News tagged with electrons

How to get started with home automation

If you're not, shall we say, technically inclined, the idea of using home automation might seem out of this world. But the good news is, there's a variety of gadgets and gizmos on the market to help even the least tech-savvy ...

dateDec 29, 2015 in Consumer & Gadgets
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Choreographing the dance of electrons

Scientists at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have demonstrated a new way of controlling electrons by confining them in a device made out of atomically thin materials, and applying external electric and magnetic ...

dateDec 24, 2015 in General Physics
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The perfect Christmas gift? A nanoscale snowman

Would a jewel-encrusted snowman make the perfect Christmas present? At only 5 nanometres in size, the price might be lower than you think. And it's functional too, catalysing the splitting of water to make green hydrogen ...

dateDec 22, 2015 in Nanophysics
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