The ‘secret’ silicon atom that powers our smartphones is not made in a lab

Posted October 11, 2018 05:03:08The chemistry behind a smartphone is a complex and elusive thing.The components used in manufacturing it can change with the time and with the changing market, but today we know that there’s a simple formula to help us understand the structure and chemistry of all that stuff: silicon.Silicon is one of […]


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Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the company is “a lot closer” to being able to start selling electric cars

Tesla CEO and founder Elon Musk recently revealed that the company was closer to producing the first mass-market electric car than the first ones ever produced by Ford and General Motors, according to a report from Bloomberg.The news comes just a few weeks after Tesla said it was close to beginning mass production of its […]


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A new type of silicon-based electronic element for lithium ion batteries: a combination of an ion and a metal electrode

Time title New type of Silicon-based Electronic Element for Lithium Ion Batteries: a Combination of an Ion and a Metal electrode article TIME: Time: A new design of a new type for lithium-ion batteries that uses a combination and alloy of metals is expected to be unveiled on Tuesday.The new design, which is being tested […]


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A ’70s arcade cabinet is now the world’s most valuable computer

It’s a good thing it’s still on display in a Silicon Valley museum.It’s a 1976 Atari 2600 console with a classic black casing.That’s right, the original Sega Genesis with its iconic cartridge slot and six-color LED screen is on display at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) convention, one of the biggest gaming events in the […]


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New research reveals the quantum world of electron configurations

A team of researchers led by physicist Andreas H. Fry has discovered a new way to describe the electron’s spin state: a “quantum signature.”This electron is spinning in a different way from the rest of the electromagnetic spectrum.For the first time, researchers have shown that the electron spins in a completely different way than we […]


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Which technology companies are building the next generation of chips?

The latest technology to enter the semiconductor industry has been dubbed the “jay electronium”.This is the latest in a series of chips designed to be used in smartphones, tablets, TVs and other electronic devices.The new technologies are based on silicon, which is made from a thin layer of carbon.It is used in computer chips and […]


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