Archive: 05/24/2005

Nano-Grating DVDs could store 100 times more

Iomega Corporation today announced that the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) recently issued two highly notable patents to Iomega for its work with nano-technology and optical data storage, and external storage ...

May 24, 2005 3.9 / 5 (12) 0

Polymer grid technology a boon for bridges

When the long-awaited Highway 151 bypass around Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, opens later this year, vehicles traveling northbound will cross DeNeveu Creek on a bridge like no other in the country. Externally, the bridge looks ide ...

May 24, 2005 3.5 / 5 (4) 0

Rovers Continue Martian Missions

NASA's Mars rover Opportunity is trying to escape from a sand trap, while its twin, Spirit, has been busy finding new clues to a wet and violent early Martian history. "Spirit has finally found the kind of ...

May 24, 2005 not rated yet 0

Solar Fireworks Signal New Space Weather Mystery

The most intense burst of solar radiation in five decades accompanied a large solar flare on January 20. It shook space weather theory and highlighted the need for new forecasting techniques, according to several presentations ...

May 24, 2005 5 / 5 (1) 0

'Wet' Electrons Provide Easiest Way to Transport Charge

Technology has potential to produce clean fuel "if we could make it more efficient" The task of transporting electrical charges between metal-oxide and water phases is critical in such technologies as catalysis, sensors, and e ...

May 24, 2005 4.3 / 5 (3) 0