Archive: 03/1/2011

Why we need research (Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- In a time of budgetary crisis, we are reminded of the crucial role research universities play in the development of communities on local, national and global levels.

dateMar 01, 2011 in Other
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Space image: Conjoined

(PhysOrg.com) -- The docked space shuttle Discovery and the Canadian-built Dextre, also known as the Special Purpose Dextrous Manipulator, are featured in this photograph taken by the STS-133 crew aboard the ...

dateMar 01, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Probing atomic chicken wire

(PhysOrg.com) -- Graphene, the material that makes up pencil "lead," could someday make electronic devices smaller, faster and more energy-efficient. Providing the first detailed analysis of graphene on boron ...

dateMar 01, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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