Archive: 29/09/2004

Extraterrestrial Communication

In a cover story for the journal Nature, Christopher Rose, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Rutgers, contends that inscribing information and physically sending it to some location in deep space is more ...

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Tiny arm shuttles electrons in a new transistor

Using a vibrating arm less than one-millionth of an inch long and one-thousand times thinner than a human hair, a new transistor toggles on and off through the movement of a single electron. The infinitesimal size and low ...

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New Supercomputing Center in Pittsburgh

The U.S. academic community will soon have access to a new supercomputer modeled on the highest-performance systems currently being built in the United States, through a $9.7 million award to the Pittsburgh Supercomputing ...

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Laser Wakefield Acceleration: Channeling the Best Beams Ever

Researchers at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have taken a giant step toward realizing the promise of laser wakefield acceleration, by guiding and controlling extremely intense laser beams ...

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Bell Labs Researchers Push The Limits of Mobile Computing

Researchers from Lucent Technologies' Bell Labs are presenting two papers based on innovative research this week at MobiCom 2004 in Philadelphia, the premier international forum for mobile computing and wireless networking. ...

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