SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Mergers Most Likely Fuel for Active Galaxies

(PhysOrg.com) -- The first solid evidence for how the center of some galaxies come to shine brightly while others barely flicker has been uncovered by researchers at the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology ...

dateJun 16, 2010 in Astronomy
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Water Motions Revealed (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Gaze into a glass of water, and you're unlikely to see much more than your own reflection. But gaze a little deeper using a microscope -- or, better yet, a series of laser pulses and detectors -- and you'll ...

dateMay 21, 2010 in Condensed Matter
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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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