Archive: 10/11/2005

Atoms Under Control

Max Planck researchers lay the foundations for a distributed quantum computer with the "quasipermanent" storing of an atom between two mirrors Complex computing operations could be greatly accelerated through m ...

Oct 11, 2005 2.3 / 5 (3) 0

Can an Electron be in Two Places at the Same Time?

Max Planck Researchers in Berlin show that for electrons from nitrogen molecules, the wave-particle character exists simultaneously. In something akin to a double-slit experiment, scientists at the Fritz Haber Institute of t ...

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Putting relativity to the test: was Einstein right?

Almost 90 years after Einstein postulated his general theory of relativity — our current theory of gravity — scientists have finally finished collecting the data that will put this theory to an experimental ...

Oct 11, 2005 4.2 / 5 (6) 0

Spirit Preparing For Robotic Arm Work

Spirit is healthy and still performing science in the summit area of "Husband Hill." The rover has acquired a 360-degree panorama from the top of Husband Hill, and has performed remote sensing of other targets of interest. ...

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Scientists to Advance Biology-Liquid Crystal Research

Scientists at Kent State University are poised to take biological research to a new level, thanks to a grant of $860,000 from the W. M. Keck Foundation. This is the third endorsement by the Keck Foundation received by Kent ...

Oct 11, 2005 2.4 / 5 (8) 0

Expedition 11, Space Tourist Back on Earth

The Expedition 11 landed back on Earth Monday at 9:09 p.m. EDT after undocking from the international space station at 5:49 p.m. EDT. Commander Sergei Krikalev, Flight Engineer John Phillips and Spaceflight ...

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