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3 hrs ago | The Telegraph

Thirst for physics spells success for teen

Physics and the reasons behind how everything work in the universe have always fascinated 15-year-old Abhinav and now his thirst for knowledge has been rewarded too.

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Related Topix: Science, India, World News

6 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Data on Physics Research Detailed by Researchers at Sookmyung Women's University

We find that the ZnO divacancy could be viewed as a tightly-bound state of a doubly-negative Zn vacancy and the doubly-positive O vacancy from the structural and the electronic points of view."

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Related Topix: Science

10 hrs ago | Wireless Design & Development

Astroparticle Physics Methodology Applied to Nuclear Facility Monitoring

When monitoring nuclear reactors, the International Atomic Energy Agency has to rely on input given by the operators.

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13 hrs ago | Universe Today

Why Inflation Didn't Get the Same Hype as the Higgs

Shown here are the B-mode polarization patterns on the cosmic microwave background.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science

17 hrs ago | Triple Pundit

Is This a New Golden Age of Innovation?

The Greeks of old described the development of man - starting with a painful decline from the Golden Age down through the ages of Silver and Bronze to the age of Iron, where we slave away without the enlightenment of legends.

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21 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Findings from Max-Planck-Institute for Chemical Physics for Solids...

Editor at Pain & Central Nervous System Week -- Investigators discuss new findings in Health and Medicine.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Science Daily

Mapping the road to quantum gravity

The road uniting quantum field theory and general relativity -- the two great theories of modern physics -- has been impassable for 80 years.

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Science Daily

Superconducting qubit array points the way to quantum computers

A fully functional quantum computer is one of the holy grails of physics. Physicists have moved one step closer to making a quantum computer a reality by demonstrating a new level of reliability in a five-qubit array.

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Related Topix: Computers, Science, UC Santa Barbara, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing

ECNmag

Liquid spacetime

What if spacetime were a kind of fluid? This is the question tackled by theoretical physicists working on quantum gravity by creating models attempting to reconcile gravity and quantum mechanics.

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Newswise

Economics = MC2 -- A Portrait of the Modern Physics Startup

WASHINGTON D.C., April 23, 2014 -- For much of the 20th century, many of the technological innovations that drove U.S. economic growth emerged from "idea factories" housed within large companies -- research units like Bell Labs or Xerox PARC that developed everything from the transistor to the computer mouse.

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Nepalnews.com

Nepalnews Exclusive: A Nepali scientist involved in ground-breaking research in physics

A Nepali physicist, Dr Yadav Pandit, is involved in a trailblazing research to find how the subatomic particles that filled the early universe transformed into the ordinary matter of today's world.

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Related Topix: Science, Department of Energy, Kent State University

BroadwayWorld.com

'Unification of Electromagnetism and Gravity' by Selwyn Wright is Released

Einstein is regarded as a scientific genius, presented to school-age children as the preeminent scholar of everything scientific.

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Related Topix: Science

SPACE.com

'What Is Relativity?' (2014): Book Excerpt

Many people with a basic knowledge of physics know that Einstein developed the theory of relativity, yet few people actually understand what it means.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Scientific Blogging

Immortal Unbounded Universe

I am a Dutchman, currently living in India. Following a PhD in theoretical physics I entered a Global Fortune Our universe is eternal, expanding indefinitely, and not threatened by any form of 'heath death'.

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Science Daily

High-performance, low-cost ultracapacitors built with graphene and carbon nanotubes

By combining the powers of two single-atom-thick carbon structures, researchers have created a new ultracapacitor that is both high performance and low cost.

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ECNmag

High-performance, low-cost ultracapacitors built with graphene and carbon nanotubes

By combining the powers of two single-atom-thick carbon structures, researchers at the George Washington University's Micro-propulsion and Nanotechnology Laboratory have created a new ultracapacitor that is both high performance and low cost.

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Related Topix: Science

Linux Journal

Quantum Cryptography

Classical cryptography provides security based on unproven mathematical assumptions and depends on the technology available to an eavesdropper.

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Related Topix: Cryptography, Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology, Computer Security

R & D

Ion collision physics change drastically for ultra-thin films

A bullet fired through a block of wood will slow down. In a similar way, ions are decelerated when they pass through a solid material: the thicker the material, the larger the energy loss will be.

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Improbable Research

The most honored paper airplane sweeper visits China

On April 17th, Roy Glauber, who was awarded one half of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his contribution to the quantum theory of optical coherence", visited USTC and gave a lecture "Two Hundred Years of Light Waves, One Hundred Years of Light Quanta" for the students on the next day.

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Christian Science Monitor

Scientists produce 'wonder material' graphene with kitchen blender

Graphene, single-atom-thick sheets of pure carbon, is lighter than steel but many times stronger, with better electrical conductivity than copper.

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