Graphene may gain an ‘on-off switch,’ adding semiconductor to long list of material’s achievements


Related images(click to enlarge) A team of researchers has proposed a way to turn the material graphene into a semiconductor, enabling it to control the flow of electrons with a laser “on-off switch”. Graphene is…

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ESO’s VLT finds a brilliant but solitary superstar


Related images (click to enlarge) An international team of astronomers [1] has used ESO‘s Very Large Telescope to carefully study the star VFTS 682 [2] in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small neighbouring galaxy to…

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