Science

LG Display plans to invest $2.83 billion in OEL panels

Science, Green Technology
Tuesday, 09 August 2011

LG Display plans to invest $2.83 billion in OEL panels South Korea's LG Display (034220.KS) aims to invest about 220 billion yen ($2.83 billion) toward mass-production of OEL (organic electroluminescence) panels from the second half of 2014, the Nikkei business daily reported

Recent solar flare may disrupt your GPS

Science, Emerging Technology
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

Science, Emerging Technology
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

Could the moon provide clean energy for Earth?

Science, Green Technology
Thursday, 21 July 2011

Could the moon provide clean energy for Earth? The nuclear engineering professor at the University of Wisconsin needs a rare element to fuel his research into a fusion reactor. But the cost of the isotope -- helium-3 -- is rising faster than a rocket headed to space

How the Smart Grid Will Change Your Life

Science, Green Technology
Thursday, 21 July 2011

How the Smart Grid Will Change Your Life The Buzzword Breakdown Series is supported by The Network, Cisco's technology news site. The Network features technology news, trends and information

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

Science, Emerging Technology
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

Science, Green Technology, Emerging Technology
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

Is nuclear energy worth the risk?

Science, Green Technology
Monday, 04 April 2011

Is nuclear energy worth the risk? CNN's panel debate on the future of nuclear energy takes place later this month. Here Malcolm Grimston of Chatham House and Kumi Naidoo of Greenpeace express their opinions on the nuclear energy issue