After travelling for more than 33 years the Voyager 1 probe reached the # boundaries of the solar system: so far in fact the solar wind that hit it travelled at supersonic speed but in the border zone called “termination shock” reached by the probe it slows down until it stops.
Yesterday there was the official announcement of an agreement for Dell to acquire Compellent Technologies, Inc., supplier of virtualized and cloud computing storage solutions. Dell is buying Compellent shares at $27,75 each in cash for a total amount of about $960 millions.
The novel “The Dreaming Void” by Peter F. Hamilton is the first volume of the Void trilogy, set in the same universe as Hamilton’s previous novels “Pandora’s Star” and “Judas Unchained” but more than a millennium later.
Yesterday there was a virtual 2010 Nobel Peace Prize award to Liu Xiaobo, virtual because the Chinese activist in in jail.
Jim Morrison received a posthumous pardon concerning a charge for indecent exposure dating from 1969. The initiative started from Florida Governor Charlie Crist in 2007, later it was officially submitted to the state Board of Executive Clemency and yesterday it was voted in favor.