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Featured Job: Chief Medical Physicist

The position requires a PhD or Master's degree as well as 10 years of clinical experience.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Fort Morgan Times

Elemer Barnath: A life of science

Elemer Barnath was a physics teacher here in 1955 when he took three students - Bill Spencer, Jerry Schaffer, Bob Adair - to the first Colorado Science and Engineer Fair.

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R & D

"Exotic" material is like a switch when super thin

Ever-shrinking electronic devices could get down to atomic dimensions with the help of transition metal oxides, a class of materials that seems to have it all: superconductivity, magnetoresistance and other exotic properties.

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Malvern Gazette

Physics genius visits cathedral, enjoys a glass of champagne during city visit

Professor Stephen Hawking with, from left to right, the Very Revd Michael Tavinor, Canon Chris Pullin and Glyn Morgan in the Deanery garden.

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Broward-Palm Beach

Five People You Don't Want to Smoke With on 4/20

Anyway, as you probably know, a lot of people are going to be reaching for the bong on Sunday.

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Daily Camera

Boulder scientists celebrate discovery of most Earth-like planet yet

An artist's rendering depicts Kepler-186f, the first validated Earth-size planet detected orbiting a distant star in the habitable zone.

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Macworld

Surgeon Simulator review: Entertainingly grisly iPad game

One key factor when evaluating PC and console games ported to iPad or iPhone is how well the controls have been adapted from keyboard, mouse and/or joypad to a touchscreen.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Hispanic Business

Studies from University of Maine Provide New Data on Physics Research

The model system is obtained by the juxtaposition of two semi-infinite harmonic bcc lattices."

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Business Journal

Jacksonville researchers receive grant to make innovations in nanotechnology

Christos Lampropoulos and Daniel Santavicca each received $35,000 grants from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement, with the university kicking in another $10,000 each.

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Hispanic Business

Bae Systems -British Scientists Defy the Laws of Physics to Create a...

This breakthrough could revolutionise the design of aircraft, ships, radios and satellite dishes - potentially any product which uses an antenna.

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Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Top 10 Things You Didn't Know about Brookhaven National Laboratory

This article is part of the Energy.gov series highlighting the " Top Things You Didn't Know Abouta " Founded on the former site of the U.S. Army's Camp Upton in New York in 1947, the Energy Department's Brookhaven National Laboratory was originally created out of a post-war desire to explore the peaceful applications of atomic energy.

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Defect Chemistry and Plasmon Physics of Colloidal Metal Oxide Nanocrystals

Sebastien D. Lounis is a Graduate Student Researcher in the Milliron group and a Ph.D. candidate in the Graduate Group in Applied Science & Technology at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Hispanic Business

Findings on Medical Physics Discussed by Investigators at Stanford University

Editor at Biotech Week -- Fresh data on Health and Medicine are presented in a new report.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Free Republic

Could this particle rewrite modern physics? Discovery of 4-quark hadron...

Scientists at CERN have confirmed the existence of a new 'exotic' particle International team used the Large Hadron Collider beauty detector The particle was first detected in 2007 but it has only now been confirmed Dubbed Z , the discovery challenges existing models of physics It may also indicate that a new type of neutron star, a quark star, ... (more)

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Find A Mentor, Be A Mentor

Today I pay tribute to my mentors. You know, those rare people in life who take the time to help you, quite often redefining the path ahead.

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Scientific American

It's the end of fundamental physics. Again.

Ashutosh Jogalekar is a chemist interested in the history and philosophy of science.

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ECNmag

At Yale, progress in the fight against quantum dissipation

Scientists at Yale have confirmed a 50-year-old, previously untested theoretical prediction in physics and improved the energy storage time of a quantum switch by several orders of magnitude.

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R & D

Scientists capture ultrafast snapshots of light-driven superconductivity

A new study pins down a major factor behind the appearance of superconductivity-the ability to conduct electricity with 100% efficiency-in a promising copper-oxide material.

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Live Science

'LIGO: A Passion for Understanding' - The Minds Behind the Film

Kai Staats is an entrepreneur, writer, filmmaker and now student at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cosmology Research Group, Cape Town, South Africa where he is working to earn his masters degree in applied mathematics.

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Detroit Free Press

Upcoming movies: 'Only Lovers Left Alive,' 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

Paul Walker stars. Rated PG-13 for gunplay, violence and action, language, sexual menace and drug content.

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