Latest Dmitri Krioukov Stories

Scientist Uses Physics To Get Out Of Traffic Ticket
2012-04-16 13:28:22

Brett Smith for Redorbit.com Move over, Sheldon Cooper! Need someone to ℠fix´ your traffic ticket? Don´t bother chasing down a connection at the police station. Instead, try giving your old physics teacher a call. University of California at San Diego scientist Dmitri Krioukov recently calculated his way out of paying a $400 traffic ticket using a four-page paper complete with graphs and equations, according to an article by Physics Central. Krioukov´s argument,...

2010-09-11 01:57:39

for a Stressed-Out Internet SDSC Collaboration Aims to Create First Accurate Geometric Map of the Internet The San Diego Supercomputer Center and Cooperative Association for Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA) at the University of California, San Diego, in a collaboration with researchers from Universitat de Barcelona in Spain and the University of Cyprus, have created the first geometric "atlas" of the Internet as part of a project to prevent our most ubiquitous form of communication from...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.