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Dying stars could seed interstellar medium with carbon nanotubes
Evidence suggests that carbon nanotubes, tiny tubes consisting of pure carbon, could be forged in the envelopes of dust and gas surrounding dying stars. The findings propose a simple, yet elegant mechanism for the formation and survival of complex carbon molecules in space.
Annual Hitachi Electron Microscopy Scholarship 2023
Applications now being accepted for the 2023 Hitachi Scholarship in Electron Microscopy. The scholarship will award two graduate students generating cutting-edge research in electron microscopy with a stipend of $2,500. Apply by February 24, 2023.