Manufacturing Bits: March 1

Gravitational-wave observatories India has approved the construction of the world’s third gravitational-wave observatory. This facility will replicate the two Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatories (LIGOs) in the United States, which recently detected the world's first gravitational waves. The Indian project, dubbed LIGO-India, is expected to go online in 2023. The effort b... » read more

Power/Performance Bits: Dec. 16

Measuring electrons in silicon In what is believed to be a first, a team of physicists and chemists based at UC Berkeley, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität in Munich, Germany, the University of Tsukuba, Japan, and the Molecular Foundry at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has captured images of electrons breaking free of their atomic shells using attosecond pulse... » read more