Archive: 2/08/2005

Scientists weather a space storm to find its origin

A team of researchers from the UK and France used SOHO, ACE and the four Cluster spacecraft to study a huge eruption on the Sun, tracing its progress from birth to when it reached Earth.

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A new spin on silicon

'Orbitronics' could keep silicon-based computing going after today's technology reaches its limits For about 40 years, the semiconductor industry has been able to continually shrink the electronic components on silicon chips, ...

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Caltech Scientists Create Tiny Photon Clock

In a new development that could be useful for future electronic devices, applied physicists at the California Institute of Technology have created a tiny disk that vibrates steadily like a tuning fork while it is pumped with ...

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NASA to redesign space vehicles

NASA engineers reportedly will abandon the basic space shuttle design in the next generation of U.S. spacecraft to make them safer and more powerful.

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Optoelectronic integration overcoming processor bottlenecks

One of the biggest obstacles facing computer systems today is the problem of memory latency, the time a computer must wait to access the data stored in memory despite faster processor speeds. Two demonstrators reveal that ...

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Cracking the Perception Code

The brain may interpret the information it receives from sensory neurons using a code more complicated than scientists previously thought, according to new research from the National Autonomous University of Mexico and Cold ...

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