News tagged with hydrogen atoms

Oh-My-God Particles

Cosmic rays are really sub-atomic particles, being mainly protons (hydrogen nuclei) and occasionally helium or heavier atomic nuclei and very occasionally electrons. Cosmic ray particles are very energetic ...

dateJun 13, 2011 in Astronomy
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Resolving water's electrical properties

An old confusion about the electrical properties of water's surface has ended, thanks to scientists at Pacific Northwest and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories. The conflict arose because two types of ...

dateMay 18, 2011 in Materials Science
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On the way to hydrogen storage?

(PhysOrg.com) -- The car of the future could be propelled by a fuel cell powered with hydrogen. But what will the fuel tank look like? Hydrogen gas is not only explosive but also very space-consuming. Storage ...

dateApr 19, 2011 in Materials Science
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Expanding the degrees of surface freezing

(PhysOrg.com) -- As part of the quest to form perfectly smooth single-molecule layers of materials for advanced energy, electronic, and medical devices, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven ...

dateMar 31, 2011 in General Physics
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Universal detector made of DNA building blocks

(PhysOrg.com) -- A method for detecting such diverse substances as antibiotics, narcotics and explosives - a universal detector, so to speak - has been developed by German researchers at the Max Planck Institute ...

dateMar 30, 2011 in Biochemistry
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