Archive: 3/12/2012

How 'transparent' is graphene?

The amazing electrical, optical and strength properties of graphene, a single-atom-thick layer of carbon, have been extensively researched over the last decade. Recently, the material has been studied as a coating that might ...

dateDec 03, 2012 in Nanomaterials
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Steps towards filming atoms dancing

With their ultra short X-ray flashes, free-electron lasers offer the opportunity to film atoms in motion in complicated molecules and in the course of chemical reactions. However, for monitoring this motion, the arrival time ...

dateDec 03, 2012 in General Physics
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New York Times offers 30 newsroom buyouts

The New York Times said Monday it was offering buyouts to 30 newsroom managers and other journalists as part of an ongoing cost-cutting drive in a difficult environment for the newspaper industry.

dateDec 03, 2012 in Business
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