Archive: 05/12/2013

Improving electron control

In principle, the strange features of quantum mechanics can be accessed using single electrons as carriers of quantum information. However, while electrons can be captured in solid-state electrostatic traps, it is difficult ...

dateDec 05, 2013 in General Physics
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NIST tornado reports urge new safety standards

Nationally accepted standards for building design and construction, public shelters and emergency communications can significantly reduce deaths and the steep economic costs of property damage caused by tornadoes. That is ...

dateDec 05, 2013 in Engineering
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A naked eye nova erupts in Centaurus

If you live in the southern hemisphere, the southern sky constellation of Centaurus may look a little different to you tonight, as a bright nova has been identified in the region early this week.

dateDec 05, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Games help improve software security

Ever more sophisticated cyber attacks exploit software vulnerabilities in the Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) IT systems and applications upon which military, government and commercial organizations rely. The most rigorous ...

dateDec 05, 2013 in Software
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