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Quantum Dots Could Boost Solar Cell Efficiency

( -- The transition to environmentally benign energy sources is one of the most significant challenges of the 21st century. Solar power, which uses sunlight to generate electricity, is one promising source. It ...

dateMar 11, 2009 in Nanophysics
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Will the real Higgs Boson please stand up?

Although physicists from two experiments at CERN's Large Hadron Collider and from Fermilab’s Tevatron collider recently reported at the Europhysics Conference on High Energy Physics that they didn't find the Higgs boson, ...

dateAug 11, 2011 in General Physics
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Seeking dark matter on a desktop

Desktop experiments could point the way to dark matter discovery, complementing grand astronomical searches and deep underground observations. According to recent theoretical results, small blocks of matter on a tabletop ...

dateMar 15, 2010 in General Physics
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