Archive: 14/02/2008

COUPP experiment tightens limits on dark matter

Scientists working on the COUPP experiment at the Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory today announced a new development in the quest to observe dark matter. The Chicagoland Observatory for Underground ...

dateFeb 14, 2008 in General Physics
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Clever clothes in a smart world

Pretty soon your gym gear will be more high tech than the groaning treadmill beneath you. Smart textiles and wearable devices can monitor your vital signs as you go about daily life. These clever clothes already exist and ...

dateFeb 14, 2008 in Other
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The Best Way to Board a Plane

Most airlines board passengers the same way, first filling the seats in the back of the plane, and then moving to the front. After a recent experience boarding a plane in this manner, Fermilab physicist Jason Steffen wondered ...

dateFeb 14, 2008 in Mathematics feature
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