Archive: 26/04/2012

Graphene found to emit infrared light

( -- Ever since its discovery in 2004, graphene, the honey-comb arranged sheet of one atom thick carbon atoms, has continued to make waves in both the physics and engineering worlds. Now comes news from yet another ...

dateApr 26, 2012 in Nanomaterials report
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Astronomers identify three extrasolar planets

( -- It's not little green men, but it could be a step in that direction: Cornell astronomers, using data from the NASA Kepler Mission, have identified three Earthlike planets orbiting their own suns, all of which ...

dateApr 26, 2012 in Astronomy
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Could the Mekong's water destabilise Asia?

( -- South-East Asian nations surrounding the Lower Mekong Basin should put construction of hydro-electric dams on the Mekong River on hold if they want to avoid a human security disaster more reminiscent of sub-Saharan ...

dateApr 26, 2012 in Environment
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