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A large solar storm could knock out the power grid and...

David Wallace, Mississippi State University On Sept. 1 and 2, 1859, telegraph systems around the world failed catastrophically. The...

How 5G puts airplanes at risk – an electrical engineer explains

Prasenjit Mitra, Penn State New high-speed cellphone services have raised concerns of interference with aircraft operations, particularly as aircraft...

Got $1.2T to invest in roads and other infrastructure? Here’s how...

Anna Nagurney, University of Massachusetts Amherst The American economy is underpinned by networks. Road networks carry...

How the T-Mobile-Sprint merger will increase inequality

Amitrajeet A. Batabyal, Rochester Institute of Technology A federal judge gave his blessing to the US$26.5 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint on Feb. 11,...

Simply elegant, Morse code marks 175 years and counting

Eddie King, University of South Carolina The first message sent by Morse code’s dots and dashes across a long distance traveled from Washington, D.C., to...

Russia isn’t the first country to protest Western control over global...

Sarah Nelson, Vanderbilt University As the international community becomes increasingly concerned about misinformation and data breaches, the Russian government has announced plans to test its...

Why do people still use fax machines?

Jonathan Coopersmith, Texas A&M University The fax machine is a symbol of obsolete technology long superseded by computer networks – but faxing is actually...

Tech giants’ patent wars mean a longer wait for smarter phones

Ronald Klingebiel, University of Warwick It seems there is no end to the smartphone litigation saga. A long-running US court case just reappraised Samsung’s violation...

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Lara Schwartz, American University School of Public Affairs As the school year begins to wind down, high school seniors – and those who care about...