Archive: 02/14/2010

Frictionless supersolid a step closer

Superfluid mixtures of atoms can boil and freeze at ultra-low temperatures. This freezing can result in the formation of supersolids of atoms that can flow alongside each other without friction, but are still set in a fixed ...

Feb 14, 2010
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1BOG gets funding for a new way to sell solar

When we needed a new "pre-owned" car, we knew the drill. We searched the Web, visited the auto mall, settled on a model, did some haggling, vetted the price by phone, and haggled a bit more. Within a couple of days, we had ...

Feb 14, 2010
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Surf contest reminds bystanders of sea's power

(AP) -- The Mavericks Surf Contest was no day at the beach for participants or spectators. Unexpected waves breaking on shore Saturday swept dozens of spectators from their perches on the man-made jetty at ...

Feb 14, 2010
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Army Corps critic sues La. university over firing

(AP) -- Ivor van Heerden, a Louisiana State University scientist and a widely cited expert on levee failures after Hurricane Katrina, sued his college on Wednesday, alleging he was fired for his criticism of the Army Corps ...

Feb 14, 2010
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