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Is dark energy static or dynamic?

(—While hypothesized dark energy can explain observations of the universe expanding at an accelerating rate, the specific properties of dark energy are still an enigma. Scientists think that dark energy could take ...

dateNov 12, 2012 in General Physics feature
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Hawking launches supercomputer

( -- Professor Stephen Hawking has launched the most powerful shared-memory supercomputer in Europe.  Professor Hawking anticipates that the COSMOS supercomputer, manufactured by SGI and the first system of ...

dateJul 23, 2012 in Other
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XENON100 sets record limits for dark matter

Scientists from the XENON collaboration announced a new result from their search for dark matter. The analysis of data taken with the XENON100 detector during 13 months of operation at the Gran Sasso Laboratory (Italy) provided ...

dateJul 20, 2012 in General Physics
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A new way to discover pulsars

( -- The Large Area Telescope (LAT), built by SLAC for the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope, collects information on high-energy gamma rays from numerous sources in the sky. Among these are small, elusive objects ...

dateMay 22, 2012 in Astronomy
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Prof explores universe through gravity lens studies

( -- The National Science Foundation recently awarded Dr. Mustapha Ishak-Boushaki, associate professor of physics at UT Dallas, a $222,000 research grant for his investigations of the gravitational lensing technique ...

dateApr 30, 2012 in Astronomy
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