Archive: 11/05/2010

Rock and Roll: Titan's Gem Tumbler

(PhysOrg.com) -- It appears flash flooding has paved streambeds in the Xanadu region of Saturn's moon Titan with thousands of sparkling crystal balls of ice, according to scientists with NASA's Cassini spacecraft. By analyzing ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Better Beans Mean Better Health for All

(PhysOrg.com) -- Beans that add pleasing tastes and textures to chili, soups, and other favorite dishes may tomorrow be an even better source of an essential nutrient -- iron. That's a goal of Agricultural Research Service ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Other
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Death of a star in 3D

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics in Garching have for the first time managed to reproduce the asymmetries and fast-moving iron clumps of observed supernovae by complex computer simulations ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Astronomy
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Supermassive black hole is thrown out of galaxy

(PhysOrg.com) -- Undergraduate student Marianne Heida of the University of Utrecht has found what appears to be a supermassive black hole leaving its home galaxy at high speed. As part of an international team of astronomers, ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Astronomy
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Creating a Captivating Cage for Carbon

(PhysOrg.com) -- A tough, hard-working particle known as ZIF-8 that can selectively remove carbon dioxide from a complex mixture of gases was designed by scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Similar materials ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Materials Science
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Intel CEO says revenue, EPS to grow double digits

(AP) -- Intel CEO Paul Otellini said Tuesday that the company's revenue and net income per share should see a percentage increase in the low double digits over the next few years because of rising demand for its chips in ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Business
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Transforming Beethoven performance

(PhysOrg.com) -- Transforming modern orchestral performances of works by Beethoven and his contemporaries by re-aligning players with the lost string techniques of the early 19th century is the focus of a major new Fellowship ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Other
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An uncommon influence for a research paper

(PhysOrg.com) -- An article written in 2004 by a Lehigh engineering professor and his former student has received more citations than any publication in its field, according to a company that analyzes the influence of research ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Other
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