News tagged with bubbles

Spontaneous combustion in nanobubbles

(PhysOrg.com) -- Nanometer-sized bubbles containing the gases hydrogen and oxygen can apparently combust spontaneously, although nothing happens in larger bubbles. For the first time, researchers at the University ...

dateSep 28, 2011 in Nanophysics
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Astronomy without a telescope - bubblology

One model of a hypothetical multiverse has, perhaps appropriately, some similarity to a glass of beer. Imagine an eternal false vacuum – that’s a bit like a fluid, though not all that much like a f ...

dateJul 25, 2011 in Astronomy
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LinkedIn IPO stirs Internet bubble fears

LinkedIn, the professional-networking website firm, said Tuesday it expects to be worth as much as $4 billion when it goes public soon, sparking fears of another Internet bubble. ...

dateMay 18, 2011 in Business
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Investors drawn to exploding social media

For every powerhouse like Google, there are dozens of Internet companies that flop. Still, a decade after the dot-com bubble that burst, there is no shortage of investors trying to get a piece of the next online blockbuster.

dateJan 20, 2011 in Business
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Cassini completes Rhea flyby

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Cassini spacecraft has successfully completed its closest flyby of Saturn's moon Rhea, returning raw images of the icy moon's surface.

dateJan 14, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Getting to know the sun advances fusion research

Researchers at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory have successfully used Coaxial Helicity Injection (CHI) to generate plasma current and couple it to a conventional current generation method at the National Spherical ...

dateNov 08, 2010 in Plasma Physics
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