I was at the talk too, and it struck me when Denton said the people who often had the most interesting and important things to say tended not to be the ones wearing a star. (Didn't know that was his philosophy.) He said a star was like handing a student a badge for a job well done — so high school. Hah. » 3/11/12 2:40pm 3/11/12 2:40pm

IBM Researchers Build Wonder Material Integrated Circuit Smaller than…

IBM researchers have created the first graphene-based integrated circuit constructed on a wafer of silicon, in a setup that's smaller than a grain of salt. The circuit is a broadband frequency mixer, which can operate up to a decent 10GHz. » 6/10/11 1:00am 6/10/11 1:00am