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Scientists Store One Bit of Data on a Single Atom — Future of Data Storage

Scientists Store One Bit of Data on a Single Atom — Future of Data Storage

March 13, 2017Mohit Kumar
Imagine a pocket-sized hard drive capable of storing the entire list of 35 Million Songs? This isn't yet practical, but IBM has just taken a big step towards improving computing technology: IBM researchers just discovered a way to store data on a single atom. Data storage is undergoing dramatic evolution, recently researchers successfully stored digital data — an entire operating system, a movie, an Amazon gift card, a study and a computer virus — in strands of DNA. The IBM Research results announced Wednesday that the researchers have developed the world's smallest magnet using a single atom and they packed it with one bit of digital data. Currently, hard drives use about 100,000 atoms to store a single bit of information — a 1 or 0 — using traditional methods. So, this breakthrough could allow people to store 1,000 times more information in the same amount of space in the future applications. Scientists Store 1 Bit of data on a single Atom, whereas modern hard dri
Hey, Poker Face — This Wi-Fi Router Can Read Your Emotions

Hey, Poker Face — This Wi-Fi Router Can Read Your Emotions

September 21, 2016Mohit Kumar
Are you good at hiding your feelings? No issues, your Wi-Fi router may soon be able to tell how you feel, even if you have a good poker face. A team of researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a device that can measure human inner emotional states using wireless signals. Dubbed EQ-Radio , the new device measures heartbeat, and breath to determine whether a person is happy, excited, sad, or angry. Using EQ-Radio, which emits and captures reflected radio frequency (RF) waves, the team bounced waves off a person’s body to measure subtle changes in breathing patterns and heart rates. This data was then run through a bunch of algorithms and a machine-learning process programmed to match a person's behavior to how they acted previously, categorizing the person's emotion as one of the four emotional states: Pleasure, Joy, Anger and Sadness. The impressive part about the technique: EQ-Radio doesn't r
China Launches World's 1st 'Hack-Proof' Quantum Communication Satellite

China Launches World's 1st 'Hack-Proof' Quantum Communication Satellite

August 16, 2016Swati Khandelwal
China has taken one more step forward towards achieving success in Quantum communication technology. China has launched the world's first quantum communications satellite into orbit aboard a Long March-2D rocket earlier today in order to test the fundamental laws of quantum mechanics at space. 'Hack-Proof' Communications System The satellite, dubbed Quantum Science Satellite, is designed to develop a ' Hack-Proof ' communications system in this age of global electronic surveillance and cyber attacks by transmitting uncrackable encryption keys from space to the ground. The 600-plus-kilogram Quantum Science Satellite , better known as Quantum Experiments at Space Scale (QUESS) satellite, took off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Gobi Desert at 1:40 AM local time on a 2-year mission on Tuesday. The QUESS satellite will help China perform unprecedented levels of experiments in quantum communication by sending entangled photons from the satellite
This Guy Builds A Thor-Like Hammer that Only He Can Pick Up

This Guy Builds A Thor-Like Hammer that Only He Can Pick Up

October 14, 2015Swati Khandelwal
If you have watched the most recent Avengers movie, then you would be aware of a scene where all the superheroes Iron Man, War Machine, Hawkeye, and Captain America take turns to lift Thor’s hammer but fail. Someone has an explanation, Why? Inspired by Thor's legendary hammer Mjolnir that is not liftable by anyone except Thor, an electrical engineer has built a real-life Mjolnir that only he can pick up. Electrical engineer Allen Pan , who also runs the Sufficiently Advanced YouTube channel, created a giant hammer that only he can lift, so long as the hammer is on a metal surface. To make his hammer immovable, Pan made use of: A capacitive touch sensor ( fingerprint sensor ) attached to the handle An Arduino Pro Mini and a solid state relay, which serves as a switching device. A microwave oven transformer electromagnet that uses electricity to produce a very strong magnetic field. The electromagnet creates a very strong magnetic field, strong enough
Scientists have Increased Fiber Optic capacity Nearly 20 Times

Scientists have Increased Fiber Optic capacity Nearly 20 Times

June 30, 2015Swati Khandelwal
There’s a lot of speculations and fears regarding the fiber optic network that delivers the Internet to your home and offices — What will happen when the fiber optic cables max out? Well, there is nothing to fear about it. Your Internet is Safe! Scientists at the University of California, San Diego, have recently managed to break the "capacity limits" of fiber optic networks, opening the door for faster, longer and potentially cheaper future networks. Increased Optic Signal Power by 20 Times The scientists not only broke the supposed limits of fiber optic data transmission, but also completely smashed it, increasing the power of optic signals by almost 20 times the base level. "This advance has the potential to increase the data transmission rates for the fiber optical cables that serve as the backbone of the Internet, wireless, cable, and landline networks," the UC San Diego News Center writes . Managed to Send the information 7,400 Miles
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