Archive: 03/6/2012

Physicist tackles atomtronics

(PhysOrg.com) -- Atomtronics is a relatively new science devoted to creating artificial tailored materials consisting of neutral atoms held in an array with laser beams, or atoms moving along a desired track under electric ...

Mar 06, 2012
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Listening to the 9.0-magnitude japanese earthquake

(PhysOrg.com) -- Last year’s 9.0-magnitude Tohoku-Oki, Japan, earthquake was the fourth largest since 1900. However, because of thousands of seismometers in the region and Japan’s willingness to share their measurements ...

Mar 06, 2012
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The future of nuclear energy

Last March, the world watched closely as Japan struggled to contain a series of equipment failures, hydrogen explosions and releases of radioactive materials at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.

Mar 06, 2012
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AMD balances Radeon deck of graphics cards

(PhysOrg.com) -- Semiconductor company AMD has taken its story of having developed next-generation GPU technology offering a "gorgeous, stunning, breathtaking visual experience" for more elite, serious gamers ...

Mar 06, 2012 report
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Apple expected to unveil new iPad

Apple is expected to reveal a new version of its coveted iPad on Wednesday in its first major media event since the death of legendary founder and beloved pitchman Steve Jobs.

Mar 06, 2012
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