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04.30.14
Nanowires three atoms wide could lead to paper-thin gadgets
04.30.14

Nanowires three atoms wide could lead to paper-thin gadgets

What's that odd shape, you ask? That's the world's thinnest nanowire -- and it could be the key to...

By J. Fingas,   04.30.14
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04.16.13
Titan supercomputer to be loaded with 'world's fastest' storage system
04.16.13

Titan supercomputer to be loaded with 'world's fastest' storage system

If you figured Titan's title of the world's most powerful supercomputer would give the folks at Oa...

By A. Santos,   04.16.13
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10.29.12
Cray's Jaguar supercomputer upgraded with NVIDIA Tesla GPUs, renamed Titan
10.29.12

Cray's Jaguar supercomputer upgraded with NVIDIA Tesla GPUs, renamed Titan

Cray's Jaguar (or XK7) supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory has been loaded up with the...

By A. Santos,   10.29.12
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09.09.11
Superconducting sapphire wires are as cool as they sound
09.09.11

Superconducting sapphire wires are as cool as they sound

Copper wire's relatively cheap, pliable and can conduct electricity, but it's hardly ideal. Powering...

By D. Cooper,   09.09.11
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05.16.11
ORNL energy harvester turns heat waste into electricity, converts hot machines into cool customers
05.16.11

ORNL energy harvester turns heat waste into electricity, converts hot machines into cool customers

We've heard of turning yesterday's lunch into tomorrow's electricity, but a new energy converter...

By C. Trout,   05.16.11
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05.01.11
Nanocones make solar cells more efficient, sinister looking
05.01.11

Nanocones make solar cells more efficient, sinister looking

Going green is de rigeur, so the sun is becoming a much-preferred source of power. However, solar c...

By M. Gorman,   05.01.11
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11.16.09
Cray Jaguar leaps past IBM Roadrunner as world's fastest supercomputer and pun generator (video)
11.16.09

Cray Jaguar leaps past IBM Roadrunner as world's fastest supercomputer and pun generator (video)

Cray has finally clawed IBM back from the lead position on the Top500 Supercomputer chip-measuring...

By Thomas Ricker,   11.16.09
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05.29.07
ORNL's laser-based surveillance / monitoring system takes on RFID
05.29.07

ORNL's laser-based surveillance / monitoring system takes on RFID

Amazingly, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is actually not located in the UK, but we would...

By D. Murph,   05.29.07
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