PC processor makers set their sights higher
The original Itanium, the first version of Intel's 64bit architecture, was an experimental product suitable only for evaluation. Most potential users waited for its successors, codenamed McKinley and Madison, which shipped as the Itanium 2.
Meanwhile, Intel rival AMD has brought its rival 64bit architecture to market. Which platform will succeed? And what impact will 64bit processing have on commodity hardware computing?
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