Emerging Technology

Recent solar flare may disrupt your GPS

Emerging Technology, Science
Monday, 08 August 2011

Recent solar flare may disrupt your GPS We're nearing the peak of the 11-year solar cycle, so double-check your GPS, and watch where you're going. On Thursday, the sun unleashed a massive solar flare (see video of the flare and how its effects have been moving toward Earth)

With space shuttle era over, U.S. robot set for Mars

Emerging Technology, Science
Friday, 22 July 2011

With space shuttle era over, U.S. robot set for Mars NASA moved on to a new chapter in space exploration on Friday, a day after the end of its shuttle program, by announcing details of plans to determine if Mars has or ever had the ingredients for life

The biggest telescope on Earth reveals the universe's farthest reaches

Emerging Technology, Science
Thursday, 02 June 2011

The biggest telescope on Earth reveals the universe's farthest reaches From a quiet swath of English countryside, some one and a half hours outside of London, researchers are receiving radio messages from the farthest reaches of the universe

World's largest particle accelerator offers window into laws of nature

Emerging Technology, Green Technology, Science
Tuesday, 17 May 2011

World's largest particle accelerator offers window into laws of nature The underground particle racetrack is present-day summation of questions about matter -- really, our entire puzzle-like understanding of the natural world -- that humans began to ask over a millennia ago