Archive: 12/01/2009

Astronomers hit a telescopic jackpot

Astronomers this year are about to get a windfall of new and improved telescopes of unprecedented power with which to explore the universe. The bonanza arrives 400 years after Galileo spied craters on the moon through the ...

dateJan 12, 2009 in Astronomy
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Smart Lighting: New LED Drops the 'Droop'

( -- Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed and demonstrated a new type of light emitting diode (LED) with significantly improved lighting performance and energy efficiency.

dateJan 12, 2009 in General Physics
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Wireless Microgrippers Grab Living Cells in 'Biopsy' Tests

( -- In experiments that pave the way for tiny mobile surgical tools activated by heat or chemicals, Johns Hopkins researchers have invented dust-particle-size devices that can be used to grab and remove living ...

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