Tuesday's issue of The Christian Science Monitor has a detailed article about Europe's long-term space exploration plans, notably proposals the European Space Agency (ESA) has floated for European-led human missions to Mars by 2030. This would be in roughly the...
... Extreme Programming (XP), that is.XP is a radical new style of computer programming that's taken some subgroups of the computer industry by a storm. It features embarrassing rituals, a cork-board with all of the known errors, and a kind...
If you've had to spend hours on the phone with a technical support center to solve a problem with a computer or other electronics products--and who hasn't, these days--then you can sympathize with the engineers at JPL who had to...
A portable-and potentially very inexpensive-device for checking a person's immune system could help fight HIV in developing countries.
Software recognizes and interpret shapes sketched on a tablet computer, enabling designers to bypass paper.
Software that adds a layer of secret data provides a more versatile digital watermark to authenticate electronically transmitted images.
Neutron-based device could foil terrorists by sensing explosives in baggage.
New software simulates the complex physics of combustion to produce convincing animations of flame and smoke.
Grid computing isn't just for scientists and engineers anymore: IBM has harnessed the grid to online game play.
Identity theft is common-but keeping a watchful eye on your credit card accounts is now easy.