One of my current Open University modules (M362 – Developing Concurrent Distributing Systems) discusses “The Cloud” quite a bit, especially the Amazon solution. It is supposed to be cheaper and more scaleable than creating your..
British plan to tackle asteroids A team of British scientists are developing plans for a spacecraft that could stop large asteroids from destroying the Earth. The 10 tonne “gravity tractor” would deflect any orbiting rocks..
Technology site Wired has an article up showing some incredible nanoscale images taken with scanning probe microscopes. These microscopes are so powerful that they can can images of single atoms. The article contains some really..