News tagged with speed

High-speed quantum memory for photons

Physicists from the University of Basel have developed a memory that can store photons. These quantum particles travel at the speed of light and are thus suitable for high-speed data transfer. The researchers were able to ...

dateSep 08, 2017 in Quantum Physics
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Video: How superhydrophobic materials stay totally dry

Raincoats, car windshields, waterproof phones: They all use a little chemistry to stay dry. Inspired by nature, chemists use extremely water-fearing, or superhydrophobic, coatings to repel water from surfaces to keep them ...

dateAug 08, 2017 in Other
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Internet pricing 101: Why costs are all over the map

There are 95 million American households with fixed - as in, not wireless - internet access, but few of us really understand why we pay what we pay, especially when we hear about a neighbor or relative with a cheaper rate ...

dateAug 02, 2017 in Telecom
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