Archive: 31/03/2014

'Ivory tower' bucking social media

University scholars are largely resisting the use of social media to circulate their scientific findings and engage their tech-savvy students, a Michigan State University researcher argues in a new paper.

dateMar 31, 2014 in Social Sciences
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What will climate policy mean for coal?

Limiting climate change to 2 degrees C means shutting down coal power plants - an unpopular proposition for coal power companies. But a new study shows that delaying climate policies could prove even worse for power plant ...

dateMar 31, 2014 in Environment
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Helmholtz Prize for the 'new' ampere

In time for the maybe critical decisions on the change to the 'new' SI at the Conference Internationale des Poids et Mesures this November, a group of scientists from the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt has succeeded ...

dateMar 31, 2014 in General Physics
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A promising concept on the path to fusion energy

(Phys.org) —Completion of a promising experimental facility at the U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Laboratory (PPPL) could advance the development of fusion as a clean and abundant source of energy for generating ...

dateMar 31, 2014 in Plasma Physics
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