News tagged with watts

What keeps the Earth cooking?

What spreads the sea floors and moves the continents? What melts iron in the outer core and enables the Earth's magnetic field? Heat. Geologists have used temperature measurements from more than 20,000 boreholes around the ...

dateJul 17, 2011 in General Physics
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Laser Fusion and Exawatt Lasers

( -- In the recent past, producing lasers with terawatt (a trillion watts) beams was impressive. Now petawatt (a thousand trillion watts, or 10^15 watts) lasers are the forefront of laser research. Some labs are ...

dateOct 01, 2009 in Optics & Photonics
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Intel's new Ivy Bridge parts form a budget line

(—News from Intel on Ivy Bridge microarchitecture involves the rollout of eight new SKUs (processor unique identifier part numbers) to Celeron and Pentium families as well as a new Core chip. Translation: Intel's ...

dateJan 22, 2013 in Hardware weblog
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