Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Physics Nobel

Announced today for some awesome work on nanotechnology. Interestingly, one of them was a German whose name was mentioned in a gathering of exchange students that I attended this evening.

These guys have used the spin of the electron instead of the charge to transport current and alter magnetic fields thereby allowing data to be written and erased on disks. Very interesting I must say!

Read more here


sirpy said...

Seriously cool.. But dunno whether it will actually prove to be of any competition to Blu-ray atleast for fifteen years..

Vaporizing Phantasm said...

I'm sorry, what?