Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Picture of the day

Nano trees

Nano trees, Ghim Wei Ho and Prof Mark Welland

At the time this image was created, Ph.D. student Ghim Wei Ho was doing research in the lab of Prof. Mark Welland. Her project involved the fabrication and characterization of novel nanostructures. "For the remainder of my Ph.D., I will be focussing on the potential device aspects of these extraordinary structures," she said. (click to see larger version)

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Courtesy of and Copyright © Ghim Wei Ho and Prof Mark Welland, University of Cambridge Nanoscale Science Laboratory

Quote of the day

Jeff Wacker, a futurist with Plano-based Electronic Data Systems Corp., said the evolution of nanotech into the consumer arena will be marked by three phases.

"I think there's the mild, I think there's the wild, and I think there's the magical," he said.

See http://www.nanotech-now.com/news.cgi?story_id=21916