These things seem to be pretty big - roughly the size of Earth's orbit around the Sun - and they could help to explain where a bunch of missing matter in the universe is, known as the missing baryon problem.
In his latest book, "The Sense of Style," Harvard cognitive scientist and linguist Steven Pinker explores the most common words and phrases that people stumble over. The book is like a modern version Strunk
"Hot or not?" comes to computer security Back in 1999, Neal Stephenson's novel Cryptonomicon introduced me to the idea of Van Eck phreaking—intercepting the weak electromagnetic radiation from a computer
‘A choice between one phone where you can’t tell what goes on inside it and another phone where you can’t tell what goes on inside it’ Mozilla is celebrating the Firefox browser’s 10th birthday, but it’s
That's exactly what a cosmic phenomenon, called a light echo, does. This Hubble image to the right was taken in February, 2004 and is a consequence of the revealing power of the light echo. This isn't