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2014-02-24 23:27:17

Lake Shore will highlight its terahertz system for electronic, magnetic and chemical research at the 2014 APS March Meeting, booth 901/903. Columbus, OH (PRWEB)

Amazing Viscoelasticity Observed In Structures Comprised Of Fire Ants
2013-11-27 08:55:06

Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology explain that fire ants can link their bodies together, forming waterproof rafts that behave much like an active material capable of changing state from a solid to a liquid.

Finding The Source Of Waterfowl Die-offs Of The Great Lakes
2013-11-25 06:50:46

New experimental data, presented at APS Division of Fluid Dynamics Meeting, moves toward finding a better model to determine where birds ate toxic fish

New Insights Into A Fusion Plasma's Transport Barrier Promise To Boost Future Reactor Performance
2013-11-13 15:52:11

In a collaborative effort, researchers in the United States and the United Kingdom have developed a new technique that will help them optimize the transport barrier, or pedestal, in fusion plasmas, which will be key to increasing future fusion power performance.

Rapid Plasma Rotation May Be Key To Softening The Blow Of Powerful Plasma Disruptions
2013-11-13 11:25:56

In the quest for fusion energy on earth, researchers use magnetic fields to insulate hot plasma from the walls of the chamber to maintain the reaction and prevent damage to interior surfaces.

Plasma Experiment
2013-11-13 10:58:20

This week Princeton Plasma Laboratory (PPL) announced that it has developed software for an experiment that can be observed and controlled from anywhere in the world, allowing students to take part in an online open-user experiment that could turn the heat up even more, specifically, from a 50,000-degree plasma.

2013-02-28 23:01:52

Lake Shore Cryotronics will announce its new continuous wave terahertz materials characterization system at the American Physical Society March Meeting 2013. Columbus,

Dwarf Galaxies Observations Provide New Insights On Dark Matter
2012-04-04 06:43:14

There's more to the cosmos than meets the eye. About 80 percent of the matter in the universe is invisible to telescopes, yet its gravitational influence is manifest in the orbital speeds of stars around galaxies and in the motions of clusters of galaxies.

2012-02-07 13:29:51

NASA and the American Physical Society (APS) have begun a partnership to share videos from the International Space Station with students, educators and science fans around the world.


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