Archive: 03/06/2008

Nanotech: Hot Technology Gets a Cool Down

It’s the hottest technology – featherweight laptops that feature rapid response, crisp graphics and operate complex computer games; slim cell phones with Web-browsing capabilities, store high resolution photos and keep ...

dateJun 03, 2008 in Nanophysics
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White Dwarf Lost in Planetary Nebula

Call it the case of the missing dwarf. A team of stellar astronomers is engaged in an interstellar CSI (crime scene investigation). They have two suspects, traces of assault and battery, but no corpse.

dateJun 03, 2008 in Astronomy
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Milky Way's Inner Beauty Revealed

We live in the Milky Way galaxy - a disk-shaped collection of about 400 billion stars including the Sun. Many of those stars and much of the dense gas between the stars concentrate into large arms that spiral outward from ...

dateJun 03, 2008 in Astronomy
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Climate change could impact vital functions of microbes

Global climate change will not only impact plants and animals but will also affect bacteria, fungi and other microbial populations that perform a myriad of functions important to life on earth. It is not entirely certain ...

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