Archive: 24/07/2007

Unique Quantum Effect Found in Silicon Nanocrystals

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory, collaborating with Innovalight, Inc., have shown that a new and important effect called Multiple Exciton Generation (MEG) occurs efficiently ...

dateJul 24, 2007 in Nanophysics
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Small Footprint, Big Impression

North Carolina State University’s paleontologists may have a small physical “footprint” on campus, but the researchers have managed to make a pretty big impression on the world nonetheless.

dateJul 24, 2007 in Archaeology & Fossils
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The Sun Loses its Spots

While sidewalks crackle in the summer heat, NASA scientists are keeping a close eye on the sun. It is almost spotless, a sign that the Sun may have reached solar minimum. Scientists are now watching for the first spot of ...

dateJul 24, 2007 in Astronomy
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