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Physics and Astronomy News Archive: October 2012

Image: What's Baking on Titan?
What's Baking on Titan?
Source: NASA/JPL   Posted: 10/16/12
Cassini images reveal some new curiosities on the surface of Saturn's mysterious moon Titan, including a nearly circular feature that resembles a giant hot cross bun and shorelines of ancient seas.

Image: Applied physics as art
Applied physics as art
Source: Harvard   Posted: 10/16/12
Researchers spray-paint ultrathin coatings that change color with only a few atoms' difference in thickness.

Image: Evidence of dynamo generation on an asteroid found
Evidence of dynamo generation on an asteroid found
Source: MIT   Posted: 10/16/12
A meteorite found in Antarctica holds evidence of a once-active dynamo on Vesta.

Image: Invisibility could be a key to better electronics
Invisibility could be a key to better electronics
Source: MIT   Posted: 10/16/12
MIT team applies technology developed for visual ‘cloaking’ to enable more efficient transfer of electrons.






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