Archive: 15/09/2011

Organic solar cell breakthrough

NPL scientists have achieved a significant breakthrough in the metrology of organic photovoltaics – a solar power technology. The research demonstrated a new type of atomic force microscopy that can 'see' down into a ...

dateSep 15, 2011 in Nanophysics
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Audiences fund films they want to watch

Private financing is leading a boom in documentaries -- as evidenced by the record number screened at the 36th Toronto International Film Festival, wrapping up on Sunday.

dateSep 15, 2011 in Internet
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Tatooine-like planet discovered (w/ video)

( -- Although cold and gaseous rather than a desert world, the newfound planet Kepler-16b is still the closest astronomers have come to discovering Luke Skywalker's home world of Tatooine. Like Tatooine, Kepler-16b ...

dateSep 15, 2011 in Astronomy
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