STEREO Sends Back First Solar Images
Source: NASA Posted: 1/28/07 NASA's twin Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatories (STEREO) sent back their first images of the sun this week and with them a view into the sun's mounting activity.
Ultra-Dense Optical Storage — on One Photon
Source: URochester Posted: 1/28/07 Researchers at the University of Rochester have made an optics breakthrough that allows them to encode an entire image's worth of data into a photon, slow the image down for storage, and then retrieve the image intact.
Blood-Cell-Sized Memory Made
Source: NSF Posted: 1/28/07 Researchers have created an ultra-dense memory device the size of a white blood cell that has enough capacity to store the Declaration of Independence and still have space left over.
Exploring the Universal Glue
Source: JLab Posted: 1/15/07 Jefferson Lab's nuclear physicists are studying how the strong force combines nature's fundamental building blocks into the lightest particle built of quarks: the pion.
'In a way science is a key to the gates of heaven, and the same key opens the gates of hell, and we do not have any instructions as to which is which gate.
Shall we throw away the key and never have a way to enter the gates of heaven? Or shall we struggle with the problem of which is the best way to use the key?'