Scientists at Stanford and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have discovered a way to use diamondoids – the smallest possible bits of diamond – to assemble atoms into the thinnest possible electrical wires, just three atoms wide.
Language is one of the most important cultural means that people have for shaping their identity. Anthropologist Samy Alim is one of the founders of the field of raciolinguistics, which explores the relationship between language and race.
Champion of nuclear nonproliferation, former deputy director of SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and winner of numerous prestigious awards, Sidney Drell was a groundbreaking researcher and outstanding leader who wanted to make the world a better place.
The media focused too much on polls, data and the “bright, shining comments of the day” rather than on the voices of the people and the candidates’ policies, says Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus.