The Path to Bose Einstein Condensate Positronium and Gamma Ray Lasers

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Here is a powerpoint presentation on the from 2009 on the work to create a Bose-Einstein condensate of Positronium (24 pages). This work recently made progress as researchers isolated a collection of “pure” or spin polarized positronium atoms for the first time. Positronium is a short-lived …

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Revisiting World War 2

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software One of the big secrets of World War 2 is why Nazi Germany succeeded in surprising Soviet Russia in June 1941. The usual reasons were that Stalin trusted a non-aggression pact with Hitler or Stalin was afraid of Nazi Germany. Viktor Sukorov analyzes some recently released …

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Six degree of freedom atomic-scale manipulation using carbon nanotube bundles

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Arxiv – Six degree of freedom atomic-scale manipulation using carbon nanotube bundles The designs can support the 9 tooltips designed by Freitas and Merkle. Journal of Nanotechnology – A six degree of freedom nanomanipulator design based on carbon nanotube bundles [updated copy of the paper. Aug …

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University of California Riverside has created Spin Polarized Positronium Antimatter Atoms

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Researchers have isolated collection of “pure” or spin polarized positronium atoms for the first time. Spin is a fundamental and intrinsic property of an electron, and refers to the electron’s angular momentum. Spin polarized atoms are atoms that are all in the same spin state. A …

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Breakthrough Computer Models will Enable Improved Laser Wakefield accelerators

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Laser-driven particle accelerators can accelerate electrons to energies in excess of 1 GeV over a distance of just a few centimetres. An innovative technique that drastically reduces the computational demands of simulating laser–plasma interactions should help increase this to tens of gigaelectronvolts. Nature Physics – Exploring …

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Eco-terrorists ‘plot to blow up IBM headquarters’ thwarted in routine traffic stop

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software UK Daily Mail – A routine traffic-stop in Switzerland has allegedly thwarted eco-terrorists from blowing up the site of the £55million nano-technology HQ of IBM in Europe. The three members – two men and a woman – of the Italian terrorist group Il Silvestre were stopped …

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Cell by Cell Map of the Fruit Fly Brain

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software A new computer-based technique is exploring uncharted territory in the fruit fly brain with cell-by-cell detail that can be built into networks for a detailed look at how neurons work together. The research may ultimately lead to a complete master plan of the entire fly brain. …

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Memristor Extends Moore’s Law by Decades and Will Enable Exascale Computers by 2020

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Zdnet visited Stan Williams at HP Labs to discuss memristors * It will take us about 3 years before we have commercial memristors. The good news is that they are easy to make and completely compatible with standard CMOS chip manufacturing techniques. They also scale to …

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Berkeley Lab Creates Molecular Paper

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News &nbsp  Computer Software Two-dimensional, “sheet-like” nanostructures are commonly employed in biological systems such as cell membranes, and their unique properties have inspired interest in materials such as graphene. Now, Berkeley Lab scientists have made the largest two-dimensional polymer crystal self-assembled in water to date. This entirely new material mirrors …

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Transhumanist Scenarios Need Historical View and One Technology at a Time Analysis

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News &nbsp  Computer Software Mike Treder had a piece about transhumanism and used a classic four box structure to analyze what might happen in the next 15-20 years If you can make the following substituation: new technology in place of transhumanism or science in place of transhumanism and have the …

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USA Considers Reprocessing or Recycling Uranium and Namibia Could Increase Uranium Production to 26,000 Tons Per Year by 2015

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News &nbsp  Computer Software There have been moves in favour of reprocessing and recycling used nuclear fuel on three continents. * current world volumes of annual unburned nuclear material would take up the area of a football pitch to a height of 10 metres, a policy of central storage followed …

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