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Issue 9 • September 2010

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  • IEEE Spectrum

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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):1 - 3
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  • Rotorcraft Revival [Back Story]

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): 4
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  • Contributors

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): 6
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  • Technical Sweetness Isn't Enough [Spectral Lines]

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): 8
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  • Forum

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): 10
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  • When Chickens Attack [Update]

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):11 - 13
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  • Frankfurt Tower's Power Trick [Update]

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):12 - 13
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  • Resistive RAM Gains Ground [Update]

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): 14
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  • Physics Projects Deflate for Lack of Helium-3 [Update]

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):16 - 17
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  • Fusion Is Not Free

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): 17
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  • The Big Picture

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): 18
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  • The Engineers of Comedy [Geek Life]

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): 20
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  • Over-Engineering The Soda Machine

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): 21
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  • Speed-Dating Portable Scanners [Tools & Toys]

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): 22
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  • 3-D Printers Proliferate [Hands On]

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): 23
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  • Evil Genius [review of "Peddling Peril: How the Secret Nuclear Trade Arms America's Agencies" (Albright, D.; 2010)]

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): 24
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  • Cyber Armageddon [Reflections]

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): 25
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  • When My Avatar Went to Work

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):26 - 50
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    This paper talks about the robots. The robot is also called QB. QB ia what is known as a telepresence robot. It is the creation of silicon valley start-up Anybots. View full abstract»

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  • Get On The Optical Bus

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):32 - 56
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    At IBM, we have now developed a first-of-its-kind optical data-transfer system, or bus, built right onto the circuit board. With it, we will soon unveil computer systems 100 times as fast as anything available today. With that much muscle, scientists will at last be able to visualize wondrous things in detail: how the climate will react to man-made greenhouse gases, how neurons organize to form a ... View full abstract»

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  • The Fasted Helicopter On Earth

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):36 - 41
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    At Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., in Stratford, Conn., we decided in the 1970s that we wanted to build a really fast helicopter. The goal was to reach 480 km/h without sacrificing the vehicle's other strengths. Almost 40 years later, Sikorsky is now close to meeting that goal. In August 2010, a technology demonstrator, known as the X2, reached 435 km/h, unofficially breaking the helicopter speed record.... View full abstract»

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  • After Utopia

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):42 - 46
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  • What An E-Waste [The Data]

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): 72
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