News tagged with magnetic recording

NASA's MMS breaks Guinness World Record

NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale mission, or MMS, is breaking records. MMS now holds the Guinness World Record for highest altitude fix of a GPS signal. Operating in a highly elliptical orbit around Earth, the MMS satellites ...

dateNov 04, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Application of light-switched magnets within reach

A minuscule antenna which focuses a bundle of light is a technological development that has suddenly brought light-enabled magnetic storage of data within reach. In an article which appeared this week in Nano Letters, Radboud ...

dateOct 30, 2015 in Nanophysics
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Dance of the nanovortices

It is a familiar phenomenon: if a spinning top is bumped or is set in rotation on an inclined surface, it usually does not move in a straight line, but instead scribes a series of small arches. Researchers at Technische Universität ...

dateFeb 02, 2015 in Nanophysics
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