New evidence shows the assault resembled a conventional denial-of-service attack.
The single-celled organism Physarum polycephalum is a power-house of raw animal intelligence. Researchers are learning how to program it to carry out simple computations.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week:
Could Internet service providers help provide basic privacy services to all users?
Two researchers open the door to finding a slew of vulnerabilities in the widely-used communications protocol.
The $9 billion accelerator won't be making black holes or the Higgs boson for some time.
The agency will invest $50 million in private companies with new ideas.
A major denial-of-service attack silenced the Twitterverse.
The presence of methane in Titan's atmosphere has puzzled astronomers for decades. Now they think they know where it came from.
Money has been allocated to jump-start an advanced battery industry in the United States.