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First African School of Physics brings cutting-edge physics and technology to sub-Saharan Africa

July 29, 2010 6:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

This August, students and scientists from African countries will get the rare opportunity to learn about innovative physics experiments, accelerators and technology on their own continent.

Advent Software and Capital IQ Join Forces to Deliver Critical Research Data for Investment Professionals

July 29, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of software and services for the global investment management industry, today announced that Capital IQ and Tamale RMS@ data will now be available via a single dashboard view. The new dashboard combines fundamental and quantitative...

Hacking your own Peltier LAB Thermal Chamber

July 29, 2010 5:28 am | Videos | Comments

Dave turns a low cost reptile egg incubator into a decent 2ºC to 60ºC lab thermal chamber. Throw in a Rigol oscilloscope, an Arduino, and a few multimeters for good measure.

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Joysticks - Microswitch Based

July 29, 2010 5:23 am | by digikey | Videos | Comments

http://bit.ly/cmYhgm - This tutorial, provided by Digi-Key and APEM Components, Inc., explains joystick basics, as well as the physical variants and applications for Apem microswitch joysticks.

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Super-Charge Ion Battery Can Charge in 10 Minutes

July 29, 2010 5:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

Super-charge ion batteries (SCiB) from Toshiba charge in as little as 10 minutes and have a structure that assures an extremely low incidence of internal short circuits

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Bringing Broadband to India

July 29, 2010 4:52 am | by Rupert Baines, picoChip (www.picochip.com) | Blogs | Comments

picoChip announced a partnership with a local firm (Entuple) which will help with our sales and support in India, and rather more importantly, we announced a major design win with Rancore for a 4G basestation design.

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What Kind of Green Jobs Most Interest You?

July 29, 2010 4:22 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

On Monday, Amy told you about some resources to help you learn about and find green jobs. "Green jobs" is a broad term, and there are opportunities for people with all types of skills.

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Playstation, TVs boost Sony to $294 million profit

July 29, 2010 2:05 am | by TOMOKO A. HOSAKA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Sony bounced back to profit last quarter and raised its full-year earnings forecast, fueled by stronger demand for its PlayStation 3 gaming consoles, personal computers and televisions.The Tokyo-based electronics and entertainment giant said Thursday it booked a net profit of 25.7 billion yen —...

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Widevine Agreement Sees LOVEFiLM Expand DRM and Add Adaptive Streaming for Multiplatform Use

July 29, 2010 12:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LOVEFiLM, Europe's largest subscription service -- streaming movies and TV episodes over the Internet and sending DVDs by post -- has signed a significant agreement with US-based Widevine, naming Widevine as LOVEFiLM's preferred provider of digital rights management (DRM) and video...

The Time Scale Laboratory

July 28, 2010 11:25 pm | by NPLdigital | Videos | Comments

See where the UK's national time scale is generated at the National Physical Laboratory.

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PicoP® Display Engine at Heart of Game Demo

July 28, 2010 11:25 pm | by mvisvideo | Videos | Comments

Players of first-person shooter computer games traditionally play while seated with a keyboard, mouse, and fixed monitor. However, these hardcore gamers soon may be unleashed from their stationary position to enjoy a realistic virtual combat experience with life-sized video images,...

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Empa grows 'sea urchin'-shaped structures

July 28, 2010 11:22 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA)) Empa researchers have succeeded in growing sea-urchin shaped nanostructures from minute balls of polystyrene beads using a simple electrochemical process. The spines of the sea urchin consist of zinc oxide nanowires....

Coolest Toy EVER!!

July 28, 2010 10:21 pm | by Dmeist | Videos | Comments

Built out of kevlar and carbon fiber, this miniature figher jet can reach speeds upwards of 280 M.P.H. The models use small jet turbines, functionally identical to those used in actual full-sized jets to achieve remarkable speeds and flying precision.

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Future Designer laptop - ROLLTOP //Diploma Thesis//

July 28, 2010 8:23 pm | by orkinful | Videos | Comments

www.orkin-design.de The device of the flexible display allows a new concept in notebook design growing out of the traditional bookformed laptop into unfurling and convolving portable computer. By virtue of the OLED-Display technology and a multi touch screen the utility of a laptop...

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Installing an Intel SSD into an Asus UL30VT Ultraportable

July 28, 2010 8:23 pm | by jon4lakers | Videos | Comments

In this video we go through the process of installing an Intel solid state disc into an Asus UL30VT ultraportable. We then install a fresh copy of Windows 7 on it

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