Thursday, 29 September 2011

Battle of the knowledge superpowers

Knowledge is power - economic power - and there's a scramble for that power taking place around the globe. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-14949538

Monday, 26 September 2011

ArXiv Turns 20

Last month, arXiv turned 20 years old. ArXiv is an electronic preprint server widely used by physicists, though it has expanded to include articles in other fields such as mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics. 

http://arxiv.org/

(Source:https://blogs.libraries.iub.edu/libchem/2011/09/06/arxiv-turns-20/)

Wednesday, 21 September 2011

SciTopics

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topics.http://www.scitopics.com/

Friday, 2 September 2011

Space junk at tipping point, says report

Scientists in the US have warned Nasa that the amount of so-called space junk orbiting Earth is at tipping point.
A report by the National Research Council says the debris could cause fatal leaks in spaceships or destroy valuable satellites. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-14757926