Archive: 04/3/2006

Downloaded song reaches No. 1

Chart toppers don't just mean singles or albums bought anymore. According to the Official UK Charts Company, Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy" became the first song to reach No. 1 on the pop charts based on the sale of downloads alone.

Apr 03, 2006 4 / 5 (1) 0

Creating exotic oxide-based spintronic devices

Physicist Jak Tchakhalian studies what occurs in the interface of two incompatible nanomaterials made of complex oxides that are produced by laser pulses. In the process, what emerges is an extremely exotic ...

Apr 03, 2006 4.4 / 5 (12) 0

Berkeley Lab Dedicates the Molecular Foundry

Traditionally, a foundry has been a place where molded objects are made. The term comes from “founding,” the act of pouring a liquid material into a mold and allowing it to solidify. Since the introduction ...

Apr 03, 2006 3.9 / 5 (7) 0

The sixth sense -- your place in space

In addition to the familiar five senses—touch, sight, smell, hearing, and taste—scientists know of a sixth sense called proprioception It 's the sense of where your body is in space that allows you to touch your nose ...

Apr 03, 2006 3.9 / 5 (40) 0