News tagged with atomic elements

Life's first taste of phosphorus

Despite its impressive biological resume, phosphorus is relatively inaccessible as elements go. To understand how phosphorus obtained its prominent role, scientists are modeling the early geochemical environment on Earth ...

dateAug 23, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Research provides new insights into actinide

( -- A team of DOE researchers from the Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley and Los Alamos national laboratories and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, studying the fundamental properties of the actinide elements, has ...

dateAug 10, 2012 in Condensed Matter
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100 years of cosmic rays mystery

As physicists gather in early August to celebrate a century since the initial discovery of cosmic rays, Alan Watson, emeritus professor of physics at the University of Leeds, explains how physicists have gradually revealed ...

dateAug 01, 2012 in General Physics
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