News tagged with magic numbers

Evidence for a new nuclear 'magic number'

Researchers have come one step closer to understanding unstable atomic nuclei. A team of researchers from RIKEN, the University of Tokyo and other institutions in Japan and Italy has provided evidence for ...

Oct 09, 2013
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The 'Magic' of Tin

(PhysOrg.com) -- The metal tin lacks the value and prestige of gold, silver, and platinum -- but to nuclear physicists, tin is magic.

Aug 06, 2010
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