These amazing crystal chandeliers are alive

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Revolutionary “Superman” Memory Crystals Can Store Data Virtually Forever

April 18, 2014 by  
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Quartz Crystal photo from Shutterstock While most of us are just getting used to the idea of 3D printing , scientists are already working on technological marvels that operate two dimensions deeper. Researchers at the University of Southampton have succeeded in recording and retrieving five dimensional digital data using a quartz crystal. The  ‘Superman’ memory crystal is a futuristic storage technique with unprecedented features – including a 360 terabyte per disc data capacity, thermal stability up to 1000°C and a practically unlimited lifetime. Read the rest of Revolutionary “Superman” Memory Crystals Can Store Data Virtually Forever Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 5D , civilization , crystals , data , data storage , fifth dimension , glass , lasers , memory , nanotechnology , quartz , Superman

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Quartz Crystal photo from Shutterstock While most of us are just getting used to the idea of 3D printing , scientists are already working on technological marvels that operate two dimensions deeper. Researchers at the University of Southampton recently announced that they were able to record and retrieve five dimensional digital data using a quartz crystal. The  ‘Superman’ memory crystal is a futuristic storage technique with unprecedented features – including a 360 terabyte per disc data capacity, thermal stability up to 1000°C and a practically unlimited lifetime. Read the rest of Revolutionary “Superman” Memory Crystals Can Store Data Virtually Forever Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 5D , civilization , crystals , data , data storage , fifth dimension , glass , lasers , memory , nanotechnology , quartz , Superman        

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Dutch Scientists Invent Smog-Eating Pavement to Help Clean the Air

July 10, 2013 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock In urban areas, both smog and pavement seem to dominate the landscape. While the two may seem like separate and distinct elements of the city ecosystem, the air and ground could potentially be linked together to help reduce overall pollution. Dutch scientists from the Eindhoven University of Technology have invented a new method to clear the atmosphere by treating paving blocks with titanium oxide. The special “photocatalytic pavement” was amazingly able to cut smog in half compared to a control. Read the rest of Dutch Scientists Invent Smog-Eating Pavement to Help Clean the Air Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: air pollution , eindhoven university of technology , hengelo , italcementi , journal of hazardous materials , Netherlands , pavement , photocatalytic pavement , smog , titanium oxide        

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New C02-Capturing Crystals Mimic DNA, are 400% More Effective

February 15, 2010 by  
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Image via UCLA Two scientists at UCLA seem to have made an exciting leap in carbon capturing technology–they’ve developed synthetic crystals that code information the same way DNA does. According to CleanTechnica , the result “is a sponge-like ability to trap gasses, along with a high degree of selectivity that in turn leads to highly efficient carbon capture.” How efficient, you ask?

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Geologists Explore Giant Crystals in Fated Cave

January 20, 2010 by  
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Giant crystals dwarf researchers in the Crystal Cave. Photo via veoverde It seems like a Hollywood movie set; perhaps a place for Superman to get a little alone time–but Mexico’s Cave of Crystals is no artificial wonder. Discovered in 2000 when silver miners broke through a wall in a mineshaft, the cave features crystals measuring 30 feet, the largest in the world

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