Archive: 09/22/2011

Like fish on waves: electrons go surfing

Physicists at the RUB, working in collaboration with researchers from Grenoble and Tokyo, have succeeded in taking a decisive step towards the development of more powerful computers. They were able to define two little quantum ...

dateSep 22, 2011 in General Physics
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Composers in tune with British stereotype

British composers would appear to live up to their national stereotype of weather obsession, as they are twice as likely to have written music with climate themes as their counterparts from other nationalities.

dateSep 22, 2011 in Other
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Simulating turbulent combustion speeds design

Air and fuel mix violently during turbulent combustion. The ferocious mixing needed to ignite fuel and sustain its burning is governed by the same fluid dynamics equations that depict smoke swirling lazily ...

dateSep 22, 2011 in Engineering
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Two million sick from Pakistan floods

Two million Pakistanis have fallen ill from diseases since monsoon rains left the southern region under several feet of water, the country's disaster authority said Thursday.

dateSep 22, 2011 in Environment
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