Archive: 06/21/2011

Putting a new spin on computing

(PhysOrg.com) -- Physicists at the University of Arizona have achieved a breakthrough toward the development of a new breed of computing devices that can process data using less power.

Jun 21, 2011 4 / 5 (5) 6 | with audio podcast

Tunnel view of how electrons play

(PhysOrg.com) -- Electrons behave like football teams: the match becomes interesting when the teamwork is as good as that conjured up by the players of FC Barcelona. Electrons which interact strongly with ...

Jun 21, 2011 5 / 5 (3) 1 | with audio podcast

Origami in seed capsules

(PhysOrg.com) -- A number of plants disperse their seeds in a rather artistic way: the seed capsules of the ice plant Delosperma nakurense, for instance, unfold lids over the seed compartments in the manner ...

Jun 21, 2011 not rated yet 0 | with audio podcast

Clues on how flowering plants spread

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have long scratched their heads over the Earth’s dazzling array of flowering plants. While conifers took 300 million years to yield hundreds of species, flowering plants diversified ...

Jun 21, 2011 not rated yet 0 | with audio podcast