News tagged with particle physics

Metal surface can repel electric charges

(Phys.org)—Metals are known for being good electrical conductors. Due to this property, a stationary electric point charge placed outside a metal will cause the electrons in the metal to redistribute in ...

Jan 08, 2013 feature
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The heat is on

(Phys.org)—Physicists are getting warmer in the hunt for universal truths, thanks to a breakthrough by a team at the University of St Andrews.

Feb 18, 2013
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Investigating the Big Bang particle

Scientists at the University of Huddersfield are collaborating with experts at some of the world's leading research institutes in an attempt to unravel the mysteries of a particle that played a role in the ...

Nov 09, 2012
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