News tagged with mathematical physics

Doing the math on where people go

Network scientists at Northeastern University have created a mathematical model that can simulate human mobility over the course of several months or even years.

Sep 15, 2010
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Making quantum cryptography truly secure

Quantum key distribution (QKD) is an advanced tool for secure computer-based interactions, providing confidential communication between two remote parties by enabling them to construct a shared secret key ...

Jun 14, 2011
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Can we accurately model fluid flow in shale?

(Phys.org)—Given that over 20 trillion cubic meters of natural gas, a third of the United States' total reserves, are thought to be trapped in shale, and given the rush to exploit shale oil and gas resources ...

Jan 04, 2013
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Rocket test will carry Purdue experiment

(PhysOrg.com) -- Purdue University researchers are designing and building an experiment that will operate during a test flight of a new type of reusable rocket to be launched by aerospace company Blue Origin LLC.

Nov 30, 2009
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