Electrons

11.26.15
Scientists use 'spooky action' to mail electron messages a mile
11.26.15

Scientists use 'spooky action' to mail electron messages a mile

The record-setting experiment illustrates the practical applications for quantum computing

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07.18.14
This bacteria eats nothing but electricity to survive
07.18.14

This bacteria eats nothing but electricity to survive

All life is ultimately powered by electricity, albeit indirectly, since most organisms consume sug...

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04.18.13
Electron showers could create the nano-spacesuit of the future
04.18.13

Electron showers could create the nano-spacesuit of the future

Historically, whenever man or beast's been bombarded with massive amounts of radiation the results...

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10.04.12
Fraunhofer black silicon could catch more energy from infrared light, go green with sulfur
10.04.12

Fraunhofer black silicon could catch more energy from infrared light, go green with sulfur

Generating solar power from the infrared spectrum, or even nearby frequencies, has proven difficul...

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09.21.12
Researchers create working quantum bit in silicon, pave way for PCs of the future
09.21.12

Researchers create working quantum bit in silicon, pave way for PCs of the future

If you've been paying attention, you know the quantum computing revolution is coming -- and so far...

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08.13.12
IBM creates consistent electron spin inside semiconductors, takes spintronics one twirl closer
08.13.12

IBM creates consistent electron spin inside semiconductors, takes spintronics one twirl closer

A fundamental challenge of developing spintronics, or computing where the rotation of electrons ca...

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01.18.12
The Amazing Gecko-Man: a superhero future made possible by probable science
01.18.12

The Amazing Gecko-Man: a superhero future made possible by probable science

There's no superhero origin story that begins with a bite (or a lick?) from a gecko. Plain 'ol wall...

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09.23.11
Scientists manipulate electron, this time everyone wins
09.23.11

Scientists manipulate electron, this time everyone wins

Notoriously difficult to pin down, electrons have always been free spirits -- until now that is...

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07.28.11
Ultra-pure material lets electrons discover each other on the quantum dance floor
07.28.11

Ultra-pure material lets electrons discover each other on the quantum dance floor

These guys aren't Purdue University professors, they're DJs. That thing on the left? It isn't a h...

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