News tagged with racetrack

Shelley, Stanford's robotic racecar, hits the track

Other than some decals and a few extra antennas, there's nothing outwardly remarkable about the white Audi TTS zipping around the track at Thunderhill Raceway, north of Sacramento, Calif. Its tires squeal as it zigs through ...

dateAug 14, 2012 in Engineering
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Racetrack memory

Imagine a computer equipped with shock-proof memory that's 100,000 times faster and consumes less power than current hard disks. EPFL Professor Mathias Klaui is working on a new kind of "racetrack" memory, ...

dateNov 15, 2010 in General Physics
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Beating the back-up blues

That sinking feeling when your hard disk starts screeching and you haven't backed up your holiday photos is a step closer to becoming a thing of the past thanks to research into a new kind of computer memory.

dateApr 03, 2009 in General Physics
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