Day: February 18, 2011

  • Senate Bill Would Make Leaks a Felony

    [If the government does it, it can’t be a crime:][link] >Legislation introduced in the Senate this week would broadly criminalize leaks of classified information.  The bill (S. 355) sponsored by Sen. Benjamin Cardin (D-MD) would make it a felony for a government employee or contractor who has authorized access to classified information to disclose such…

  • Scientists build the world’s first anti-laser

    >[The device, created by a team from Yale University, is capable of absorbing an incoming laser beam entirely.][link] and >Instead they think it could be used in next-generation supercomputers which will be built with components that use light rather than electrons. are enough for me today. The bad news is that this only absorbs light.…