Archive: 08/23/2004

Sun Is Closer Than We Thought

This September, NASA is set to bring back a tiny sampling of the raw material of the Sun, a sample weighing no more than a few grains of salt. In a dramatic ending that marks a beginning in scientific ...

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Big Computers For Big Science

A visiting neutron scattering scientist at ORNL sends data from her experiment to a San Diego supercomputer for analysis. The calculation results are sent to Argonne National Laboratory, where they are turned into "pictures." ...

Aug 23, 2004 2 / 5 (1) 0

Nanocoatings Can Save Energy, Costs

Argonne's Energy Technology Division (ET) provides innovative materials and engineering solutions to national energy challenges that range from energy production and conservation to transportation. In 2003, nanostructured carbide-der ...

Aug 23, 2004 4 / 5 (1) 0

Hitachi Endorses Zyvex Nanoprober Solutions

Hitachi High Technologies America (HTA) and Zyvex Corporation today announced an agreement to refer microsystems customers for worldwide sales channels. Under this agreement, Hitachi High Technologies America will refer ...

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Next Generation DVD Format

With over three billion DVD discs shipped since the format's launch in 1997, the entertainment industry is gearing up for a next generation format DVD, which will be the topic of technical and marketing discussions at next w ...

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Sony Hits Sweet 16X With New DVD Burners

Now Available, Sony's Seventh-Generation DVD Burners Boast Six-Minute Burn Time Sony Electronics is upping the ante for DVD recording with its second generation of DVD+R Double Layer (DL) burners that support 16X DVD+R record ...

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