Wheel Damage Adding Up Quickly For Mars Rover Curiosity
But remember the design specification was 3 months not 10 years
Curiosoty mission was designed to last a whole Martian year, or 23 Earth months. So it was intended to be "multi-year"
How to Maintain Lab Safety While Making Viruses Deadlier
Why? Aren't there other modes of travel available? Or is the virus too snooty to travel via road and would instead prefer to be airborne?
Toxic Algae Threatens Florida's Gulf Coast
only reason the filthy Ganges river has not destroyed the Seychelles & other pristine reefs nearby/quote
The Ganges-Brahmaputra delta is over 5000 kms away from Seychelles. The only "nearby" reefs are in the Andaman islands (still a distance of over 1200 kms).
For Fast Internet in the US, Virginia Tops the Charts
Surely the CIA and NASA have learnt to use e-mail by now.
Siberian Discovery Suggests Almost All Dinosaurs Were Feathered
Birds evolved from dinos, while reptiles and dinos evolved from a common ancestor.
People Who Claim To Worry About Climate Change Don't Cut Energy Use
Ad homonym attacks are just plain dumb.
I must remember to wear sunglasses the next time I read your comments.
Blinded by thine radiance, art thou Helios?
After NSA Spying Flap, Germany Asks CIA Station Chief to Depart
I get a feeling that overt nationalism is quite frowned upon in Germany. I have had a few German colleagues in the past who refused to even sing their national anthem. So while it is reasonably correct to assume that Germans are loyal to they own country, I don't think national pride would come in the way of Klinsmann's professionalism.
Police Using Dogs To Sniff Out Computer Memory
From the article:
. . . then-MPAA chairman and CEO Dan Glickman said . . . "the dogs are some of the greatest employees we have here at the MPAA"
You know what, I totally believe that the guy was speaking the truth. I mean, the characteristics possessed by the average dog puts it fair and square above an MPAA employee.
London Regulator Says Uber Is Operating Legally
I think your hereing abilities have been impaired. The phrase is "hear hear"
Disappointed Woz Sells His "Worthless" Galaxy Gear Watch
Is a Hobbit's domesticated pet rabbit called a habbit?
Germany's Glut of Electricity Causing Prices To Plummet
Well, lignite does have high sulphur content, but anthracite is expensive (and also produces more CO2), and producing coking coal requires peteroleum.
Mozilla Introduces Browser-Based WebIDE
You don't support Emacs. Emacs supports you!
Perl Is Undead
utilitarian . . . despite all the rot
Was that meant to belittle Jeremy Bentham? You swine!
Emails Show Feds Asking Florida Cops To Deceive Judges About Surveillance Tech
Can't the courts take sua sponte action in the matter, when it is clear that the dept. of justice is quite brazenly violating the law?
Unisys Phasing Out Decades-Old Mainframe Processor For x86
I remember seeing a test match between Australia and New Zealand on Nine, which had the Unisys logo, if my memory serves me right.
Did Russia Trick Snowden Into Going To Moscow?
he was willing to break the oaths he took
I can't say whether Snowden did indeed do the above. He may have. But what about all these functionaries in the government who took an oath to protect and defend the U.S. constitution and have been willingly breaking them?
Ask Slashdot: Where's the Most Unusual Place You've Written a Program From?
I didn't have one - too expensive.
You had a 30-foot catamaran, yet you found the expansion card to be expensive? Of course it's possible you inherited the vessel, still...