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How We Perceive Movement Through Space And Time Is Directly Connected
2013-03-13 21:50:31

New research on the human brain suggests our movements through physical space are directly connected with how our brains perceive time.

Better Accuracy For Optical Strontium Clock
2013-01-03 11:30:03

An optical clock with neutral strontium atoms is considered one of the top candidates for the definition of a "new" second. The probabilities have increased considerably, since its frequency will now be determined more accurately (probably by an order of magnitude).

Engineers Create Roll Up Conductors To Save Chip Space
2012-12-14 13:34:45

On the road to smaller, high-performance electronics, University of Illinois researchers have smoothed one speed bump by shrinking a key, yet notoriously large element of integrated circuits.

Boosting Heat Transfer With Nanoglue
2012-12-04 20:34:42

A team of interdisciplinary researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has developed a new method for significantly increasing the heat transfer rate across two different materials.


Word of the Day
coruscant
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.
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