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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...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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