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morning cram [graphene edition]

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The Nobel Prize in physics goes to Russian-born scientists Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov for “groundbreaking experiments” with an atom-thin material expected to play a large role in electronics.

~NPR talks graphene — a flake of carbon that is only one atom thick.

KENTUCKY~ State Police are searching for an escapee in Paducah and a man there is charged with arson. The Paducah Sun digs up some dirt on the top city manager candidates. TVA is holding a public hearing in Bowling Green today on its nuclear future. 5 people are charged in connection to an attempted Hopkinsville home bombing. The state receives $1.7mil in federal grants to teach sex ed. Rand Paul wants term limits for regulatory heads.

TENNESSEE~ A man convicted in Clarksville’s Taco Bell slayings is released from prison awaiting a new trial. When judges are reprimanded, should it be public?

ILLINOIS~ State officials begin figuring out how to implement federal health care reform. You can pay overdue state taxes without penalty through early November.


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  1. Truly amazing. I wonder what this material’s conductivity is when supercooled. Imagine a transparent tablet computer that’s nearly indestructible.

    xxl maroc

    October 6, 2010 at 2:56 am

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