Archive: 29/02/2008

SSRL Beamline 13 Achieves First Light

On February 14, the first light shone into the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory's newest beamline. Beamline 13, which has been under construction for the past two years, will allow new types of soft X-ray material ...

dateFeb 29, 2008 in General Physics
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Gesture-driven computers

It isn’t always easy to communicate with a computer. Two Fraunhofer Institutes will be presenting new possibilities of man-machine interaction at CeBIT in Hanover (Germany) on March 4 through 9. They will demonstrate how ...

dateFeb 29, 2008 in Computer Sciences
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Carbon calculator provides personalized footprint

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have created a carbon calculator that shows people as well as cities and businesses how their lifestyles contribute to global warming and identifies areas where they ...

dateFeb 29, 2008 in Environment
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ATLAS completes world's largest jigsaw puzzle

Today the ATLAS collaboration at CERN celebrates the lowering of its last large detector element. The ATLAS detector is the world’s largest general-purpose particle detector, measuring 46 metres long, 25 metres high and ...

dateFeb 29, 2008 in General Physics
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