News tagged with deceleration

Stopping molecules with a centrifuge

Does the electron possess an electric dipole moment? Will it be possible to achieve perfect control over chemical reactions between polyatomic molecules, or can one envisage quantum simulations and quantum ...

dateJan 07, 2014 in General Physics
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Physicists freeze motion of light for a minute

Physicists in Darmstadt have been able to stop something that has the greatest possible speed and that never really stops. We're talking about light. Already a decade ago, physicists stopped it very for a short moment. In ...

dateAug 06, 2013 in General Physics
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Apple shares hold flat after earnings

Apple shares swung sharply from red to black and back again Wednesday after the company's shock earnings report, but its huge boost to its capital return program helped the stock end nearly flat.

dateApr 24, 2013 in Business
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41 new transiting planets in Kepler field of view

(Phys.org)—Two newly submitted studies verify 41 new transiting planets in 20 star systems. These results may increase the number of Kepler's confirmed planets by more than 50 percent: to 116 planets hosted ...

dateAug 27, 2012 in Astronomy
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How good are your horse's brakes?

Horseriding is a popular summer holiday activity, but few people know that horses kill more Australians annually than any other animal. Professor Paul McGreevy, from the University of Sydney's Faculty of Veterinary ...

dateJan 04, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Orthopaedic experts examine overhead

Baseball season is underway. With the pros, college and high school teams taking to the baseball diamonds and Little Leaguers soon to follow, orthopedic specialists at Rush University Medical Center are cautioning players ...

dateApr 08, 2009 in Health
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