University of Bristol

Hunting the elusive L-function

( -- There was a lot of excitement last month about ‘L-functions’. A PhD student in the Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol, Ce Bian, in collaboration with his supervisor, Dr Andrew Booker, had ...

dateAug 06, 2008 in Mathematics
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Birth of a new ocean

( -- In a remote part of northern Ethiopia, the Earth’s crust is being stretched to breaking point, providing geologists with a unique opportunity to watch the birth of what may eventually become a new ocean. ...

dateOct 31, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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The quantum revolution is a step closer

A new way to run a quantum algorithm using much simpler methods than previously thought has been discovered by a team of researchers at the University of Bristol. These findings could dramatically bring forward the development ...

dateSep 11, 2014 in Quantum Physics
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Why is Greenland covered in ice?

There have been many reports in the media about the effects of global warming on the Greenland ice-sheet, but there is still great uncertainty as to why there is an ice-sheet there at all.

dateAug 27, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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