Dr. Seth Shostak sees the search for alien life as a three-horse race, and not a long one either.
A vote by the European Union says that all mobile devices must use a universal charger design by 2016. Suck it, Apple.
The ELI project is slated to construct a laser like nothing we have ever seen before, or ever should see with the naked eye.
A twenty year old European high-speed rail project has finally begun, but protests are so severe that the Italian army has been called in.
Here's another controversial news story in which we can reference Room 101 and 1984 and all that. The European Union is creating programs to act as agents in monitoring discussion forums, website information, file servers, peer-to-peer networks and, best of all, personal, individual computers. It'll be looking for "automatic detection of threats and abnormal behaviour or violence."
Osmotic power, you say? That's exactly what brings the juice in one of Norway's Statkraft plants, which opened yesterday. According to the company, the plant generates electricity thanks to a bank of cells that force osmosis: "The plant generates power...