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Neutron stars in the computer cloud

The combined computing power of 200,000 private PCs helps astronomers take an inventory of the Milky Way. The Einstein@Home project connects home and office PCs of volunteers from around the world to a global supercomputer. ...

dateAug 29, 2013 in Astronomy
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Explainer: How does our sun shine?

What makes our sun shine has been a mystery for most of human history. Given our sun is a star and stars are suns, explaining the source of the sun's energy would help us understand why stars shine.

dateAug 28, 2014 in General Physics
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The dance of hot nanoparticles

( -- "Brownian motion is a very old concept," Klaus Kroy tells "The laws explaining it were formulated more than a century ago by Albert Einstein. However, we are finding some interesting divergences ...

dateSep 08, 2010 in General Physics feature
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