Archive: 17/09/2010

Where do supernovae come from?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Supernovae, the explosive deaths of massive stars, are among the most momentous events in the cosmos because they disburse into space all of the chemical elements that were produced inside their progenitor ...

dateSep 17, 2010 in Astronomy
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Engineer shrinks 'U' logo

In an example of how a technology wonk displays school spirit, an engineer has created a golden University of Utah logo that is smaller than the width of an average human hair.

dateSep 17, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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Scientists generate rotating electron beams

A team of EU-funded scientists has come up with a way of generating rotating electron beams. The technique, described in the journal Nature, could be used to probe the magnetic properties of materials and could even be applied ...

dateSep 17, 2010 in General Physics
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A place for carbon sequestration collaboration

A new, computer-based knowledge management system will help scientists collaborate more effectively while using their preferred modeling tools to conduct more comprehensive planning for safe, long-term underground storage ...

dateSep 17, 2010 in Environment
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