read more

Transit of Venus Offers Last-in-Lifetime Sight


This week North Americans will have the opportunity to see one of Earth’s closest neighbors float cross the sun, which won’t happen again for 105…read more

Flying Cars Hit Market in 2012


At New York’s 2012 International Auto Show it wasn’t Ferrari, Lamborghini, or Mercedes stealing the spotlight, but a tiny engineering firm from Woburn, Mass., named…read more

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