Free Spirit: Next Step: Combinations of Basic Moves

As the Mars rover team uses testing at JPL to evaluate possible ways to drive Spirit out of loose soil on Mars, the team is finishing tests of individual "building block" maneuvers and is about to begin stringing some of ...

A New Path of Conduction for Future Electronics

(PhysOrg.com) -- Last month, researchers from SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory made headlines when they revealed experimental evidence of a topological insulator: a material that could revolutionize computer processors ...

Multiplying like bunnies? Not this jackrabbit

(AP) -- Rabbits are certainly known for their propensity to multiply, but one species of jackrabbit is having trouble keeping up. There are an estimated 150 white-sided jackrabbits left in the United States, and federal ...

Beyond flash -- memories are made of this

(PhysOrg.com) -- The race is on for a successor to the popular 'flash' memory used in portable devices. European researchers think they have found a candidate in novel materials combined with a simple, easily fabricated 'crossbar' ...

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