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Hard X-rays probe model fuel-cell catalyst

( -- Researchers at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource have developed a new, more powerful way to probe the behavior of a key component in hydrogen fuel cells. The group shone SSRL's high-energy X-rays ...

dateDec 02, 2010 in Condensed Matter
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RASICAM: The Little Infrared Camera that Could

( -- Perched on a peak high in the Chilean Andes, 2200 meters above sea level, the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory has an enviable view of the night sky. In 2011, the Dark Energy Survey collaboration will ...

dateMar 11, 2010 in Astronomy
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Extreme Jets Take New Shape

( -- Jets of particles streaming from black holes in far-away galaxies operate differently than previously thought, according to a study published today in Nature. The new study reveals that most of the jet's ...

dateFeb 17, 2010 in General Physics
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The ATLAS Pixel Detector

With the Large Hadron Collider start-up only weeks away, SLAC researchers working on the LHC are feeling the excitement. SLAC has been involved in designing and building the ATLAS (A Toroidal LHC ApparatuS) detector since ...

dateSep 03, 2008 in General Physics
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Giant virus revealed in 3-D using X-ray laser

For the first time, researchers have produced a 3-D image revealing part of the inner structure of an intact, infectious virus, using a unique X-ray laser at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. ...

dateMar 03, 2015 in General Physics
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