Archive: 11/01/2011

Researchers roll out a new form of lighting

In this month's edition of Physics World, Paul Blom and Ton van Mol from the Holst Centre in Eindhoven describe a way of creating thin, flexible sheets of organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) using a cheap, newspaper-style "roll- ...

Nov 01, 2011 4.7 / 5 (11) 3 | with audio podcast

Mold fungi can cure plants

We know them from our garden, from damp cellars or from the fridge - mold fungi can be found almost everywhere. Their success is due to their remarkable versatility:  depending on external conditions, ...

Nov 01, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 0

A star with spiral arms

For more than four hundred years, astronomers have used telescopes to study the great variety of stars in our galaxy. Millions of distant suns have been catalogued. There are dwarf stars, giant stars, dead ...

Nov 01, 2011 4.6 / 5 (11) 17 | with audio podcast