Rachel Segalman

Aug. 15, 2008

Self Assembly for Building Nanoscale Patterns

Researchers have found a way to create high-quality repeating patterns with features just ten nanometers across. We'll talk about why that matters.

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Comet's Tail Shines Light on Sun

\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t 

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