Archive: 24/07/2006

Superheating Nanoparticles

“For quite a long time people have been measuring the melting points of small particles,” Shaun Hendy tells “They’ve found that the melting point decreases and this decrease is in inverse proportion to ...

dateJul 24, 2006 in Nanophysics feature
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Black Hole Spills Kaleidoscope of Color

Shoes may not come in every color, but space objects do. All objects in space, everything from dust to distant galaxies, give off a rainbow of light - including light our eyes can't see. That's where NASA's Great Observatories ...

dateJul 24, 2006 in Astronomy
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Glass fibers instead of copper cables

Semiconductor technology is expensive. Novel optical microchips made of plastic are set to bring down the price of fiber-optic technology in future. Personal fiber-optic connections for private individuals and industrial ...

dateJul 24, 2006 in Semiconductors
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