Archive: 30/05/2005

Stars Flood Space with Gravitational Waves

A scientist using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has found evidence that two white dwarf stars are orbiting each other in a death grip, destined to merge. The data indicate gravitational waves are carrying energy away from ...

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Argonne-designed instruments vital in RHIC discovery

Argonne researchers played a significant role in research that led to the surprising finding of a possible ideal liquid instead of the expected quark-gluon plasma at Brookhaven National Laboratory's Relativistic Heavy-Ion ...

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UQ mathematics website helps Sudoku puzzlers

People addicted to the current Sudoku craze can now log on to a UQ mathematics website to find helpful advice about solving these intriguing puzzles. UQ Mathematics Professor Anne Street and Associate Professor Diane Donovan ...

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'Smart' nanoparticles to battle cancer

An experimental cancer treatment developed by University of Wyoming scientists may destroy tumors more effectively by using synthesized "smart" particles that target and kill cancer cells before they can detect and disable ...

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Researchers first in the world to discover the age of oil

University of Alberta geologists have become the first in the world to find a means of accurately determining the age of oil, providing critical information about its formation which will ultimately aid in a better understanding ...

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