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When Gmail was telling me it was "offline" earlier today, in an outage I experienced that didn't seem to affect very many, and which resolved itself after about 15 minutes, I found some very interesting tweets reminding us all of some major tech moments that happened this week in history.

Published in Fuzzy Logic

Apple says an alleged iPhone vulnerability released by WikiLeaks overnight on Thursday affected the iPhone 3G only and was fixed in 2009.

Published in Security
Thursday, 17 June 2010 02:13

Could dark part of Universe not exist?

An U.K. study performed at Durham University suggests that the amount of dark matter and dark energy that astronomers contend to exist in the universe could be wrong. The U.K. astronomers say it might not even be out there.


Published in Space
Saturday, 13 February 2010 03:22

Dark matter experiment readied for Space Station

The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer is beginning its trip to the International Space Station. Starting from CERN, in Switzerland, it will proceed to ESTEC, in the Netherlands, before eventually heading to the NASA Kennedy Space Center in Florida, for its trip into space via the space shuttle and STS-134.

Published in Space
U.S. astronomers have announced that they have made the first definitive measurement of dark matter. They describe the shape indirectly observed as similar to a "squashed … cosmic beach ball."

Published in Space
Monday, 21 December 2009 11:17

Shining a light on dark matter

Emerging from 800m underground comes the first real suggestion that dark matter may actually exist.  Dark matter is seeing the light, as it were.

Published in Space
Wednesday, 17 December 2008 20:51

Astrophysicists see dark energy slowing universe

For the first time, astronomers have seen through the eyes of the NASA Chandra space telescope what is being called “arrested development” of the universe (slowing of the expansion of the universe), which is caused specifically by the effects of dark energy.

Published in Space
Astronomers identify that dark matter is different from ordinary matter when they pointed the Hubble Space Telescope and the Chandra X-ray Observatory toward two very large merging galaxies that are forming the galactic cluster MACSJ0025.4-1222.

Published in Space




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