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Millie Dresselhaus to receive 2009 Vannevar Bush Award

Once dubbed the 'Queen of Carbon Science' as one of the nation's foremost experts in the multifaceted field of carbon science, longtime Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Institute Professor Mildred Dresselhaus has been named the National Science Board's 2009 Vannevar Bush Awardee.

Posted: Mar 9th, 2009

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Quantum doughnuts slow and freeze light at will

Research led by the University of Warwick has found a way to use doughnut shaped by-products of quantum dots to slow and even freeze light, opening up a wide range of possibilities from reliable and effective light based computing to the possibility of 'slow glass'.

Posted: Mar 8th, 2009

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