TITLE

The Self-Aware Earth

AUTHOR(S)
Hardy, Quentin
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;5/25/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information about Central Nervous System for the Earth (Cense), a project started by Peter Hartwell, a nanotechnology researcher at Hewlett-Packard Co. The project involves building a trillion nanosized sensing stations, each carrying 10 to 20 sensors for measuring things like light, temperature and vibration.
ACCESSION #
41676103

 

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