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3 hrs ago | OhNoTheyDidnt

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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Related Topix: Science, The Manhattan Project

7 hrs ago | ECNmag

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'.

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11 hrs ago | 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.

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

12 hrs ago | Yahoo!

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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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Science

15 hrs ago | ScienceBlogs

Ten Inessential Papers in Quantum Physics [Uncertain Principles]

I should really know better than to click any tweeted link with a huff.to 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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Related Topix: Science

16 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

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.

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

18 hrs ago | Fibers.org

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.

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

22 hrs ago | 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.

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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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Related Topix: Science, The Big Bang Theory, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Bernstein, Classical, France, World News,

Hispanic Business

Studies in the Area of Physics Research Reported from National...

The news reporters obtained a quote from the research from the , "A spin gap of Delta = 0.56 meV is found to develop near the field-induced quantum critical state at H-c similar or equal to 8 T-driven by fluctuations of the long range antiferromagnetic order parameter.

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Related Topix: Science

Log Cabin Democrat

UCA Physics students receive Blake Lilly Award

The University of Central Arkansas Society of Physics Students chapter has been selected as a 2014 Blake Lilly Award winner.

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Related Topix: Science, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR

PhysicsWeb Events

CERN accelerators come alive for LHC restart

CERN's 27-km Large Hadron Collider is gradually restarting after being shut down for 16 months following a major maintenance and upgrade programme.

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Related Topix: Science

RedOrbit

A Deeper Understanding Of Graphene's...

Image Caption: An illustration of a graphene nanoribbon shaped by the beam of a transmission electron microscope.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Science, World News, Belgium

Improbable Research

Banding-together of breeders: Seven sperm abreast

Ig Nobel Prize winner Mahadevan and colleagues have taken an applied-mathematical look at yet another unanswered question.

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Related Topix: Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014

OpEdNews

Mocking Literalists Defy 'Literal' Science For 'Creation Myth'

Everybody loves a good story and, as Aristotle taught, nothing drives impact like a beginning, middle and end.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Live Science

More Efficient, Durable Solar Cells are Possible Thanks to Glass

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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Related Topix: The Conversation, Reggae, Stanford University, Science, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Science Daily

Atmosphere of Titan, Saturn's largest moon

An astronomer has published the results of the comparison of his model of Titan's atmosphere with the latest data.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science

Science Daily

Scientists find way to maintain quantum entanglement in amplified signals

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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Related Topix: Czech Republic, World News, Science, Slovakia, Computers

CiteULike

Preparing physics graduate students to be educators

To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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Related Topix: Science

Science Daily

Spinach could lead to alternative energy more powerful than Popeye

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.

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

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