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Pulsar survey could help find gravitational waves

With a recently announced $6.5 million grant over five years from the National Science Foundation (NSF), an international consortium of researchers and institutions hopes to find and use the galaxy's most precise pulsars ...

dateAug 24, 2010 in Astronomy
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World first for quantum memory storage

(PhysOrg.com) -- An Australian National University-led team has developed the most efficient quantum memory for light in the world, taking us closer to a future of super-fast computers and communication secured ...

dateJun 24, 2010 in Quantum Physics
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Probing the dark side of the universe

Advancing into the next frontier in astrophysics and cosmology depends on our ability to detect the presence of a particular type of wave in space, a primordial gravitational wave. Much like ripples moving ...

dateMay 20, 2010 in General Physics
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Time travel? Maybe

Imagine that you're a science-fiction writer on a tight schedule. You'd like to play in the vast expanses of the universe, but you have too much scientific integrity to conjure up a warp drive or a DeLorean out of thin air. ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in General Physics
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