Archive: 01/17/2007

Prussian Blue for information storage

In the family of Prussian blue, there is a compound that can act as a switch: it is not magnetic at the outset, but it can become magnetized by the effect of light and return to its initial state by heating. Researchers of ...

Jan 17, 2007 4.1 / 5 (9) 0

Dark energy may be vacuum

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen's Dark Cosmology Centre at the Niels Bohr Institute have brought us one step closer to understanding what the universe is made of. As part of the international collaboration ESSENCE ...

Jan 17, 2007 4.6 / 5 (56) 0

Doomsday clock moves forward 2 minutes

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (BAS) is moving the minute hand of the Doomsday Clock today from seven to five minutes to midnight. Reflecting global failures to solve the problems posed by nuclear weapons and the climate ...

Jan 17, 2007 3.4 / 5 (28) 0