News tagged with laboratory experiments

Earth's outer core deprived of oxygen: study

The composition of the Earth's core remains a mystery. Scientists know that the liquid outer core consists mainly of iron, but it is believed that small amounts of some other elements are present as well. Oxygen ...

Nov 23, 2011 3.9 / 5 (15) 12 | with audio podcast

Particle oddball surprises physicists

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists of the CDF experiment at the Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory announced yesterday that they have found evidence of an unexpected particle whose curious ...

Mar 18, 2009 4.5 / 5 (17) 3

The ocean's hidden waves show their power

Their effect on the surface of the ocean is negligible, producing a rise of just inches that is virtually imperceptible on a turbulent sea. But internal waves, which are hidden entirely within the ocean, ...

Jan 08, 2014 4.5 / 5 (10) 3 | with audio podcast