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Data Erased By Magnetic Monopoles
2013-05-31 12:38:36

physical particle postulated 80 years ago, could provide a decisive step toward the realization of novel, highly efficient data storage devices.

2011-08-01 15:40:53

Physicists at Hamburg and Kiel University and the Forschungszentrum Jülich have found for the first time a regular lattice of magnetic skyrmions – cycloidal vortex spin structures of exceptional stability – on a surface.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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