Eric Chesak is the director of engineering and manufacturing at a small aerospace company in El Paso, Texas. He received a BS in Applied Physics at the University of Texas at El Paso, and an MSME at the University of Texas at Austin. With nearly 20 years of professional mechanical and electrical design experience, he still enjoys the hands-on experience.
Artificially created metamaterials are already appearing in niche applications like electronics, communications, and defense, says a new report from Lux Research. How quickly they become mainstream depends on cost-effective manufacturing methods, which will include additive manufacturing.
Sharon Glotzer and David Pine are hoping to create the first liquid hard drive with liquid nanoparticles that can store 1TB per teaspoon. They aren't the first to find potential data stores, as Harvard researchers have stored 700 TB inside a gram of DNA.
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