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Records 1 to 20 of 44 in June 2011

  • Article
    Things that go bump in the night
    Published
    June 2011
    Article Type
    Quanta
    Summary
    In the end it was the bump that wasn't.
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  • Article
    Big Bang on the big screen
    Published
    June 2011
    Article Type
    Quanta
    Summary
    Still on the Higgs boson – how about catching the noir film The Big Bang, which was released in the …
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  • Article
    Mend your own shuttle
    Published
    June 2011
    Article Type
    Quanta
    Summary
    Space shuttle broken down again? Fear not.
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  • Article
    Entangled for all time
    Published
    June 2011
    Article Type
    Quanta
    Summary
    While the marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton may have had all the elements of a “classical” event based …
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  • Article
    Antimatter trap tightens its grip
    Published
    June 2011
    Article Type
    Frontiers
    Summary
    Physicists working on the ALPHA experiment at CERN, who in 2010 became the first to capture and store atoms of …
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  • Article
    D-Wave rides high
    Published
    June 2011
    Article Type
    Frontiers
    Summary
    A firm in Canada aiming to build a commercially viable quantum computer claims to have proved that an important part …
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  • Article
    Crowd simulations with ‘thinking’ pedestrians
    Published
    June 2011
    Article Type
    Frontiers
    Summary
    In the main, it is only when somebody bumps into you that you become aware of crowd dynamics.
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  • Article
    It's curtains for noise
    Published
    June 2011
    Article Type
    Frontiers
    Summary
    If the traffic noise outside your office annoys you, then help could be at hand in the form of a …
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  • Article
    Portable atomic clock is ready to buy
    Published
    June 2011
    Article Type
    Frontiers
    Summary
    Researchers in the US have developed the world's first commercial portable atomic clock, which could be yours for just $1500.
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  • Article
    Neutrino search heads under water
    Author
    1. Simon Perks
    Published
    June 2011
    Article Type
    News and Analysis
    Summary
    Construction of a new €25m telescope designed to detect high-energy neutrinos from astrophysical sources has begun at the bottom of …
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  • Article
    Japanese earthquake-hit labs seek quick restart
    Author
    1. Michael Banks
    Published
    June 2011
    Article Type
    News and Analysis
    Summary
    The $1.5bn Japan Proton Accelerator Research Complex (J-PARC) will not be fully open until the end of the year, according …
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  • Article
    Scientists plan underground lab deep beneath the Andes
    Author
    1. Michael Banks
    Published
    June 2011
    Article Type
    News and Analysis
    Summary
    Researchers are planning the first deep underground laboratory in the southern hemisphere that would, if built, study neutrinos and what …
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  • Article
    Why 13 and 25 are the magic numbers for physicists
    Author
    1. Michael Banks
    Published
    June 2011
    Article Type
    News and Analysis
    Summary
    If you think that adding ever more researchers to your group can only be a good thing, think again.
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  • Article
    Alien search mothballed as cash dries up
    Author
    1. Peter Gwynne
    Published
    June 2011
    Article Type
    News and Analysis
    Summary
    Detecting possible signs of extraterrestrial intelligent life is the latest victim of the US economic downturn.
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  • Article
    Delayed X-ray space probe gets final go-ahead
    Author
    1. Jiao Li
    Published
    June 2011
    Article Type
    News and Analysis
    Summary
    After years of delay, China's first dedicated astronomy satellite has finally got the go-ahead from the Chinese government.
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  • Article
    China reveals details of space station
    Author
    1. Jiao Li
    Published
    June 2011
    Article Type
    News and Analysis
    Summary
    China has released plans for the country's first space station, which is set to be complete by 2020.
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  • Article
    African astronomers seek strength in unity
    Author
    1. Tushna Commissariat
    Published
    June 2011
    Article Type
    News and Analysis
    Summary
    The first astronomical society encompassing all of Africa has been formally launched at a meeting of the International Astronomical Union …
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  • Article
    LHC smashes luminosity record
    Published
    June 2011
    Article Type
    News and Analysis
    Summary
    The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the CERN particle-physics lab has become the highest intensity particle accelerator in the world.
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  • Article
    China may scale back on nuclear
    Published
    June 2011
    Article Type
    News and Analysis
    Summary
    Zhaofeng Wei, vice-chairman of the China Electricity Council (CEC), has indicated that the country could scale back its ambitious nuclear …
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  • Article
    Willard Boyle: 1924–2011
    Published
    June 2011
    Article Type
    News and Analysis
    Summary
    Willard Boyle, who shared the 2009 Nobel Prize for Physics, has died at the age of 86.
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