Archive: 05/17/2010

Glass electrodes used in nanoscale pump

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of engineers from the U.S. and South Korea has developed what is believed to be the smallest man-made pump ever built, powered by a glass electrode. The pump is about the same size ...

dateMay 17, 2010 in Nanophysics report
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50 Years Of Lasers

This weekend marked the 50th anniversary of the invention of the first working laser. Today, lasers can be found almost everywhere, from telephone lines to cutting edge scientific research, supermarket scanners, ...

dateMay 17, 2010 in Optics & Photonics
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Models indicate Gulf spill may be in major current

(AP) -- Researchers tracking the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico say computer models show the black ooze may have already entered a major current flowing toward the Florida Keys, and are sending out a research vessel ...

dateMay 17, 2010 in Environment
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Teens learn dangers of texting while driving

(AP) -- Kamy Mayott has been told that texting while driving is dangerous. But the 15-year-old didn't know just how dangerous until she navigated a golf cart through an obstacle course while texting and took ...

dateMay 17, 2010 in Other
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