Archive: 09/04/2009

Red-hot research could lead to new materials

( -- Recent experiments to create a fast-reacting explosive by concocting it at the nanoscopic level could result in more spectacular firework displays. But more impressive to the Missouri University of Science ...

dateApr 09, 2009 in Materials Science
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New Laser Technique Advances Nanofabrication Process

( -- The ability to create tiny patterns is essential to the fabrication of computer chips and many other current and potential applications of nanotechnology. Yet, creating ever smaller features, through a widely-used ...

dateApr 09, 2009 in Nanophysics
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Beyond Apollo: Moon Tech Takes a Giant Leap

The flight computer onboard the Lunar Excursion Module, which landed on the Moon during the Apollo program, had a whopping 4 kilobytes of RAM and a 74 KB "hard drive." In places, the craft's outer skin was as thin as two ...

dateApr 09, 2009 in Space Exploration
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