News tagged with technology prize

Brian Schmidt discusses the fast-firing universe

In 1998, a team led by a former Harvard graduate student shocked the astrophysics world by publishing results that said the expansion of the universe, believed to be gradually slowing, was instead accelerating.

dateApr 28, 2015 in Astronomy
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QR code access to Nobel Prizes in Chemistry

Mobile devices equipped with a QR (quick response) code scanning app, which gives consumers instant access to information on the Web, now can give the same access to 110 years of information about the most prestigious honors ...

dateSep 04, 2013 in Other
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Graphene on its way to conquer Silicon Valley

The remarkable material graphene promises a wide range of applications in future electronics that could complement or replace traditional silicon technology. Researchers of the Electronic Properties of Materials Group at ...

dateJul 09, 2013 in Nanomaterials
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US computer graphics scientist wins Kyoto Prize

An American regarded as a father of computer graphics, an Indian literary critic and a Japanese molecular cell biologist have received the Kyoto Prize, Japan's highest private award for global achievement.

dateNov 10, 2012 in Other
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