Toward a truly white organic LED

Toward a truly white organic LED

By inserting platinum atoms into an organic semiconductor, University of Utah physicists were able to “tune” the plastic-like polymer to emit light of different colors … Read more

Dry lake reveals evidence of southwestern ‘megadroughts’

LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico, February 28, 2011 — There’s an old saying that if you don’t like the weather in New Mexico, wait five minutes. Maybe it should be amended to 10,000 years, according to new research.
In a letter published recently in the jo…

Building mental muscles through theoretical physics

INDIANAPOLIS — A grant from the D. J. Angus-Scientech Educational Foundation has made it possible for a student from a suburban Indianapolis high school to co-author, along with his mentor and two other scientists, a theoretical physics study in…

How hummingbirds fight the wind

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 21, 2010 — Hummingbirds rank among the world’s largest and most accomplished hovering animals, but how do they manage it in gusty winds?
A team of researchers at New Mexico State University, Los Alamos National L…

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