Archive: 02/05/2010

X-Ray Emission from Young Stars

(PhysOrg.com) -- The star TW Hydrae is located about 150 light-years from earth in the direction of the constellation of Hydrae, the Water Snake. This star is relatively young -- at about 10 million years ...

Feb 05, 2010
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Scientist make a leap in quantum computing

(PhysOrg.com) -- A major hurdle in the ambitious quest to design and construct a radically new kind of quantum computer has been finding a way to manipulate the single electrons that very likely will constitute ...

Feb 05, 2010
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Renewable oil companies

The entry of oil companies into the realm of renewable energy could present major obstacles for the development of a sustainable economy that is not based on carbon resources, according to a report in the International Jo ...

Feb 05, 2010
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Genes influence aerobic training success

(PhysOrg.com) -- An international team of researchers has found an explanation for why some people seem to be more responsive than others to regular endurance exercise - which, in turn, might increase their chances of having ...

Feb 05, 2010
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Repulsive interactions

(PhysOrg.com) -- The recent state of the roads is a clear illustration of what happens when water freezes into crystals of ice. But despite its frequent occurrence, the crystallisation of water is remarkably ...

Feb 05, 2010
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Physicist proposes method to teleport energy

(PhysOrg.com) -- Using the same quantum principles that enable the teleportation of information, a new proposal shows how it may be possible to teleport energy. By exploiting the quantum energy fluctuations ...

Feb 05, 2010 weblog
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