Latest Crystal Stories

New Level Of Control Over Liquid Crystals Shown By Penn Researchers
2013-01-07 13:50:26

University of Pennsylvania Directed assembly is a growing field of research in nanotechnology in which scientists and engineers aim to manufacture structures on the smallest scales without having to individually manipulate each component. Rather, they set out precisely defined starting conditions and let the physics and chemistry that govern those components do the rest. An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Pennsylvania has shown a new way to direct the...

2012-12-18 05:04:00

United Travel Association awards Crystal "Top Travel Agent" in West Coast. Thousand Oaks, CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2012 Crystal Travel wins top travel agency for the West Coast by a landslide as voted by the United Travel Association. According to Crystal, no one is even close. Crystal Management stated, "The recognition is great, but it's really not fair to other travel agents. We get the best prices and even still our focus is always on providing the best service to our members." Crystal...

2012-12-14 05:02:01

Crystal's new deal allows members to access new resorts in the Marriott family including three new resorts scheduled for Brazil. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 Crystal Travel's new deal will allow members to book rooms within the entire family of Marriott hotels and resorts including Fairfield and Courtyard. Most notably, Fairfield and Courtyard will opening new locations prior to the World Cup in 2014 in Brazil. According to Crystal's Travel Manager Darlene, "Major...

Light Shed On Crystal Structure Solution With Hybrid Approach
2012-12-11 15:54:47

Northwestern´s McCormick School of Engineering Researchers combine computational and experimental methods to understand the arrangement of atoms in solids Understanding the arrangement of atoms in a solid – one of solids´ fundamental properties – is vital to advanced materials research. For decades, two camps of researchers have been working to develop methods to understand these so-called crystal structures. “Solution” methods, championed by...

2012-12-06 05:01:06

Crystal Travel has teamed up with Breezes Spa and Resorts to offer members amazing deals on upcoming vacations for members of this private travel club. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) December 05, 2012 Crystal Travel is a private members only travel agency offering members discounts on any and all travel. Breezes Resorts and Spas are a high end all inclusive resort offering a fifth night free. Together, these two companies allow members to enjoy amazing vacations at a fraction of the price....

Physicists Make Perpetual Clock With 4 Dimensional Crystals
2012-09-25 11:27:44

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Theoretical Physics made a huge leap from concept to reality yesterday thanks to collaboration between an international team of scientists and researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy´s (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). The team has proposed the experimental design of a space-time crystal that is based on an electric-field ion trap and the Coulomb repulsion of particles that carry...

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Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.