Archive: 26/02/2010

CeBIT 2010: Live 3-D-TV

This is the year in which 3D cinema and 3D TV will make the breakthrough. At CeBIT in Hannover, Fraunhofer researchers are presenting technologies and standards that are hastening the progress.

dateFeb 26, 2010 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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Pin-pointing water in space

( -- Water is regarded as a key ingredient for life - and water exists plenty in the universe. Now scientists have found the precious element in a disk around a young star, similar to our Sun. This disk, supposedly ...

dateFeb 26, 2010 in Astronomy
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Nanotube Thermocells Hold Promise as Energy Source

( -- A study published in the American Chemical Society's journal Nano Letters reveals that thermocells based on carbon nanotube electrodes might eventually be used for generating electrical energy from heat discarded ...

dateFeb 26, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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Mechanical devices stamped on plastic

( -- Microelectromechanical devices -- tiny machines with moving parts -- are everywhere these days: they monitor air pressure in car tires, register the gestures of video game players, and reflect light onto ...

dateFeb 26, 2010 in Engineering
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A New Class of Variable Stars Revealed

( -- Modern astronomy sometimes makes discoveries by looking in new places, the distant universe for example, using telescopes and instruments that extend the previous limits of detection.

dateFeb 26, 2010 in Astronomy
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