Energy Harvesting with Nanogenerators
Source: Gatech Posted: 11/21/10 Powering conventional electronic devices with nanoscale generators that harvest mechanical energy from the environment using an array of tiny nanowires is now a reality.
Antihydrogen trapped for first time
Source: Berkeley Posted: 11/21/10 Physicists have succeeded in trapping antihydrogen — the antimatter equivalent of the hydrogen atom — a milestone that could soon lead to experiments on a form of matter that disappeared mysteriously shortly after the birth of the universe 14 billion years ago.
Physics experiment suggests existence of new particle
Source: UMich Posted: 11/6/10 The results of a high-profile Fermilab physics experiment appear to confirm strange 20-year-old findings that poke holes in the standard model, suggesting the existence of a new elementary particle: a fourth flavor of neutrino.
Cassini Sees Saturn Rings Oscillate Like Mini-Galaxy
Source: NASA/JPL Posted: 11/5/10 Scientists believe they finally understand why one of the most dynamic regions in Saturn's rings has such an irregular and varying shape, thanks to images captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
Advance could change modern electronics
Source: Oregon State Posted: 11/2/10 Researchers have solved a quest in fundamental material science that has eluded scientists since the 1960s, and could form the basis of a new approach to electronics.
NASA Spacecraft on Final Approach Toward Comet
Source: NASA/JPL Posted: 11/2/10 The EPOXI mission spacecraft has refined its path toward a Nov. 4 flyby of comet Hartley 2, successfully performing its final maneuver today at 8 a.m. PDT (11 a.m. EDT).
'Our job in physics is to see things simply, to understand a great many complicated phenomena, in terms of a few simple principles.'