Volume 49 Issue 4 • April 2012

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  • IEEE Spectrum - Front cover

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): C1
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1 - 3
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  • The car made of unobtainium [Back Story]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 4
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  • Contributors

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 6
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  • The world according to DARPA [Spectral Lines]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 8
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  • Taiwan's tech hubs take advantage of disasters

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):11 - 12
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  • Six paths to longer battery life

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 13
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  • Europe looks to North America's forests to meet renewable energy goals

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):14 - 16
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  • Graphene's new rival

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):16 - 20
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  • "Please rush all possible assistance" [History]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):22 - 23
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  • Searching for the Aakash [Tools & Toys]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):24 - 25
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  • And a child shall lead them [Tools & Toys]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 25
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  • The poor man's solder reflow oven [Hands On]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):26 - 27
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  • Tangled Web of Trust [Books]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 28
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  • Occupy English [Technically Speaking]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 30
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  • Marissa Mayer: Google's chic geek - This self-proclaimed "girly girl" runs one of Google's fastest-growing services

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):32 - 64
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    The ranks of bona fide international celebrities in technology is rather small, if by "bona fide" you mean people whose fame has something to do with actual technological acumen and achievement. But now let's draw up a list of all the female bona fide international tech celebrities: 1. Marissa Mayer. End of list. Mayer was the first female engineer and among the first 20 people hired at Google. Sh... View full abstract»

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  • The relay reborn

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):40 - 43
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    The integrated circuit has made such steady strides over the past 40 years that it's easy to believe in a sort of "manifest destiny" for electronics. How could a year go by without the introduction of cool new gadgets boasting previously unimagined capabilities at amazingly affordable prices? View full abstract»

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  • 2012 top 10 tech cars

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):44 - 55
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    When people dream about the future of driving, they picture hundreds of millions of cars humming almost imperceptibly on batteries or fuel cells, their power plants emitting water vapor or nothing. Rarely does petroleum fuel-and foul-the green fantasy. But don't let that vision distract you from reality. Although the world's biggest automakers are determined to bring electrified cars to the masses... View full abstract»

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  • Deflecting asteroids

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):56 - 62
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    Sixty-five million years ago, a Manhattan-size meteorite traveling through space at about 11 kilometers per second punched through the sky before hitting the ground near what is now Mexico's Yucat√°n Peninsula. The energy released by the impact poured into the atmosphere, heating Earth's surface. Then the dust lofted by this impact blocked out the sun, bringing years of wintry conditions everywhere... View full abstract»

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  • LNG rising [The Data]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 72
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