Archive: 1/03/2007

Delicate Relation between Single Spins

Probing the magnetic interaction between single atoms is no longer a dream. Using a scanning tunnelling microscope, the interaction of the spins of two neighbouring cobalt atoms adsorbed at a copper surface has been measured ...

dateMar 01, 2007 in General Physics
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Quantum Effects Make the Difference

The atomic constituents of matter are never still, even at absolute zero. This consequence of quantum mechanics can result in continuous transition between different material states. Physicists at the Max Planck Institute ...

dateMar 01, 2007 in General Physics
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In Iran, cheetahs collared for the first time

An international team of scientists led by the Wildlife Conservation Society working in Iran has successfully fitted two Asiatic cheetahs with Global Positioning System (GPS) collars, marking the first time this highly endangered ...

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