New Hybrid Microscope Probes Nano-Electronics
Source: NIST Posted: 11/13/06 A new form of scanning microscopy that simultaneously reveals physical and electronic profiles of metal nanostructures has been demonstrated at JILA.
Ultrasound generates intense mechanoluminescence
Source: UIUC Posted: 11/13/06 Researchers have used high-intensity ultrasound in liquid slurries of sugar and other organic crystals to create mechanoluminescence up to 1,000 times more intense than from grinding.
NASA Sees into the Eye of a Monster Storm on Saturn
Source: JPL/NASA Posted: 11/13/06 NASA's Cassini spacecraft has seen something never before seen on another planet -- a hurricane-like storm at Saturn's south pole with a well-developed eye, ringed by towering clouds.
'Beauty is a harmonious relation between something in our nature and the quality of the object which delights us.'