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Getting a grip on exotic atomic nuclei

A new model describing atomic nuclei, proposed by a physicist from the University of Warsaw Faculty of Physics, more accurately predicts the properties of various exotic isotopes that are created in supernova explosions or ...

dateFeb 18, 2015 in General Physics
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Revealing secrets of atomic nuclei

Individual protons and neutrons in atomic nuclei turn out not to behave according to the predictions made by existing theoretical models. This surprising conclusion, reached by an international team of physicists including ...

dateJan 21, 2015 in General Physics
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How to uncover the true face of atomic nuclei?

Protons and neutrons are the basic constituents of atomic nuclei. Are they distributed homogeneously, or perhaps in quartets consisting of two protons and two neutrons? Physicists from Poland and Spain have recently presented ...

dateJul 10, 2014 in General Physics
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Evidence of the big fix?

The theory of wormholes and multiverse suggests that the parameters of the Standard Model are fixed such that the total entropy at the late stage of the universe is maximized. We consider the radiation of the universe as ...

dateJun 25, 2014 in General Physics
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Steering chemical reactions with laser pulses

With ultra-short laser pulses, chemical reactions can be controlled at the Vienna University of Technology. Electrons have little mass and are therefore influenced by the laser, whereas the atomic nuclei are much heavier ...

dateApr 23, 2014 in General Physics
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