'Phonon Hall Effect' Observed

What effect do magnetic fields have on uncharged particles? Their effect on charged particles is familiar to every student of physics or electrical engineering. A common example is the Hall Effect, a basic phenomenon of ...

Oct 23, 2005 3.5 / 5 (12) 0 feature

How to find a black hole

Black holes. Just the name evokes mystery and intrigue. But do they really exist? Scientists have discovered at least 20 objects in 20 different galaxies that are potential black holes and may contain event hor ...

Oct 20, 2005 3.9 / 5 (24) 0 feature

NanoWorld: Nature Inspired Micro Circuits

A team of chemical engineers, biologists, geneticists, and electronic engineers headed by Kenneth Sandhage at the Georgia Institute of Technology and colleagues has developed a new process for converting the finely detailed ...

Oct 13, 2005 3.7 / 5 (3) 0 feature

Analysis: China's futile Web clampdown

An axiom of Communist China's founder Mao Zedong goes, "a single spark can start a prairie fire." Today, the country's leaders fear this is only an Internet click away.

Sep 26, 2005 4 / 5 (2) 0

Nano radios for microchips

Radios the size of bacteria employing nano-magnets could help microchips wirelessly communicate with one another, experts told UPI's Nano World.

Sep 15, 2005 not rated yet 0

Zinc Powder Will Drive Your Hydrogen Car

A revolutionary method of using concentrated solar energy for producing hydrogen in a clean, safe and inexpensive way was developed by a cooperation of scientists from Israel, Sweden, Switzerland and France. ...

Sep 11, 2005 4.4 / 5 (31) 0