Archive: 20/02/2008

Fiber-optic booster on a chip

More and more of our communications -- from text messages to high-definition television -- travel over optical fiber. At last count the United States was crisscrossed by more than 80 million miles of it, with some 225 million ...

dateFeb 20, 2008 in General Physics
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Drifting off to sleep

Researchers studying the resting behaviour of wild sperm whales have found evidence that whales literally 'drift' off to sleep.

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Aromaticity may occur in unexpected materials

Shiv Khanna, Ph.D., professor of physics, and colleagues from Virginia Commonwealth University and Penn State, were recently highlighted in the Editor’s Choice section of the journal Science, as well as the trade publication ...

dateFeb 20, 2008 in General Physics
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