The Open Group is following the example of Internet software suppliers by providing the client licence of version 1.2.2 of its Distributed Computing Environment (DCE) for free, to try and encourage take-up. The new release includes enhancements to DCE?s security services and a message queuing system.
Molybdenum ditelluride is a two-dimensional material that can be easily stacked into multiple layers to create a memory cell
New light-guiding nanoscale device can control and monitor a nanoparticle trapped in a laser beam with high sensitivity
Optical traps are scientific instruments in which a focused laser beam is used to exert an attractive or repulsive force on a microscopic object to hold it in place
Scientists estimate that the exoplanet has already lost up to 35 per cent of its mass over its lifetime
The observations were made using the Atacama Array in the Chilean desert