Diamond

Harder than Diamond

Harder than Diamond

Researchers from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas have calculated that compressed lonsdaleite (also called a hexagonal diamond) is 58% harder than a diamond. Traditionally, lonsdaleite has been rated between 7 and 8 on the ...

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HTC Touch Diamond

HTC Touch Diamond

HTC recently unveiled its new flagship phone, the HTC Touch Diamond. Similar to the iPhone, it offers an innovative touch-screen based interface called TouchFLO 3D, which allows ‘three-dimensional’ control. The HTC Touch Diamond has 3.5G cellular capabilities (which the current ...

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Nano-Diamonds Might Lead to Quantum Computing

University of Melbourne scientists have managed to create nanometer-sized diamonds, by shooting carbon atoms into glass and the heating the glass. The diamonds’ properties may help in creating quantum computers capable of performing parallel computing tasks that cannot be carried ...

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