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JILA Team Demonstrates 'A New Way of Lasing': A 'Superradiant' Laser
2012-04-06 03:23:58

Physicists at JILA have demonstrated a novel “superradiant” laser design, which has the potential to be 100 to 1,000 times more stable than the best conventional visible lasers.

2012-03-29 22:37:57

Measurements taken by a team including National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) scientists show that a newly created material has the ability to separate closely related components of natural gas from one another, a task that currently demands a good deal of energy to accomplish.

2012-03-23 23:01:24

IMC client, Ladder Companion, LLC, will be featured in the Make it in America display this year at the national Manufacturing Innovation Conference 2012, hosted by the National Institute of Standards

2012-03-23 23:01:19

Two regional manufacturing leaders traveled with IMC, Inc.

2012-03-21 15:30:04

Why does inhaling anesthetics cause unconsciousness?

2012-03-21 15:11:08

It turns out you can be too thin—especially if you're a nanoscale battery.

2012-03-21 15:06:02

Remember Slinky®, the coiled metal spring that "walks" down stairs with just a push, momentum and gravity?

Inner Workings Of Magnets May Lead To Faster Computers
2012-03-16 03:14:28

Using the world's fastest light source -- specialized X-ray lasers -- scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder and the National Institute of Standards and Technology have revealed the secret inner life of magnets, a finding that could lead to faster and "smarter" computers.

2012-03-15 11:46:07

Using the world's fastest light source -- specialized X-ray lasers -- scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder and the National Institute of Standards and Technology have revealed the secret inner life of magnets, a finding that could lead to faster and "smarter" computers.


Word of the Day
cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.