Thought for the month

“There is nothing noble in being superior to some other man. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.” Probably W.L. Sheldon, US lecturer on ethics (1858 – 1907) rather than Ernest Hemingway.

Friday, 6 November 2015

In Brief

Nominations are sought for the Young Scientist Prizes in Semiconductor Physics awarded by IUPAP Commission on Semiconductors. The deadline is December 31, 2015. An analysis predicts the availability of self-driving cars by 2022 but at a price premium of $10,000. A group headed by the University of California have fabricated Ge/molybdenum disulphide FETs.

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