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Use of ‘Trailblazing’ Material For New Sensors Investigated By NASA
2012-12-06 16:43:03

NASA Tiny sensors -- made of a potentially trailblazing material just one atom thick and heralded as the “next best thing” since the invention of silicon -- are now being developed to detect trace elements in Earth´s upper atmosphere and structural flaws in spacecraft. Technologist Mahmooda Sultana, who joined NASA´s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., two years ago and has since emerged as Goddard´s go-to expert in the development of graphene-based...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.