Stanford physicists print smallest-ever letters ‘SU’ at subatomic level of 1.5 nanometres tall

Wednesday, February 4, 2009 A new historic physics record has been set by scientists for exceedingly small writing, opening a new door to computing‘s future. Stanford University physicists have claimed to have written the letters “SU” at sub-atomic size. Graduate students Christopher Moon, Laila Mattos, Brian Foster and Gabriel Zeltzer, under the direction of assistant…

Stanford physicists print smallest-ever letters ‘SU’ at subatomic level of 1.5 nanometres tall

Wednesday, February 4, 2009 A new historic physics record has been set by scientists for exceedingly small writing, opening a new door to computing‘s future. Stanford University physicists have claimed to have written the letters “SU” at sub-atomic size. Graduate students Christopher Moon, Laila Mattos, Brian Foster and Gabriel Zeltzer, under the direction of assistant…

Wikinews Shorts: August 11, 2008

A compilation of brief news reports for Monday, August 11, 2008. Contents 1 Ohioville creek bones are not human 2 Etna motorcyclist killed when hit by tree 3 Police dog found in Pasadena, California 4 Somalian police chief dies 5 Cassini probe passes Saturn moon Enceladus  Contribute to Wikinews by expanding these briefs or add a…

California meat packing firm recalls 143M pounds of beef

Sunday, February 17, 2008 I am dismayed at the in-humane handling of cattle that has resulted in the violation of food safety regulations at the Hallmark/Westland Meat Packing Company. In a press release today, California-based Hallmark/Westland Meat Packing Co. indicated that it has voluntarily recalled just over 143 million pounds (65 million kilograms) of raw…

Attack on UN guesthouse by Taliban in Afghanistan kills nine

Friday, October 30, 2009 Militants in Afghanistan have killed at least six foreign United Nations workers; three Afghans, and a US citizen, during an attack on an international guest-house in the capital Kabul on Wednesday. Local officials said three gunmen wearing suicide vests, disguised as police, stormed the compound around dawn that morning. They battled…

Russian submarine rescued by Royal Navy

Sunday, August 7, 2005 A Russian submarine trapped during a training exercise in Berezov Bay, 75 km south of Petropavlovsk in Kamchatka, has been rescued after it was cut free by a Royal Navy Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV). The crew of seven officers and midshipmen, who spent three days in temperatures around 6oC and were…