News tagged with energy models

Microbes that immobilize

Using a model organism isolated from a uranium seep of the Columbia River, scientists recently quantified how extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) in subsurface environments can be used to immobilize heavy ...

dateJun 02, 2011 in Environment
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First stars in universe were not alone

The first stars in the universe were not as solitary as previously thought. In fact, they could have formed alongside numerous companions when the gas disks that surrounded them broke up during formation, ...

dateFeb 04, 2011 in Astronomy
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Optimizing large wind farms

Wind farms around the world are large and getting larger. Arranging thousands of wind turbines across many miles of land requires new tools that can balance cost and efficiency to provide the most energy for ...

dateNov 23, 2010 in General Physics
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Surprising nucleon behavior

Data from DOE's Oak Ridge National Laboratory on neutron interactions with isotopes of platinum contradict a basic assumption underpinning random matrix theory, nuclear physics models and quantum chaos.

dateJul 30, 2010 in General Physics
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