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X-Ray Jets

(PhysOrg.com) -- The supermassive black holes that lie at the centers of galaxies can spawn tremendous bipolar jets of atomic particles.

dateSep 07, 2010 in Astronomy
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Shutting Off the Large Hadron Collider

On hilly parts of the Interstate highway system, road engineers provide steep-grade areas with gravel off-ramps for trucks that lose their brakes. The ramps bring the big rigs to a rough but safe halt.

dateJul 15, 2010 in General Physics
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Measuring material hotter than the sun

(PhysOrg.com) -- Three Vanderbilt physicists are members of the scientific team that have reported creating an exotic state of matter with a temperature of four trillion degrees Celsius. It's the hottest temperature ...

dateMar 02, 2010 in General Physics
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How does the proton get its spin?

(PhysOrg.com) -- At a meeting this week of the American Physical Society in Washington, MIT Associate Professor of Physics Bernd Surrow reported on new results from the STAR experiment at the Relativistic ...

dateFeb 17, 2010 in Quantum Physics
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