Archive: 9/10/2006

'Trapped Wave' Caused Unexpected Dennis Surge

When Hurricane Dennis passed North Florida on July 10, 2005, it caused a 10-foot storm surge in some areas along Apalachee Bay — about 3 to 4 feet more than forecasted— that couldn’t be explained only by the local winds ...

dateOct 09, 2006 in General Physics
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Nanocrystals Are Hot

Scientists at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have discovered that nanocrystals of germanium embedded in silica glass don't melt until the temperature rises almost 200 degrees Kelvin above ...

dateOct 09, 2006 in Nanophysics
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