Archive: 09/8/2010

Galileo revisited: How ribbons roll

Galileo Galilei’s experiments on the motions of falling and rolling objects, described in his 1638 book, “Two New Sciences,” are considered by many to be the beginning of modern science. Now researchers ...

Sep 08, 2010 4.4 / 5 (5) 3 | with audio podcast

The dance of hot nanoparticles

(PhysOrg.com) -- "Brownian motion is a very old concept," Klaus Kroy tells PhysOrg.com. "The laws explaining it were formulated more than a century ago by Albert Einstein. However, we are finding some intere ...

Sep 08, 2010 4.3 / 5 (17) 2 | with audio podcast feature

Dendritic cells found in zebrafish

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified dendritic antigen-presenting cells in zebrafish, opening the possibility that the tiny fish could become a new model ...

Sep 08, 2010 not rated yet 0 | with audio podcast