Archive: 09/19/2008

Pinning down the Milky Way's spin

New, very precise measurements have shown that the rotation of the Milky Way is simpler than previously thought. A remarkable result from the most successful ESO instrument HARPS, shows that a much debated, ...

Sep 19, 2008 4.2 / 5 (26) 5

A broadband single-photon source

As science makes progress toward practical quantum computing, improved quantum cryptography and scalable quantum communications systems, single photon sources will become more important. Until now, though, ...

Sep 19, 2008 4.7 / 5 (36) 0 feature

'No time to lose' to start thinking sustainability

As director of the University of Oregon's Climate Leadership Initiative, the need to address human contributions to global warming is a no-brainer that Bob Doppelt says in his new book requires a mindset tuned into "The Power ...

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