Institute of Physics

Man-made aurora to help predict space weather

( -- For more than 25 years, our understanding of terrestrial space weather has been partly based on incorrect assumptions about how nitrogen, the most abundant gas in our atmosphere, reacts when it collides with ...

dateJun 08, 2010 in General Physics
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Limit to nanotechnology mass-production?

( -- A leading nanotechnology scientist has raised questions over a billion dollar industry by boldly claiming that there is a limit to how small nanotechnology materials can be mass produced.

dateApr 21, 2011 in Nanophysics
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The pitch drops that got the world talking

In light of recent results from the "world's longest experiment", spanning more than 90 years, at the University of Queensland, a group of researchers from Trinity College Dublin explain the background behind their own pitch-drop ...

dateApr 30, 2014 in General Physics
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