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The Kilogram Has Been Putting On Weight
2013-01-07 10:20:51

Scientists from University of Newcastle say that the platinum-based kilogram standard has been putting on weight over the years, adding tens of micrograms of hydrocarbon "pollution" every year.

2012-05-15 21:16:24

Kansas State University physicists and an international team of collaborators have made a breakthrough that improves understanding of matter-light interactions.

2012-01-05 14:32:24

New research by the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and the Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre (SUERC) will improve the accuracy of estimates of the time of geological events.

Scientists Find New Way To Determine When Water Was Present On Mars And Earth
2011-10-20 07:50:11

The discovery of the mineral jarosite in rocks analyzed by the Mars Rover, Opportunity, on the Martian surface had special meaning for a team of Syracuse University scientists who study the mineral here on Earth.


Word of the Day
chauffeuse
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.
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