16th > December > 2012 Archive


Second Higgs possibility pops up in CERN data

Isn’t that just typical? Science waits half a century for a Higgs boson, and when it arrives, just like a bus, a second one is right behind.
Richard Chirgwin, 16 Dec 2012

Ray Kurzweil to become Google's top engineer

Futurist, artificial intelligence expert and inventor Ray Kurzweil will join Google as a director of engineering.
Simon Sharwood, 16 Dec 2012
Engineers fitting antenna heads

Terrible reception for Oz spectrum auction

Australia's spectrum auction has found a terrible reception from those hoped to be most interested in access to the airwaves, with local carriers deciding not to bid.
Natalie Apostolou, 16 Dec 2012