Archive: 06/9/2010

Explained: Quark gluon plasma

For a few millionths of a second after the Big Bang, the universe consisted of a hot soup of elementary particles called quarks and gluons. A few microseconds later, those particles began cooling to form protons ...

dateJun 09, 2010 in General Physics
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Do creative work activities create stress?

The demands associated with creative work activities pose key challenges for workers, according to new research out of the University of Toronto that describes the stress associated with some aspects of work and its impact ...

dateJun 09, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Cutting the Internet's carbon footprint

Over the last 20 years the Internet has grown from almost nothing to something of enormous economic and social value. But in the meantime, its consumption of electricity, which currently stands at 3% to 5% of the global ...

dateJun 09, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech
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