Sunday, November 01, 2009

A collection of cosmic headlines for November 01, 2009

You most likely have read these stories already, but I thought I would list the links just in case you had not. Leave a comment and let me know what you think of them:
Lastly is reporting that transparent aluminium is no longer the stuff of science fiction. Below is a snippet from the article:

"Oxford scientists have created a transparent form of aluminium by bombarding the metal with the world’s most powerful soft X-ray laser. 'Transparent aluminium' previously only existed in science fiction, featuring in the movie Star Trek IV, but the real material is an exotic new state of matter with implications for planetary science and nuclear fusion."

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