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Search for element 113 concluded at last

The most unambiguous data to date on the elusive 113th atomic element has been obtained by researchers at the RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-based Science (RNC). A chain of six consecutive alpha decays, produced in ...

dateSep 26, 2012 in Condensed Matter
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Water Motions Revealed (w/ Video)

( -- 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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A new way of making glass

(—A new way to make glass has been discovered by a collaboration of researchers at the Universities of Düsseldorf and Bristol using a method that controls how the atoms within a substance are arranged around each ...

dateNov 09, 2012 in Condensed Matter
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Big success with tiny crystals

A little piece of iron wire is magnetic – just like a huge iron rod.  When it comes to material properties, size usually does not matter. Surprisingly, researchers from Austria and India have now discovered that ...

dateNov 30, 2011 in Condensed Matter
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