The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week
Watson, a computer program built by IBM, is about to compete on "Jeopardy." But a bigger test will come when IBM tries to translate the machine intelligence into other domains.
Space tourist flights have resumed—buy now to fly in 2013.
Asleep or awake, brain activity is delicately balanced between inactivity and runaway catastrophe, according to a new study
The first data from one of the most important space observatories is set to change the way we understand at the Universe
But automation is making the humans who still have jobs more productive.
Several new electric cars and plug-in hybrids were unveiled at Detroit autoshow and CES.
In Western Europe, military bows became obsolete during the C16th as firearms evolved. But in China, guns and bows coexisted for almost a millennium. Now one scientist thinks he knows why
As Twitter becomes more essential, the limits of its user interface become increasingly apparent.
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