Archive: 14/01/2009

Physicists resolve a paradox of quantum theory

University of Toronto quantum physicists Jeff Lundeen and Aephraim Steinberg have shown that Hardy's paradox, a proposal that has confounded physicists for over a decade, can be confirmed and ultimately resolved, a task which ...

dateJan 14, 2009 in General Physics
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Internet Growth Follows Moore's Law Too

( -- Originally, Moore’s Law described the number of transistors that can fit on an integrated circuit, which doubles approximately every 18 months. Now, a team of researchers from China has discovered that ...

dateJan 14, 2009 in General Physics feature
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A better way to pinpoint underground oil reserves

( -- Picture this: an accurate map of a large underground oil reservoir that can guide engineers’ efforts to coax the oil from the vast rocky subsurface into wells where it can be pumped out for storage or transport.

dateJan 14, 2009 in Engineering
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Robo-forklift keeps humans out of harm’s way

( -- Researchers in MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) are working on a better way to handle supplies in a war zone: a semi-autonomous forklift that can be directed by people ...

dateJan 14, 2009 in Robotics
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Jumbo-sized discovery made in Malaysia

New data released today by the Wildlife Conservation Society and Malaysia's Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) reveals that a population of endangered Asian elephants living in a Malaysian park may be the largest ...

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