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Chinese team is catching up in hunt for dark matter

On Thursday, physicists in China reported the latest result in the search for particles of dark matter , the mysterious stuff whose gravity holds the galaxies together.


Related Topix: Lead, SD, Purdue University

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Is the universe a 2D hologram? Fermilab intends to find out

An experiment at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory called the Holometer intends to test several theories about the universe, including the holographic principle.


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New Jersey Herald

Wantage man killed in ATV accident

Through a confluence of events, Benjamin Bederson, who was drafted into the Army in 1942, had a front-seat view of the top secret effort to develop the first atomic bomb during World War II.Bederson, a resident of the New York City borough of Manhattan, had two and a half years of college physics at the time he was drafted.


Related Topix: Science, Rockaway, NJ, New Jersey, Sussex County, NJ, Sparta, NJ

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Has Next Tuesday Already Happened?

Next Tuesday is off in the future. It hasn't happened yet and you can't say what it's going to look like.


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R & D

Scientists craft atomically seamless, thinnest-possible semiconductor junctions

Scientists have developed what they believe is the thinnest-possible semiconductor, a new class of nanoscale materials made in sheets only three atoms thick.


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A Noise Within to Offer Free Staged Reading of COPENHAGEN, 9/29

A Noise Within , the acclaimed classical repertory theatre, presents a free staged reading of Michael Frayn 's Tony Award-winning play Copenhagen, which "soars at the intersection of art and science."


Related Topix: Pasadena, CA, Science, California Institute of Technology


30 Fantastic Sci-Fi Themed T-Shirts For The Budding Time Traveler

Sometimes they're doctors, or scientists, or intrepid adventurers, and sometimes they're just ordinary people brought along on a journey through space and time.


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Fractal Structure Favoring Superconductivity at High Temperatures in...

Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism , Vol. 24, No. 3. , pp. 1195-1200, doi:10.1007/s10948-010-1109-x The statistical physics of the 3D ordered oxygen interstitials has been measured in La 2 CuO 4+ y using an advanced tool, scanning x-ray diffraction with focused synchrotron radiation.


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The Tech

John Waugh, emeritus chemistry professor, dies

John S. Waugh, an MIT Institute Professor emeritus and professor emeritus in the Department of Chemistry, died Friday, Aug. 22, at the age of 85. Waugh was an authority in chemical physics, known internationally for his work in magnetic resonance.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Willimantic, CT, Dartmouth College

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Fox News

Hints of mysterious particle detected in 'Big Bang soup'

An ordinary proton or neutron is formed of three quarks bound together by gluons, carriers of the color force.


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International Business Times

Time Travel is Possible, Latest Research

The mysteries of space are very abundant and fascinating. Who would have thought one day man would reach the stars.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Science


Survival and Evolution: Students in UCSB's Kavli Institute Explore Ways in Which Microbes Adapt

Students in UCSB's Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics' Advanced School of Quantitative Biology used a laser fluorescence droplet-sorting instrument to study how a single bacterium grows into a colony.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, UC Santa Barbara, Genetics, Medicine, Harvard University


James Clerk Maxwell: Scot, physicist, mathematician and poet

While at the Edinburgh International Book Festival , I'd like to pay tribute to one of the city's many great intellectual sons: James Clerk Maxwell , the titanic Victorian scientist whose work was described by Albert Einstein as the "most profound and the most fruitful that physics has experienced since the time of Newton."


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Medical News

Landauer announces quarterly cash dividend of $0.55 per share for Q3 fiscal 2014

Landauer, Inc. , a recognized leader in personal and environmental radiation measurement and monitoring, outsourced medical physics services and high quality medical consumable accessories, announced that its Board of Directors declared on August 22, 2014, a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.55 per share for the third quarter of fiscal 2014.


Related Topix: Landauer, Waste Management, Security, Science, Medicine, Health


X-ray Laser Probes Tiny Quantum Tornadoes In...

Image Caption: In this illustration, a patterned 3-D grid of tiny whirlpools, called quantum vortices, populate a nanoscale droplet of superfluid helium.


Related Topix: Department of Energy, Science, Stanford University


Physics research removes outcome unpredictability of ultracold atomic reactions

Yujun Wang, research associate with the James R. Macdonald Laboratory at Kansas State University, and Paul Julienne at the University of Maryland, looked at theoretically predicting and understanding chemical reactions that involve three atoms at ultracold temperatures.



Radical New Theory Could Kill the Multiverse Hypothesis

Though galaxies look larger than atoms and elephants appear to outweigh ants, some physicists have begun to suspect that size differences are illusory.


Related Topix: Science, Geneva, IL

The Jersey Journal

Nuclear fusion reactor at the Princeton Plasma Physics Lab will be...

PRINCETON - Tucked away from major roadways and nestled amid more than 80 acres of forest sits a massive warehouse-like building where inside, a device that can produce temperatures hotter than the sun has sat cold and quiet for more than two years.


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Science, Department of Energy

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Pacific Daily News

Lost mode of prayer based on feeling

"Truly I tell you, whosoever says to this mountain, be lifted up and thrown into the sea and does not doubt at all in his heart but believes that what he says will take place, it will be done for him.


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New Scientist

Perfect harmonies: How music was built into science

Music was key to Western teaching, from Plato up to the 18th century. In Music and the Making of Modern Science , Peter Pesic claims it shaped today's science IGOR STRAVINSKY commented that music is certainly related "to something like mathematical thinking and relationship".


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