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The first National Day of Civic Hacking is June 1 and 2, 2013. The event allows for civic hackers to collaboratively create, build, and invent tools using publicly-released data with the common goal of improving ones community through technology. Examples of … Continue reading
Pluto may no longer be a planet, but it’s still great at engendering public interest in astronomy. On February 11, the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute called on the Internet to vote on the official names of Pluto’s two smallest moons … Continue reading
On July 4, 2012, physics history was made. CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, announced that scientists working with the Large Hadron Collider have found evidence of a new particle. This particle displays characteristics consistent with the Higgs boson, … Continue reading
You might have heard news of the OPERA collaboration’s CERN experiment recording neutrinos traveling faster than light, a finding that would call Einstein’s theory of relativity into question. However, a new update from ScienceInsider (a news blog by Science magazine) identifies … Continue reading
ResearchGATE ( http://www.researchgate.net/ ) is a free of charge, online research platform (meta-data of about 35 million articles and publications as well as tens of thousand of Full texts) that aims to connect scientists, researchers, and scholars worldwide. ResearchGATE provides: … Continue reading
IEEE Xplore is a digital library providing full text access to IEEE journals, transactions, magazines, letters, conference proceedings, standards, and IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology) publications. A new redesign of IEEE Xplore is going to launch in mid-February. Watch … Continue reading