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3 hrs ago | Wireless Design & Development

Unleashing the Power of Quantum Dot Triplets

Quantum computers have yet to materialize. Yet, scientists are making progress in devising suitable means of making such computers faster.


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7 hrs ago | Science

How bird flocks are like liquid helium

A flock of starlings flies as one, a spectacular display in which each bird flits about as if in a well-choreographed dance.


Related Topix: India, World News, Science

11 hrs ago | University Business

Online students get hands-on lab experience with eScience Labs

The lab kit is intended for higher education, non-majors students enrolled in online or hybrid course models.


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15 hrs ago | CiteULike

Exploring the Quantum: Atoms, Cavities, and Photons

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19 hrs ago | Forward

Manhattan Project's Forgotten Humanist

Growing up in Australia, Danny Ginges was both fascinated and fearful of the atomic bomb, and as an adult delved deeper into the story of the scientists who created the monster.


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Sat Jul 26, 2014


Off-centering of Pb and Sn impurities in GeTe induced by strong local stress

In Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics Letters, Vol. 63, No. 8. , pp.


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Chesmont Astronomical Society

Is the solar system stable?

The stability of the solar system is one of the oldest problems in theoretical physics, dating back to Isaac Newton.


Related Topix: Science, Mathematics

Ars Technica

Researchers: Forget old experiments, let's reinvent the wheel

One of the joys of the arXiv is that anyone can submit anything to the website. Cranks and kooks can publish to their hearts' content in the theoretical physics section.


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Tedium, tragedy and tar: The slowest drops in science

In two famous - and famously lengthy - experiments, scientists wait for pitch to drip from a funnel.


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'Manhattan,' dramatizing the making of the atomic bomb, debuts Sunday (July 27) on WGN America

WGN America launches " Manhattan ," its second scripted series, twice on Sunday .


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Research Rock-Star: Oxford Scientist Analyses...

When most scientists discuss string theory , they aren't referring to the physics behind the distinctive lead guitar techniques of Eric Clapton or Jimi Hendrix, but that's exactly what one Oxford University researcher examines in a new PLOS ONE study.


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Fri Jul 25, 2014


Harry Lloyd post

WGN America will debut its second original scripted series, "Manhattan," on July 27. In preparation for the 1940s period drama, which surrounds the scientists tasked with developing the atomic bomb in New Mexico -- and their in-the-dark families -- Zap2it caught up with the cast for a Q&A about their new show.


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Breakthrough laser experiment reveals liquid-like motion of atoms in an ultra-cold cluster

A new study by researchers from the University of Leicester has furthered our understanding of how tiny nanosystems function, unlocking the potential to create new materials using nanosized 'building blocks'.


Bioscience Technology

New Imaging Agent Provides Better Picture of the Gut

A multi-institutional team of researchers has developed a new nanoscale agent for imaging the gastrointestinal tract.


Related Topix: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Medicine, Health, Science, South Korea, World News, Asia


Earth survived near-miss from 2012 solar storm: NASA

Back in 2012, the Sun erupted with a powerful solar storm that just missed the Earth but was big enough to "knock modern civilization back to the 18th century," NASA said.


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Ten Inessential Papers in Quantum Physics [Uncertain Principles]

I should really know better than to click any tweeted link with a shortened URL, but for some reason, I actually followed one to an article with the limited-reach clickbait title Curious About Quantum Physics? Read These 10 Articles! .


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Watch ice cream that changes COLOUR in your hand thanks to inventor's new secret recipe

The Spanish physicist created the sweet treat named Xamaleon but he's keeping quiet over how he came up with his creation An ice cream which changes colour as it slowly melts has been invented by a physicist who became a professional cook.


Related Topix: Europe, Spain, World News, Inventions, Science / Technology, Science, Weird

Renewable energy from spinach? Laser study shows potential

By studying spinach using serial femtosecond crystallography and electron paramagnetic resonance, an international team of physicists have come up with a potential method of converting sunlight into an environmentally-friendly alternative to fossil fuel.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Arizona State University, Purdue University, Solar Energy, Science

Clarksville Online

NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory discovers a mystery in Perseus Cluster

The Universe is a big place, full of unknowns. Astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have just catalogued a new one.


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Star Online

Quantum physics fan Fabien Bouhier tackles the big Q at TEDxKL

Multiverses, black holes, stars... oh my: A quantum physics enthusiast tell us why we should be interested in all cosmic theories.


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