November 14, 2005


Space tractor
More than a few Hollywood adventures have featured asteroids smashing into the earth and wiping out cities or generating monstrous tsunamis...

Chemical hubs
In recent years researchers have been teasing out the properties of all manner of networks as wide-ranging as the Web, social connections among people, and relationships among chemicals in the biochemical processes that support life...

Time simplifies quantum crypto
The field of quantum cryptography, which promises potentially perfectly secure communications, has matured rapidly. Current research is aimed at increasing data rates and improving reliability...

Spreadsheet drives sensor net
Networks of tiny, inexpensive sensors scattered throughout an environment could make it easier to monitor environmental conditions, collect scientific data and track people and vehicles for military and law enforcement purposes. Managing these sensor networks and analyzing the data they collect, however, promises to be challenging...

Bits and pieces
Sugar turns vegetable oil to diesel, nanotubes block electromagnetic radiation, and a carbon nano vehicle.


View from the High Ground:
GMU's Harry Wechsler

Pervasive computing, personalized medicine, the game of Go, biometrics, 1984, machines making decisions for us, the limits of a computer science education, and the importance of not knowing ahead of time.

How It Works: Quantum cryptography
Perfectly secure communications comes down to using the quirks of quantum physics to reliably detect eavesdroppers.

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November 18, 2005
Adding can subtract distractions
It is conventional wisdom that it is difficult to carry out two tasks at the same time. A study has showed that this is not always true. In fact, in some cases, doing two things at once can help concentration. It all depends on how different the tasks are...

November 11, 2005

Attack could overload Net

November 10, 2005

Cleaner nylon

November 4, 2005
Measuring moisture

"Look at what was done after 9/11 and recently in London. They went to find the perpetrators "after" the events and using mostly manual means. This is "state-of-the-art"...."
- Harry Weschler, George Mason University

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