News tagged with particles

Team simulates the expansion of the Universe

The Universe is constantly expanding. It changes, creating new structures that merge. But how does our Universe evolve? Physicists at the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, have developed a new code of numerical simulations ...

dateMar 07, 2016 in General Physics
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Star Trek's vision becomes reality

"Beam me up, Scotty" - even if Captain Kirk supposedly never said this exact phrase, it remains a popular catch-phrase to this day. Whenever the chief commander of the television series starship USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) ...

dateMar 04, 2016 in Quantum Physics
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Radio squeaks reveal ET particles coming in

LOFAR, the big international radio telescope, can now be used as a particle detector. Astronomers made a model to determine the type and cosmic source of incoming particles. Nature publishes an article about these findings ...

dateMar 03, 2016 in Astronomy
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Nano-hinge—lubricated by light

Nanomachines could take over a variety of tasks in future. Some day they may be able to perform medical precision work in the human body or help analyze pathogens and pollutants in mobile laboratories. Scientists at the Max ...

dateFeb 24, 2016 in Bio & Medicine
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