Archive: 02/04/2012

Power without the cord

Cell phones and flashlights operate by battery without trouble. Yet because of the limited lifespan, battery power is not a feasible option for many applications in the fi elds of medicine or test engineering, such as implants ...

dateApr 02, 2012 in Engineering
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Solar eruptions cause sunquakes

(PhysOrg.com) -- A study led by UCL's Mullard Space Science Laboratory has shown for the first time that sunquakes can be produced during eruptions of magnetic field and charged particles, as the immense magnetic structure ...

dateApr 02, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Shooting at ceramics

Producing thin ceramic components has until now been a laborious and expensive process, as parts often get distorted during manufacture and have to be discarded as waste. Researchers are now able to reshape the surfaces of ...

dateApr 02, 2012 in Engineering
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