News tagged with repulsion

Binding together repelling atoms

Basic chemistry tells us that a bond between atoms can form if it is energetically more favorable for the atoms to stick together than staying apart. This fundamentally requires an attractive force between the atoms. However, ...

dateJul 31, 2013 in Materials Science
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Hunting for gaps

( -- Researchers have developed a new model for the behavior of pedestrians and crowds. It can help to understand and prevent tragic crowd disasters, to develop better architectural designs and new navigation ...

dateApr 19, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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Repulsive interactions

( -- The recent state of the roads is a clear illustration of what happens when water freezes into crystals of ice. But despite its frequent occurrence, the crystallisation of water is remarkably difficult to ...

dateFeb 05, 2010 in Analytical Chemistry
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