Roentgenium-111 shouldn't exist on Earth. Now a group of nuclear physicists claims to have found an ultra-stable version of it in gold.
Images from inside the Bahnhof data center show a world of Cold War-era security repurposed for the cyberwarfare of the 21st century.
The first analysis of data from shared bicycle networks in Europe, reveals some surprising urban cycling patterns
Whoever is trying to take down Wikileaks with a denial of service attack is now attacking Amazon.com.
Astronomers fear that Earth-like planets around dwarf stars cannot be protected by magnetic fields. Now they may be forced to change their minds
By offering GPUs as part of its cloud-based on-demand computing options, Amazon is venturing into territory formerly occupied by scientific supercomputers.
Users care about simplicity, not privacy, which is why portable identities are destined to be controlled by corporations instead of by open standards.
Congressmen can call for the site to be shut down, but that may prove nearly impossible.
The discovery that natural clay forms a protective shell around tiny air bubbles has profound implications for our theories about the origin of life on Earth.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week