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Optimum Inertia for Snowman-like Nanorobot

A new study investigates the effects of small but finite inertia on the propulsion of micro and nano-scale swimming machines Scale plays a major role in locomotion.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Science

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Scientific Blogging

Quantum Cheshire Cat: Scientists Separate A Particle From Its 'Grin'

In Lewis Caroll's novel "Alice in Wonderland", the Cheshire Cat could disappear but its grin remained.

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ECNmag

The quantum Cheshire cat: Scientists separate a particle from its properties

The Quantum Cheshire Cat: Can a particle be separated from its properties? On July 29, the prestigious journal, Nature Communications , published the results of the first Cheshire Cat experiment, separating a neutron from its magnetic field, conducted by Chapman University in Orange, CA, and Vienna University of Technology.

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Related Topix: Chapman University, Orange, CA, Alice in Wonderland, Family, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Science

ECNmag

Mysterious molecules in space

Over the vast, empty reaches of interstellar space, countless small molecules tumble quietly though the cold vacuum.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science

The Washington Post

Why both parties are so worked up about impeachment

But for several years , Republicans have been indulging and even encouraging that fantasy on the part of the more extreme edges of their base.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Governors, Sarah Palin, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Science, Newt Gingrich

Cal Coast News

Cuesta students travel world studying global climate change

Led by Cuesta College physics instructor Dr. James Eickemeyer, two groups of Cuesta College students recently traveled to multiple countries around the world to study physics and climate change.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Science

RedOrbit

ESA Welcomes Arrival Of Pharao Space Clock

Image Caption: The Pharao atomic space clock arriving at Airbus Space and Defence in Friedrichshaffen, Germany.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Science

Daily Mail

Mystery of the 'Cheshire Cat' of quantum physics solved: Scientists ...

Brave Abigail Hernandez stares down alleged kidnapper in court after it's revealed she may have been held captive in a shipping container next to his house for nine months Girlfriend called cops on child molester who was killed after shooting two US Marshals and an NYPD detective in West Village after two years on the run Massive security alert ... (more)

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Project Syndicate

The Dark Side of Physics

Almost a century ago, the first galaxy beyond our own was discovered, and within a decade the theory that the universe is expanding was first proposed.

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Related Topix: Science, Astronomy, Chemistry, Opinion

RedOrbit

Spinach Could Lead To Alternative Energy

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, Purdue University, Science, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Medical News Today

Improved picture of the gut provided by new imaging agent

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, Crohn's Disease

Mon Jul 28, 2014

ZPEnergy.com

The Dayside : The Federal Bureau of Physics

By: Charles Day : Since July 2013, the comic series FBP: Federal Bureau of Physics has been telling the story of Adam Hardy, whose job at the titular agency is to fix anomalies in the physics of reality.

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Related Topix: Science

KISU-TV Pocatello

Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The

This series helps teachers demystify physics by showing students what it looks like.

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Wireless Design & Development

Physicists Unlock Nature of High-Temperature Superconductivity

Physicists have identified the "quantum glue" that underlies a promising type of superconductivity -- a crucial step towards the creation of energy superhighways that conduct electricity without current loss.

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Related Topix: Science, University of Illinois Chicago, Illinois, Cornell University

ECNmag

Superconductivity could form at high temperatures in layered 2D crystals

An elusive state of matter called superconductivity could be realized in stacks of sheetlike crystals just a few atoms thick, a trio of physicists has determined.

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Related Topix: Science, UC San Diego

Switched

This Mysterious Signal 'Could Not Be Explained By Known Physics,' Astronomers Say

When astronomers detected a strange signal in a massive galaxy cluster millions of light years from Earth, they knew they had stumbled upon something big.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Science / Technology, NASA, Space

ECNmag

Measuring the smallest magnets

Imagine trying to measure a tennis ball that bounces wildly, every time to a distance a million times its own size.

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Related Topix: Science

Scientific American

First Winners of Largest Prize for Young Scientists Announced

Neurobiologist Rachel Wilson, 40, one of three winners of a new $250,000 prize for young scientists.

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Related Topix: Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

ScienceBlogs

The Fermi Alternative [Uncertain Principles]

Given the recent Feynman explosion , some people may be casting about looking for an alternative source of colorful-character anecdotes in physics.

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Related Topix: Science, Explosion, Nuclear Energy

Wired

New Head of Prestigious Physics Institute Describes Her Hunt for Dark Matter

In September, Katherine Freese will take the helm of one of the most prestigious theoretical institutes in the world, Nordita, the Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Related Topix: Science, Sweden, World News, Princeton University, Columbia University, University of Chicago

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