Archive: 17/12/2009

Beaming in on Warm Dense Matter (w/ Video)

( -- The Neutralized Drift Compression Experiment II (NDCX-II) now under construction at Berkeley Lab will deliver a high-current pulse of lithium ions to a foil target almost simultaneously, momentarily heating ...

dateDec 17, 2009 in General Physics
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Smart phones are making Wi-Fi hotspots hot again

Lisa Helminiak, who uses her iPhone as a computer as much as to talk, has declared her independence from the slow cell phone network. Instead of using AT&T's network, she's using her phone's Wi-Fi capability to connect to ...

dateDec 17, 2009 in Telecom
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A Search for Stability for Platinum Catalysts

( -- A new carbon support that greatly increases the durability of proton-exchange membrane fuel cells has been developed by scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Princeton University. This new ...

dateDec 17, 2009 in Nanomaterials
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