News tagged with unified model

Why cement tends to thicken

Researchers at the ETH Zurich have unraveled the microscopic mechanism behind shear thickening: the increase in viscosity with speed observed for dense particle suspensions under flow. The study has a direct impact on the ...

dateOct 01, 2013 in Condensed Matter
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Hidden galactic nuclei

( -- At the core of most galaxies including our own Milky Way is a massive black hole. Material falling into the environment of the black hole heats up, and can radiate dramatically, sometimes also powering the ejection ...

dateAug 10, 2012 in Astronomy
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Modeling microbes to manage carbon dioxide

( -- In the past decade, microbiologists began realizing that communities of microbes process energy and materials, which affects their environments. To understand how microbial communities function in a natural ...

dateFeb 07, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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