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First Military Grade Laser Tested

First Military Grade Laser Tested

Northrop Grumman recently tested a new modular electronic laser capable of emitting a targeted 105 kilowatt beam. Part of the United States Defense Department’s Joint High Power Solid State Laser (JHPSSL) program, Northrop Grumman’s new laser is the first weapons-grade ...

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250 DVDs on a Coin?

250 DVDs on a Coin?

Scientists at the University of California (UC) Berkeley, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, have developed an easily executable technique whereby nanoscale elements can accurately assemble themselves over sizeable surfaces. This finding could inadvertently change the face of the data ...

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Carbon Nano-Tube Color A4 E-Paper

Carbon Nano-Tube Color A4 E-Paper

Samsung Electronics and Unidym have demonstrated the world’s first carbon nanotube-based color active matrix electrophoretic display (EPD) e-paper. The revolutionary color e-paper was demonstrated on a 14.3 inch display. The e-paper device jointly completed by Samsung and Unidym uses a ...

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Morphing Shape Alloy

Morphing Shape Alloy

Researchers from the Northwestern University’s McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, teamed up with Boise State University Professor Peter Mullner to create a foam from a nickel-manganese-gallium alloy (Ni-Mn-Ga). This special foam changes shape when exposed to a magnetic ...

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Crystal Island

Crystal Island

Crystal Island is an ambitious building project on an unprecedented scale, which was recently granted preliminary planning permission in Moscow. Designed by Foster and Partners, whose chairman is the accomplished architect Norman Foster, this impressive project will be the world’s ...

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