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Ghostly electrons: particles flit through atom-thin islands. Nov 12, 2005 499
Ghost town busters: after a dirty-bomb attack, special formulations could counter radioactive contamination. Oct 29, 2005 2150
Armor-plated puzzle: deciphering the code of viral geometry. Sep 3, 2005 2111
Roughing up counterfeiters . Brief Article Aug 20, 2005 264
Materials scientists go flat out. Brief Article Aug 13, 2005 167
Dr. Feynman's doodles: how one scientist's simple sketches transformed physics. Jul 16, 2005 2132
Van go: delivering Feynman's vision to the people. Brief Article Jul 16, 2005 329
Morphing memory: superfast atom shuffling inspires data-storage alternatives. Jun 4, 2005 1779
Fields of beams: carbon nanotubes crop up for big-screen TV. May 28, 2005 458
Nuke batteries get more practical. Brief Article May 28, 2005 268
Morphing wheels for beginner bikers. Brief Article May 28, 2005 184
Molecular anatomy revealed: CT scans for molecules show the gauzy nature of matter. May 21, 2005 1972
Test puts pedal to heavy metal. Brief Article May 14, 2005 242
Scales tilt against five-quark particles. May 14, 2005 372
Galactic data shore up a constant. May 14, 2005 347
Radio-a-wreck: a post-9/11 challenge of communicating through catastrophe. May 7, 2005 2028
Primordial nukes: the 2-billion-year-old tale of Earth's natural nuclear reactors. Mar 12, 2005 2091
Brutal bubbles: collapsing orbs rip apart atoms. Mar 5, 2005 468
Thrifty trucks go with the flow. Brief Article Jan 29, 2005 228
Congealing useful oddballs. Brief Article Jan 29, 2005 221
Frankenstein's chips: scientists turn to build-'em-yourself guinea pigs. Jan 8, 2005 1840
Probe bares heart of X-ray inferno. Brief Article Jan 8, 2005 246
Microscope goes mini. Brief Article Jan 1, 2005 158
An electron runs through it: surprising rivulets and ripples complicate the microchip picture. Dec 18, 2004 1825
Metal makeover: recasting metals as glass--for war and more. Nov 6, 2004 2148
Graphite in flatland: carbon sheets may rival nanotubes. Oct 23, 2004 484
Cramming bits into pits. Brief Article Oct 23, 2004 224
Tiny tubes tune in colors. Brief Article Oct 23, 2004 268
Dancing the heat away. Brief Article Oct 23, 2004 251
Extreme impersonations: frigid atomic clouds mimic neutron stars, exotic superconductors, and the newborn universe. Sep 18, 2004 2347
Falling into, place: atom mist yields nanobricks and mortar. Sep 11, 2004 429
Starting from square one: the intricate behaviors of quarks may finally yield to calculation. Aug 7, 2004 2421
Sixth sense: probing the world by means of electric auras. Jun 19, 2004 1849
The rise of antibubbles: odd, soggy bubbles finally get some respect. May 15, 2004 1818
Fundamental constant didn't vary after all. May 8, 2004 266
Particle breakdowns beat expectations. Brief Article Apr 24, 2004 274
Super-repellent surface switches on and off. Apr 24, 2004 228
Signs of new five-quark particle. Brief Article Apr 24, 2004 278
Reinventing the yo-yo: a simple toy gets seriously techno. Cover Story Apr 17, 2004 2438
Golden waves make stretchy microcircuits. Brief Article Mar 27, 2004 225
Quantum link connects light, ions. Brief Article Mar 27, 2004 265
Straining for speed: in search of faster electronics, chip makers contort silicon crystals. Feb 28, 2004 2234
Wet 'n' wild: explaining water's weirdness. Jan 24, 2004 2121
Wings of change: shape-shifting aircraft may ply future skyways. Cover Story Dec 6, 2003 2127
A spin through space-time: a long-planned test of Einstein's theory is poised for takeoff. (. Nov 1, 2003 1887
Hot crystal: lightbulbs and a radiation law may never be the same. Oct 4, 2003 2176
In search of a scientific revolution: controversial genius Stephen Wolfram presses onward. Aug 16, 2003 2158
Mastering the mixer: the frustrating physics of cake mix and concrete. Jul 26, 2003 2133
Soft blow hardens Columbia-disaster theory. (This Week). Brief Article Jul 12, 2003 153
Reflections on art: scientists debate whether the old masters used optical aids. May 31, 2003 2081
Minding your business: humanizing gadgetry to tame the flood of information. May 3, 2003 2067
Pictures only a computer could love: new lenses create distorted images for digital enhancement. Mar 29, 2003 2042
On the rebound: reversed echoes may fight disease and foster communication. Mar 15, 2003 2051
A shot in the light: precise bullet replicas take aim at crime-fighting standards. Jan 11, 2003 1931
Getting warped: a new exhibit on Albert Einstein dissects his slippery science. Dec 21, 2002 2041
Icicle waves go with the flow. (Physics). Brief Article Dec 14, 2002 202
Hot flashes, cold cuts: ultrafast lasers give power tools a new edge. Nov 16, 2002 2229
Pocket sockets: tiny fuel cells for portable electronics have arrived, almost. Industry Overview Sep 7, 2002 1993
Shrinking toward the ultimate transistor; electronic devices go atomic: is this really the end? Aug 10, 2002 1872
Double or nothing: physicists bet the neutrino's its own eerie twin. Jul 6, 2002 2347
Deep vision: when walls become doors into virtual worlds. Jun 1, 2002 1768
Bugs on Mars: unearthly aircraft may explore the Red Planet--and beyond. May 25, 2002 2098
The black hole next door; mighty particle collisions may bring black holes to venues near you. Mar 23, 2002 1953
Anatomy of a lightning ball: an aerial wonder, pondered for ages, no longer seems so ghostly. Feb 9, 2002 2370
Calculating cartoons: physics simulations create convincing illusions in films and games. Jan 26, 2002 2307
Gadgets from the quantum spookhouse: navigation devices and other technologies may gain from queer quantum effects. Dec 8, 2001 2514
Oceans of electricity: new technologies convert the motion of waves into watts. (Cover Story). Apr 14, 2001 2138
Jiggling the cosmic ooze; a new blueprint for all the universe's mass and energy may be just around the corner. Mar 10, 2001 2749
Hop ... Hop ... Hopbots!: Designers of small, mobile robots take cues from grasshoppers and frogs. Feb 10, 2001 1779
Magnetic whispers; chemistry and medicine finally tune into controversial molecular chatter. Jan 20, 2001 2071
Competing students' science skills sparkle. Brief Article Jan 30, 1999 606
Electron Mix Binds Water Molecules. Brief Article Jan 23, 1999 489
Puddle that spins together stays together. Brief Article Jan 16, 1999 464
Light goes on for antimatter-rich [H.sub.2]O. Brief Article Dec 12, 1998 531
Laser interplay stokes fusion uncertainty. Brief Article Nov 21, 1998 378
The Puzzle of Flutter and Tumble. Oct 31, 1998 2241
Cell-phone muffler squelches street noise. Brief Article Oct 24, 1998 575
Atom tinkerer's paradise: innovations to atom-imaging microscopes create labs on tips. Oct 24, 1998 2554
Brighter bulbs light up cell innards. Brief Article Oct 24, 1998 273
Crystal bends light hard, saves space. Brief Article Oct 24, 1998 209
Another slinky candidate for galaxy seeds. Brief Article Oct 3, 1998 573
A step closer to an atomic-based kilogram? Brief Article Sep 26, 1998 447
Curbing air bags' dangerous excesses: new smarts, new sensors, and variable inflation could reduce injury and death. Cover Story Sep 26, 1998 2190
Jet would skitter across globe in 2 hours. Brief Article Sep 19, 1998 574
Do sluggers swat on spot or swath? Brief Article Sep 19, 1998 399
Sight unseen: quantum errors found, fixed. Brief Article Sep 12, 1998 510
Wave or particle? Heisenberg, take a hike! Brief Article Sep 5, 1998 478
Coarse treatment makes heat flow surge. Brief Article Sep 5, 1998 226
Electrons hang-ten on laser-made waves. Brief Article Sep 5, 1998 294
Soap-film shots tell more about swirls. Brief Article Aug 22, 1998 437
Birth zone shrinks for top cosmic rays. Brief Article Aug 15, 1998 555
Another face of entropy: particles self-organize to make room for randomness. Aug 15, 1998 2260
Putting the squeeze in superconductors. Brief Article Aug 15, 1998 238
Ultracold atoms: new gravity yardstick? Brief Article Aug 8, 1998 434
Local temperatures dance to global beat. Brief Article Aug 1, 1998 562
Hydrogen atoms chill to quantum sameness. Brief Article Jul 25, 1998 462
Single-atom current heeds orbital count. Brief Article Jul 25, 1998 225
Foiling friction by jiggling a junction. Brief Article Jul 25, 1998 253
Taking charge of artificial molecules. Brief Article Jul 18, 1998 386
Atomic faces peek through lead shroud. Brief Article Jun 6, 1998 492

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