Archive: 10/08/2010

Topological insulators take two steps forward

A team of researchers from the Stanford Institute of Materials and Energy Science, a joint institute of the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University, and their international collaborators ...

dateAug 10, 2010 in General Physics
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Micromachines for a safer world

Tiny sensors known as accelerometers are everywhere. The near-weightless technology can measure the impact of a dangerous tackle on a football player's helmet, control the flow of highway and runway traffic, analyze a golf ...

dateAug 10, 2010 in Engineering
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Dark matter is held together by 'attractors'

The universe consists of a large amount of invisible matter - dark matter. We do not know what it is, but we know that it is there and that without dark matter there would be no galaxies, and hence stars, planets and life ...

dateAug 10, 2010 in General Physics
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Netflix to stream Paramount, Lionsgate, MGM movies

(AP) -- Netflix Inc. has reached a five-year deal worth nearly $1 billion to stream movies from Paramount, Lionsgate and MGM online starting Sept. 1 - a major move that boosts its "Watch Instantly" offerings and makes the ...

dateAug 10, 2010 in Business
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