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.
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.
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.
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.
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