Volume 41 Issue 10 • Oct. 2004

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  • IEEE Spectrum Magazine October 2004 Vol: 41 Num. 10

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 01
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  • IEEE Spectrum - Oct 2004 - Contents

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  • IEEE Spectrum - Oct. 2004 - Table of contents

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  • The Back Story

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  • Forum

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 8
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  • Spectral Lines: Et Tu, E-Voting?

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 10
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  • Energy tangle in china

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):12 - 14
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  • Electrical fuse lets chips heal themselves

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):16 - 20
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  • CERN turns 50

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  • Carbon pillars power microbatteries

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):20 - 22
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  • Spacecraft converge on Mars

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):22 - 23
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  • Photo Essay: Trade Rallies

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):26 - 27
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  • Titan Calling

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):28 - 33
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    Last june, scientists were thrilled when NASA's Cassini probe successfully began orbiting Saturn after a 3.5-billion kilometer, seven-year journey across the solar system. The 6-ton spacecraft immediately started returning spectacular pictures of the planet, its rings, and its 30-plus moons. It was just the beginning of Cassini's four-year tour of Saturn's neighborhood, and while scientists expect... View full abstract»

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  • The perils of polling

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):34 - 40
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    It's unusual and more than a bit surprising that in the short term, technologists want to slow down the move to electronic systems while many election officials are ready to speed ahead. If the officials started down the electronic voting path by underestimating the problems of deploying the technology, computer scientists may have underestimated the long-standing difficulties of conducting tradit... View full abstract»

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  • East Asia rising

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):42 - 47
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    If the 19th century belonged to Britain and the loth century to the United States, the 21st century will surely be East Asia's. Already, South Korea, Taiwan, the eastern industrial areas of China, and Japan form an increasingly integrated economic bloc that rivals both Western Europe and the United States. Within decades, the region will become the world's dominant economic force. View full abstract»

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  • Chip shots

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):48 - 53
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    Electrical engineers are teaming up with gene jockeys and drug developers to invent new drug-delivery systems that marry electronics and semiconductors to biotechnology. Experts agree that new drugs need a degree of intelligence to get where they must go and to arrive on time, and that's where semiconductors come in. View full abstract»

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  • Books: Half-Speed Ahead

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):55 - 57
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  • Why so few women, still?

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):57 - 58
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  • eBuyer, beware

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  • Websights: eBuyer, Beware

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  • Tools & Toys: Pardon Me, Got the Time?

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):62 - 63
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  • Technically Speaking: The Hidden Plaque

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 88
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