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An astronomer has published the results of the comparison of his model of Titan's atmosphere with the latest data.
Physicists Sergei Filippov and Mario Ziman have found a way to preserve quantum entanglement of particles passing through an amplifier and, conversely, when transmitting a signal over long distances.
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Spinach gave Popeye super strength, but it also holds the promise of a different power for a group of scientists: the ability to convert sunlight into a clean, efficient alternative fuel.
How do great guitarists bend a string like Eric Clapton or Jimi Hendrix? One scientist sought to figure out how legendary performers make great music.
During daylight hours, Dr David Robert Grimes takes on the serious and important job of battling cancer.
String bends, tapping, vibrato and whammy bars are all techniques that add to the distinctiveness of a lead guitarist's sound, whether it's Clapton, Hendrix, or BB King.
To reach one of the world's most secretive nuclear-fusion companies, visitors must wind their way through a suburban office park at the foot of the Santa Ana Mountains, just east of Irvine, California, until they pull up outside the large but unmarked headquarters of Tri Alpha Energy.
Information hidden in imaging tests could help doctors more accurately choose the radiation therapy dose needed to kill tumors, suggests a study of more than 300 cancer patients being presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine .
Construction on Michigan State University's physics research facility is moving forward with the addition of about 140 truckloads of concrete.
The 27-kilometre Large Hadron Collider at CERN could soon be overtaken as the world's largest particle smasher by a proposed Chinese machine.
Interest in magnetic random access memory is escalating, thanks to demand for fast, low-cost, nonvolatile, low-consumption, secure memory devices.
Cobb : I grew up in a religious Methodist Christian family, and when I started meeting intellectuals I realized that this was considered a rather unusual and somewhat eccentric position.
Vacuum fluctuations may be among the most counter-intuitive phenomena of quantum physics.
Dartmouth scientists and their colleagues have devised a breakthrough laser that uses a single artificial atom to generate and emit particles of light.
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