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A Boy and His Atom: The World’s Smallest Movie

A Boy and His Atom: The World’s Smallest Movie

The world’s smallest movie was produced by a team of IBM nanophysicists. The animation is made from 242 stop-frames, and is 60 seconds long, with each frame measuring 1/20,000th the width of a human hair!

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Squishy Circuits – Sylvia’s Mini Maker Show

Squishy Circuits – Sylvia’s Mini Maker Show

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDZo51k2BWQ?showinfo=0&hd=1&wmode=transparent] By Super Awesome Sylvia and her dad, James Are you curious about experimenting with electronics, but the fear of electric shock or soldering iron burns keep you away? Why not try squishy circuits!  With a special recipe of food-safe, kitchen-made, pliable dough developed at the University of St. Thomas, kids of all ages can […]

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Researchers discover single-atom transistor

Researchers discover single-atom transistor

In an age ruled by information great emphasis is placed on processing speed, memory capacity and sensor sizes. The advancement of such hardware is tied directly to the accelerated development of integrated circuits and exponential improvements of the transistor. When news hits that researchers successfully built a working transistor the size of a single atom, […]

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