Archive: 10/09/2012

Discovery of the "Pigtail" molecular cloud

A research team of the Department of Physics, Keio University, has discovered a molecular cloud with a peculiar helical structure by observation with the NRO 45m Telescope at Nobeyama Radio Observatory, National Astronomical ...

dateSep 10, 2012 in Astronomy
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New Paleolithic site in Gansu Province

A joint team of the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP), Chinese Academy of Sciences, and the Gansu Provincial Institute of Archaeology found a new paleolithic site at Xujiacheng village, Wanquan ...

dateSep 10, 2012 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Qubits in the quantum sea

(—"Quantum weirdness," a phrase related to the power and the un-intuitive nature of quantum reality, is expected to facilitate speeded-up computation—quantum computing—for performing certain specialized tasks, ...

dateSep 10, 2012 in Quantum Physics
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Calculating the global risk to our health

A physicist turned soil expert calculating the journey of food from the ground to our kitchen tables says understanding this relationship in context with things like corruption and climate change will help us solve complex ...

dateSep 10, 2012 in Environment
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