The best of the rest from the physics arXiv this week:
Some powerful industries may yet find ways to shift the burden of reducing emissions to others.
A veteran researcher discounts the role of lightning in the jet disaster mystery.
One component of solar panel arrays can cut power output by 40 percent, driving up the cost of solar electricity.
Physicists may be able to prove the existence of dark matter by watching a blank wall.
Geneticists in China and the U.S. have sequenced the cucumber genome.
If civilizations can't grow exponentially, that might explain why we don't see any signs of ET.
Aboriginal Australians have been observing the skies for 50,000 years, but only now are their astronomical achievements coming to light.
An upgrade to the game console uses cameras to track players' movements and recognize their faces.
NASA satellites are providing data used to forecast this year's hurricanes. So far the news is good.