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Pocar, Kumar and the team of 60 scientists using an instrument called the EXO-200 detector, succeeded in setting a new lower limit for the half-life of this ephemeral nuclear decay; though no one has yet seen it, important progress was made
A team of scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and University of Cambridge has made a significant advance in using nano-devices to create accurate electrical currents.
Researchers are one step closer to solving the mysteries of graphene, the carbon allotrope that could be the basis for the next generation of sensors, transistors, processors and more.
One bit of digital information stored on a hard disk currently consists of about 3 million magnetic atoms.
The art of microphotography just got a little smaller this week, as researchers announced they were able to snap a photo of a single atom for the first time.
Harvard scientists claim that they have solved a problem faced in quantum computing by using diamonds.
A Kansas State University-led quantum mechanics study has discovered a new bound state in atoms that may help scientists better understand matter and its composition.
Google’s very own developer conference, Google I/O, runs through the end of the week as the internet search team continues to give us something to talk about.
An Oak Ridge National Laboratory and University of Tennessee team has used the Department of Energy's Jaguar supercomputer to calculate the number of isotopes allowed by the laws of physics.
Stable tin, as we know it, comprises 112 nuclear particles – 50 protons and 632 neutrons.
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