Archive for March, 2008

YouTube – The Big Bang Theory – Talk Nerdy to Me: Beautiful Minds

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EETimes.com – Silicon compound superconducts at room temperature

EETimes.com – Silicon compound superconducts at room temperature

Instead of super-cooling the material, as is necessary for conventional superconductors, the new material is instead super-compressed. The researchers claim that the new material could sidestep the cooling requirement, thereby enabling superconducting wires that work at room temperature.

Nice. Continually cited as the holy grail in superconductor research. We’ll see what happens but is good to see continuous improvement in basic materials science.

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Speechless

Canadian Cynic: A nice Chablis, and I think were set.
“I must say, Im a little envious,” Bush said. “If I were slightly younger and not employed here, I think it would be a fantastic experience to be on the front lines of helping this young democracy succeed.”

“It must be exciting for you … in some ways romantic, in some ways, you know, confronting danger. Youre really making history, and thanks,” Bush said.

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Charlie Angus – News and Issues

Charlie Angus – News and Issues
WIPO REALITY CHECK: NDP OFFERS PRENTICE A WAY THROUGH COPYRIGHT MORASS

You tell ’em Charlie. Jim finally responded to my letter. Didn’t actually say anything.

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