Archive: 30/03/2012

To boldly go where no glass has gone before

QUT's first foray into space is bound to be a giant step for mankind. Dr Martin Castillo from Queensland University of Technology's (QUT) Science and Engineering Faculty, and researcher for the university's micro-gravity ...

dateMar 30, 2012 in Materials Science
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HELIOS makes silicon breakthrough

Researchers in Europe have succeeded in presenting an integrated tuneable transmitter on silicon - the first time this has ever happened. This results are an outcome of the HELIOS ('Photonics electronics functional integration ...

dateMar 30, 2012 in Optics & Photonics
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Getting to know the Goldilocks planet

NASA's Kepler spacecraft is discovering a veritable avalanche of alien worlds.  Recent finds include planets with double suns, massive "super-Earths" and "hot Jupiters," and a miniature solar system.  The variety ...

dateMar 30, 2012 in Space Exploration
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