Monthly Archives: July 2012

Graphene and Silicene: two cool words for two cool materials

Today’s word is actually a related pair of words: graphene and silicene. Before I dive in, a quick comment about the previous post (“gray vs. grey”). I sometimes receive ignorant notes regarding what I post here, but that one set … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of…something between black and white

If you haven’t at least heard of Fifty Shades of Grey by now, you’ve got a pretty secure bunker. If the concept of an Internet meme hadn’t already existed, this book might have spawned it. I have no opinion on … Continue reading

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