News tagged with pump

Why seas are rising ahead of predictions

Sea levels are rising faster than expected from global warming, and University of Colorado geologist Bill Hay has a good idea why. The last official IPCC report in 2007 projected a global sea level rise between ...

Nov 01, 2012
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Creating a pure spin current in graphene

(PhysOrg.com) -- Graphene is a material that has the potential for a number of future applications. Scientists are interested in using graphene for quantum computing and also as a replacement for electronics. However, in ...

Feb 07, 2011 feature
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Spin-polarized electrons on demand

Many hopes are pinned on spintronics. In the future it could replace electronics, which in the race to produce increasingly rapid computer components, must at sometime reach its limits. Different from electronics, where whole ...

Jan 15, 2009
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New nanodevice builds electricity from tiny pieces

(Phys.org) -- A team of scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and University of Cambridge has made a significant advance in using nano-devices to create accurate electrical currents. Electrical ...

Jul 06, 2012
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DARPA's ATLAS robot unveiled (w/ Video)

On Monday, July 8, 2013, the seven teams that progressed from DARPA's Virtual Robotics Challenge (VRC) arrived at the headquarters of Boston Dynamics in Waltham, Mass. to meet and learn about their new teammate, ...

Jul 11, 2013
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This heat pump can last 10 000 years

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers now are testing an entirely new heat pump. While those we use today last ten to twenty years, the new one will last almost forever.

Apr 27, 2011
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