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Turbulence in planetary cores excited by tides

Veritable shields against high-energy particles, planets' magnetic fields are produced by iron moving in their liquid core. Yet the dominant model for explaining this system does not fit the smallest celestial bodies. Researchers ...

dateJul 24, 2017 in General Physics
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Target CEO unfazed by Amazon-Whole Foods deal

US retail giant Target's chief executive Brian Cornell on Tuesday played down Amazon's massive deal to acquire grocery chain Whole Foods, arguing that it "validates" his company's business model.

dateJul 18, 2017 in Business
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Solution to distortion effect in STM scanning

STM scanning experiments on poorly conducting materials are challenging, and can cause a distortion effect. A new model corrects for this effect, allowing physicists to better study materials in their quest to understand ...

dateJun 27, 2017 in General Physics
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