Archive: 07/15/2004

Los Alamos pressure process makes pure zirconium glass

Zirconium may not be a girl's best friend, but by squeezing the metal with roughly the same pressure needed to make diamonds, scientists at the University of California's Los Alamos National Laboratory made a pure glass that ...

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ORNL nanoprobe creates world of new possibilities

A technology with proven environmental, forensics and medical applications has received a shot in the arm because of an invention by researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. ORNL's nanoprobe, which ...

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To Mars and Beyond: Plasma Rocket Research

With their main objective to develop a rocket for a manned mission to Mars, UH Professor Edgar Bering and his student, Michael Brukardt, were among the authors of an award-winning technical paper recognized at a recent conference ...

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Getting Lost Becomes A Thing of the Past

Getting lost in strange towns and cities or trying to find the right way to a particular destination is no longer a problem thanks to new navigation software that provides 'on the move' information for drivers and pedestrians ...

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Mystery Of Nanoparticles Concealed In The Blink Of An Eye

Scientists at the University of Chicago have discovered a better way to measure a confounding property of microscopic high-tech particles called quantum dots. Quantum dots, also called nanocrystals, emit light ...

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Using Carbon Nanotubes For Quantum Computing

The computing community for many years has longed to be able to to carry out high speed calculations using a genuine Quantum Computer because it would facilitate the practical factorisation of very large numbers and the searching ...

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