Camera lets people shoot first, focus later (20/10/2011)

Startup Lytro unveiled a camera that lets people adjust the focus on photos after they take them.

U.S. communications satellite launched from Baikonur - Roscosmos (20/10/2011)

A Proton-M carrier rocket carrying the U.S. ViaSat-1 communications satellite was launched from the Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan, Russia's Roscosmos space agency said on Wednesday.

Iran launches uranium yellowcake production (17/10/2011)

Iran has manufactured the first batch of uranium yellowcake, the raw material used for nuclear fuel production, Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said on Monday.

Amateur skywatchers in Tenerife find 'impact threat' asteroid. (14/10/2011)

Amateur astronomers have for the first time spotted an asteroid that comes close enough to earth to pose a threat of impact. Volunteers picked out the cosmic rock - named asteroid 2011 SF108 - last month from the observatory in the Canary Islands. The breakthrough discovery could signal the first of many more asteroid sighting around the world as keen amateurs become more equipped with advanced technology.

New Optical Signal Processing to Satisfy Power-Hungry, High-Speed Networks (13/10/2011)

A new all-optical signal processing device to meet the demands of high capacity optical networks and with a wide range of applications including ultrafast optical measurements and sensing has been developed by researchers at the University of Southampton.

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2011 (12/10/2011)

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2011 was awarded to Tomas Tranströmer

2011 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel (11/10/2011)

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2011
Thomas J. Sargent, Christopher A. Sims

The Nobel Peace Prize 2011 (08/10/2011)

  The Nobel Peace Prize 2011
  Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee, Tawakkul Karman

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2011 (08/10/2011)

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2011
Saul Perlmutter, Brian P. Schmidt, Adam G. Riess

China successfully launches "Heavenly Palace" space craft (30/09/2011)

JIUQUAN, ChinaChina successfully launched an experimental craft on Thursday paving the way for its first space station amid a blaze of national pride, bringing the growing Asian power closer to matching the United States and Russia with a long-term manned outpost in space.