Archive: 08/25/2010

Measuring the universe

A unique antenna which could help unveil a new window on the universe by observing thousands of gravitational waves should be one of NASA's next space missions according to a group of leading US experts.

dateAug 25, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Controlling insects in stored grain

(PhysOrg.com) -- Aeration -- blowing ambient air through grain storage bins -- has been used for decades to maintain the quality of grain by keeping it cool, as well as to manage stored insect pests. But few ...

dateAug 25, 2010 in Ecology
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Creating light sources for nanochips

(PhysOrg.com) -- "One of the most important goals in the optics community is to create and manipulate light on chip," Yinan Zhang tells PhysOrg.com. "This is especially important when it comes to improving the performance of sem ...

dateAug 25, 2010 in Optics & Photonics feature
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Are shame and poverty closely linked?

(PhysOrg.com) -- A major international study is to examine whether shame is a key part of the experience of being poor. It will look at whether being poor necessarily results in low self esteem or feelings ...

dateAug 25, 2010 in Social Sciences
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