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A recent study from the astronomy lab at the University of Arizona has the physics world up in arms as it describes a complex phenomenon that neither I, the author of this piece, nor you, the reader, will ever be able to understand in our lifetimes.
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For the first time researchers have shown that freestanding metal membranes consisting of a single layer of atoms can be stable under ambient conditions.
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In a crowded room, how do you focus on your companion's voice while ignoring the conversations going on around you? A digital model of the cochlea, the shell-shaped organ that serves as an interface between sound waves and the nervous system, suggests the ear begins filtering out background sounds before they even reach the brain.
Two professionals from the MJW Corporation, a radiation consulting firm based in Amherst, New York, spoke with the entire WIPP workforce for about two hours on Monday morning concerning any future risks from last month's radiation leak.
At this year's International Supercomputing Conference on June 22-26, in Leipzig Germany, Professor Klaus Schulten will deliver the opening keynote address on computing in biomedicine and bioengineering.
Open, feed, cut. Such is the humdrum life of a motor molecule, the subject of new research at Rice University, that eats and excretes damaged proteins and turns them into harmless peptides for disposal.
Charcoal drawing of Einstein giving a talk in Schenectady in 1939. The original is in the Department of Physics and Astronomy office, donated by Carl George, who I think got it from the artist originally.
We may think of him as the world's most revolutionary physicist, but ALBERT EINSTEIN is also one of the world's most successful aphorists.
The swings in market prices and exchange rates have the same foundations as molecule movements in physics.
Veteran film and sound editor Walter Murch famously edited Apocalypse Now and grew deeply immersed in his work on Particle Fever, a new documentary, which explores the secrets of the universe.
How many female scientists can you name apart from Marie Curie? Now ask yourself how many male scientists you can name? Last Saturday it was international women's day.
"Particle Fever" is a gripping documentary about the most exacting and expensive scientific experiment ever conducted, and one that may be among the most significant.
Aux Dog Theatre will be celebrating Einstein's Birthday with Einstein: A Stage Portrait by Tom Schuch.
Archaeologists and physicists both covet ancient Roman lead - for very different reasons.
WEST WINDSOR - As a physicist adjusted controls on his laptop inside a classroom at West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South yesterday, about 20 advanced physics students watched in amazement as fluorescent plasma lit up in a glass tube five miles away in Plainsboro.