Engineers have created a new water-based cooling system that could put an end to electronics crashing and overheating.
New Computer Chips That ‘See’ Data Will Enable Energy-Efficient Supercomputers
“Drawing inspiration from how mammalian brains process sight, researchers have found a way to mimic the functions of biological neural networks on a next-gen “memristor” chip.”
Quantum Data Storage in a Single Atom Brings New Computing Era Closer to Reality
“In a big step forward, physicists achieved the first-ever demonstration of storing and retrieving quantum data from the nucleus of a solitary atom embedded in silicon.”
Jumping Droplets Whisk Away Hotspots in Electronics
“Engineers have developed a technology to cool hotspots in high-performance electronics using the same physical phenomenon that cleans the wings of cicadas. When water droplets merge, the reduction in surface area causes the release of a small amount of energy. So long as the surface beneath is hydrophobic enough to repel water, this energy is sufficient to make the merged droplet jump away.”
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This episode of Seeker was hosted by Trace Dominguez
Written by: Julian Huguet