Today on New Scientist: 2 October 2009

 作者:独孤垓媾     |      日期:2019-03-08 02:03:01
This is a digest of the stories posted to from 6pm yesterday until 6pm today. We’re running it as an experiment. Did you find it useful? Do you have suggestions about how we can make it better? Let us know. You can now subscribe to these digests by RSS Devastating Indonesian earthquake ‘still to come’ A megaquake in the Sumatra region is long overdue, say geologists, but the earthquake this week wasn’t it Keith Tyson: ‘Nature is better at painting than I am’ See what happened when the Turner prize-winning artist let nature do his job for him Innovation: Behind the scenes at Sony’s broadcast lab New Scientist gets an advance peek at how the tech giant hopes to change how TV is made and enable sports spectators to direct their own live coverage Brain-wave boost sets us to slow motion Running an electric current through the brain boosts beta waves and slows movement, which could suggest new treatments for diseases like Parkinson’s Illegal toxic waste spotted from space Move over Erin Brockovich – today’s environmental detectives can use radar, helicopters and satellites to spot illegal waste dumps Better world: Top tech for a cleaner planet There’s a lot more to green technology than wind farms. From more efficient aircraft to thread made from chicken feathers, we pick out the best ideas Best of the Ig Nobel prizes 2009 The physics of tottering moms-to-be, how to survive a pub fight, and a bra that doubles as a gas mask get the recognition they so richly deserve Sports jocks are oh-so predictable According to game theory,