Archive: 5/02/2010

X-Ray Emission from Young Stars

(PhysOrg.com) -- The star TW Hydrae is located about 150 light-years from earth in the direction of the constellation of Hydrae, the Water Snake. This star is relatively young -- at about 10 million years old it has passed ...

dateFeb 05, 2010 in Astronomy
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Scientist make a leap in quantum computing

(PhysOrg.com) -- A major hurdle in the ambitious quest to design and construct a radically new kind of quantum computer has been finding a way to manipulate the single electrons that very likely will constitute the new machines' ...

dateFeb 05, 2010 in Quantum Physics
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Renewable oil companies

The entry of oil companies into the realm of renewable energy could present major obstacles for the development of a sustainable economy that is not based on carbon resources, according to a report in the International Journal ...

dateFeb 05, 2010 in Economics & Business
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Repulsive interactions

(PhysOrg.com) -- The recent state of the roads is a clear illustration of what happens when water freezes into crystals of ice. But despite its frequent occurrence, the crystallisation of water is remarkably difficult to ...

dateFeb 05, 2010 in Analytical Chemistry
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