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13 min ago | Scientific American

The Philosophy of Guessing Has Harmed Physics, Expert Says

Every week, hockey-playing science writer John Horgan takes a puckish, provocative look at breaking science.

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Related Topix: Science, Stevens Institute of Technology, Education

13 min ago | Science Daily

First direct evidence of 'spin symmetry' in atoms

Physicists have observed the first direct evidence of symmetry in the magnetic properties -- or nuclear 'spins' -- of atoms.

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Related Topix: Science, National Institute of Standards and Technology

13 min ago | Kottke.org

Physics paradoxes

Today's brain-melter: Every Insanely Mystifying Paradox in Physics . It's all there, from the Greisen-Zatsepin-Kuzmin limit to quantum immortality to, of course, the tachyonic antitelephone.

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1 hr ago | Hispanic Business

New Physics Research Data Have Been Reported by Investigators at...

In the past, PC samples were treated by excimer laser for surface reorganization however associated process alteration of bulk properties is reported."

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3 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Study Findings from Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics Broaden...

Although many established technologies and theoretical modeling methods used for order-based metamaterials, aperiodic or disordered structures have been gradually recognized to achieve similar functionalities for which the ordered structures are overwhelmingly used."

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4 hrs ago | Universe Today

What is Nothing?

Is there any place in the Universe where there's truly nothing? Consider the gaps between stars and galaxies? Or the gaps between atoms? What are the properties of nothing? I want you to take a second and think about nothing.

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7 hrs ago | R & D

Yale's cool molecules are a hot item

The tiny titans in question are bits of strontium monofluoride, dropped to 2.5 thousandths of a degree above absolute zero through a laser cooling and isolating process called magneto-optical trapping .

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Related Topix: Science, Chemistry

8 hrs ago | R & D

Univ. of Washington project becomes focal point in hunt for dark matter

Three major experiments aimed at detecting elusive dark matter particles believed to make up most of the matter in the universe have gotten a financial shot in the arm.

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Related Topix: Science, Lead, SD

9 hrs ago | Space.com

Atomic Clock Will Fly to Space Station in 2016

A new atomic clock is due for installation on the International Space Station in 2016, ushering in a new age of physics experiments probing the relationship between space and time.

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Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, Space

10 hrs ago | Scientific American

How the Iconic Pillars of Creation Arose

Remember the Pillars of Creation? Since the Hubble Space Telescope captured this spectacular photograph in 1995, it has appeared on posters, T-shirts and screen savers.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science

12 hrs ago | Slashdot

The First Particle Physics Evidence of Physics Beyond the Standard Model?

StartsWithABang writes It's the holy grail of modern particle physics: discovering the first smoking-gun, direct evidence for physics beyond the Standard Model.

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13 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

Remembering Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, the Indian-American astrophysicist

On the death anniversary of Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, one of the greatest scientists of the 20th century, a look at the life and work of this Indian-American astrophysicist Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, the Indian-American astrophysicist, was awarded the 1983 Nobel Prize for Physics along with William A. Fowler, for his mathematical theory of black ... (more)

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14 hrs ago | CiteULike

Giant tunnel magnetoresistance in magnetic tunnel junctions with a crystalline MgO(0a

Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics , Vol. 40, No. 21. , pp. R337-R354, doi:10.1088/0022-3727/40/21/r01 A magnetic tunnel junction , which consists of a thin insulating layer sandwiched between two ferromagnetic electrode layers, exhibits tunnel magnetoresistance due to spin-dependent electron tunnelling.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Newsday

Best and worst excuses for GCSE pain

Let's face it - no-one likes to mess up. So when it comes to disappointing GCSE results - it's useful to have someone or something else to blame.

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WebWire

Science Learning Comes to Your Fingertips as Function Space Launches...

Today, Function Space , the most comprehensive social learning network for science, is announcing the launch of its iOS app.

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Hispanic Business

Researchers from Department of Medical Physics Discuss Findings in...

Editor at Health & Medicine Week -- Investigators publish new report on Amino Acids.

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RedOrbit

Unexpected Electric Polarizations In Promising...

Image Caption: Scientists and study coauthors from Brookhaven Lab's Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science Department stand beside a transmission electron microscope capable of capturing nanoscale structures.

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Related Topix: Science, Department of Energy

OUPblog

The 150th anniversary of Newlands' discovery of the periodic system

The discovery of the periodic system of the elements and the associated periodic table is generally attributed to the great Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science

Science Daily

Scientists unveil new technology to better understand small clusters of atoms

Physicists have developed new technology to study atomic vibration in small particles, revealing a more accurate picture of the structure of atomic clusters where surface atoms vibrate more intensively than internal atoms.

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Science Daily

A new wireless energy transfer device can charge any device without using cables

Researchers at the Universitat Politecnica de Valencia have designed a new device for wireless energy transfer that will, for example, charge mobile phones or laptops without needing wires.

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

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