materials sciences

Atlantis’ landing ends final mission after 30 years of space shuttle era


July 21st, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by BNO News
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA(BNO NEWS) -- Space shuttle Atlantis on Thursday landed at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida to end its final mission after 30 years of the administration's Space Shuttle Program.Atlantis ... Read more...

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Scientists make first perovskite-based superlens for the infrared


March 30th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): Superlenses were previously made from elaborate artificial constructs known as metamaterials, which are difficult to be fabricated and tend to absorb a relatively high percentage of photons that ... Read more...

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Graphene under strain produces massive pseudo-magnetic fields


July 30th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Putting the right kind of strain onto a patch of graphene leads to the creation of pseudo-magnetic fields far stronger than the strongest magnetic fields ever sustained in ... Read more...

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World’s first acoustic hyperlens could improve sonar devices


October 26th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 26 (ANI): Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have developed the world's first acoustic hyperlens, which could lead to a big improvement in ultrasound and ... Read more...

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Indian origin scientist shows electric fields can be used as ON/OFF switches


June 1st, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 1 (ANI): Ramamoorthy Ramesh, a scientist of Indian origin, along with his colleagues at Berkeley Lab's Materials Sciences Division in the US, successfully demonstrated that electric fields can be used ... Read more...

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Whispering galleries based technology may lead to nanolasers in future


January 24th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): Scientists have created a plasmonic microcavity based on the phenomenon of whispering galleries, which could pave the way for nanolasers in the future.The principle behind whispering galleries ... Read more...

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Toughest ever ceramic that mimics mother of pearl created


December 6th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): Mimicking the structure of mother of pearl, scientists with the U.S. Department of Energy''s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), have created what could turn out to ... Read more...

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Faster, supersensitive Magnetic Resonance Imaging developed


May 9th, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Researchers at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California at Berkeley have developed a potential new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which ... Read more...

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World’s smallest single nanotube radio 100 bln times smaller than first radio


November 14th, 2007 - 8:13 am ICT by admin
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