Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The value of the displays produced by Taiwan's flat panel sector is expected to grow in the second quarter because of the growing popularity of smartphones, a government report said yesterday.
Monday, May 20, 2013
A Russian capsule filled with 45 mice and 15 newts along with other small animals returned from a month's mission in orbit on Sunday with data scientists hope will pave the way for a manned flight to Mars.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
An automated telescope monitoring the moon has captured images of an 88-pound (40 kg) rock slamming into the lunar surface, creating a bright flash of light, NASA scientists said on Friday.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Inscrutable ice giants Neptune and Uranus have only a thin rind of windy weather over their fluid contents, a team of planetary scientists say. The research published in the journal Nature relies on decades-old data from the Voyager 2 spacecraft — and may help scientists understand the atmospheric dynamics of alien gas-giant exoplanets beyond our solar system.
An impromptu spacewalk over the weekend seems to have fixed a big ammonia leak at the International Space Station, NASA said Thursday.
Friday, May 17, 2013
NASA's planet-hunting Kepler telescope is broken, potentially jeopardizing the search for other worlds where life could exist outside our solar system.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Canadian spaceman Chris Hadfield on Tuesday returned to Earth along with two other astronauts after a half-year mission to the International Space Station that saw him shoot to global stardom through his Twitter microblog.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Liquid crystal display (LCD) monitor makers should develop new niche products to fight against a declining market, a local research firm said recently.
British banking group Barclays PLC cut its quarterly growth forecast for second-quarter notebook computer shipments for the second time in a month Monday following disappointing results in April.
The annual Computex Taipei, Asia's largest computer trade show, will highlight touch-panel devices with screen sizes ranging from 3.5 inches to 80 inches, according to the organizers.