Ask Slashdot: Post-Quantum Asymmetric Key Exchange?
is a public key system that is resistant to quantum fourier sampling attacks (ie. attacks of the type Shor discovered). That's not to say it's resistant to quantum mechanical attacks, but that if it is, nobody knows what the attack looks like.
Power Demand From US Homes Expected To Fall For a Decade
Don't be silly. Everybody knows
1+2+3+4+... = - 1/12.
Antihelium Discovered By STAR
Anti-helium has a mass exactly equal (well, if CPT is a good symmetry) to helium. The mass of helium is roughly 4 amu, which is ~4 GeV.
The mass of the top quark is *significantly* more than that. The mass of the top (and antitop) is 172 GeV.
Is Software Driving a Falling Demand For Brains?
So that when the Butlerian Jihad comes I will be ready.
How the Web Rallied To Review the P != NP Claim
I think I spotted an error... you were too quick with the cancellation. The main point is that P! / P = (P-1)!
Print-On-Demand Publisher VDM Infects Amazon
> 27 million. Just go to amazon.com, choose the books department to the left of the search bar, don't enter anything in the search field, and press go.
So that reduces the significance by a factor of 10. That said, it's still 0.2%, which is quite high considering they're not a traditional publisher.
Caltech Pranks MIT's Prefrosh Weekend
http://mit.edu/urop/ The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program. MIT will pay you or give you credit to do research, for professors. If you have good ideas for research that nobody is currently doing, the office or a professor can sponsor you, and you can get money to travel to facilities, run experiments, etc. The program not only makes doing research fantastically accessible to undergrads, but also maintains programs like MIT's FormulaSAE and SolarCar teams.
Buzzing speakers happen. I'm sure they happen at CalTech too. The claim that a buzzing speaker implies professors do not care about their students is outrageous.