Thursday, January 12, 2012

Atomic Storage Nears

Smaller Magnetic Materials Push Boundaries of Nanotechnology -

Researchers at I.B.M. have stored and retrieved digital 1s and 0s from an array of just 12 atoms, pushing the boundaries of the magnetic storage of information to the edge of what is possible...

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Lotsa Planets

Crowded cosmos: In Milky Way, planets more plentiful than stars, even in unexpected places - The Washington Post

...Confirmed planets outside our solar system — called exoplanets — now number well over 700, still-to-be-confirmed ones are in the thousands...