Archive: 20/12/2011

Need a new material? New tool can help

Thanks to a new online toolkit developed at MIT and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, any researcher who needs to find a material with specific properties — whether it’s to build a better mousetrap or a ...

dateDec 20, 2011 in Condensed Matter
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Ironing out the details of the Earth's core

(PhysOrg.com) -- Identifying the composition of the earth's core is key to understanding how our planet formed and the current behavior of its interior. While it has been known for many years that iron is the main element ...

dateDec 20, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Sensing the deep ocean

(PhysOrg.com) -- Futuristic robots may be coming soon to an ocean near you. Sensorbots are spherical devices equipped with biogeochemical sensors, that promise to open a new chapter in the notoriously challenging exploration ...

dateDec 20, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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A new spin in diamonds for quantum technologies

(PhysOrg.com) -- To explore the future potential of diamonds in quantum devices, researchers from Macquarie University have collaborated with the University of Stuttgart and University of Ulm in Germany towards developing ...

dateDec 20, 2011 in Nanophysics
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