News tagged with plasma cloud

Physicists produce black hole plasma in the lab

( -- Black holes are voracious: They devour large amounts of matter from gas clouds or stars in their neighbourhood. As the incoming "food" spirals faster and faster into the abyss, it becomes denser and denser, ...

dateNov 04, 2010 in Plasma Physics
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Ultracold gas mimics ultrahot plasma

Several years after Duke University researchers announced spectacular behavior of a low density ultracold gas cloud, researchers at Brookhaven National Laboratory have observed strikingly similar properties in a very hot ...

dateFeb 15, 2009 in Plasma Physics
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Discovery of the "Pigtail" molecular cloud

A research team of the Department of Physics, Keio University, has discovered a molecular cloud with a peculiar helical structure by observation with the NRO 45m Telescope at Nobeyama Radio Observatory, National Astronomical ...

dateSep 10, 2012 in Astronomy
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Cassini and Amateurs Chase Storm on Saturn

( -- With the help of amateur astronomers, the composite infrared spectrometer instrument aboard NASA's Cassini spacecraft has taken its first look at a massive blizzard in Saturn's atmosphere. The instrument ...

dateApr 29, 2010 in Space Exploration
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