Archive: 12/1/2011

Ecotechnology for the smart cities

This alliance is generating a knowledge base on cities and ecotechnology; it will gradually be joined by various Basque and international organisations and companies capable of coming up with innovative solutions underpinned ...

dateDec 01, 2011 in Environment
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Listening to the stars

It is almost night on the island of Puerto Rico. Astronomer Joanna Rankin raises her head toward the sky. A few of the brightest stars shine through blue cracks in a ragged dome of gray clouds. To her back, ...

dateDec 01, 2011 in Astronomy
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Into the magnetic blue yonder

Probing the quantum mechanics of magnetism is not for the faint of heart. Literally. The door to Madalina Furis’ laboratory on the fifth floor of the Cook Building has a sign that reads “Stop! No ...

dateDec 01, 2011 in General Physics
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