Quantcast

Latest Physical quantities Stories

2012-02-07 21:17:02

An international team of scientists has demonstrated a revolutionary new way of magnetic recording which will allow information to be processed hundreds of times faster than by current hard drive technology.

SDO Helps Measure Magnetic Fields On The Sun's Surface
2012-01-19 13:34:38

A subset of data that helps map out the sun's magnetic fields was recently released from the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO).

2011-12-20 18:17:31

Size matters… but apparently so does shape – when it comes to conducting heat in very small spaces.

2011-11-07 17:01:09

They shrink when you heat 'em.

2011-09-20 12:54:47

Metrologists are measurement artists who are very precise - in the case of the Boltzmann constant up to the sixth decimal place.

2011-09-12 13:14:05

Bochum's physicists led by Prof. Dr. Hartmut Zabel have demonstrated the spin pumping effect in magnetic layers for the first time experimentally.

2011-08-29 21:02:58

In their search for smaller, faster information-storage devices, physicists have been exploring ways to encode magnetic data using electric fields.

2011-08-01 14:36:30

Computer files that allow us to watch videos, store pictures, and edit all kinds of media formats are nothing else but streams of "0" and "1" digital data, that is, bits and bytes.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.