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Mapping The Nuclear Landscape
2012-06-28 04:15:29

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.

2012-06-21 23:37:27

Stable tin, as we know it, comprises 112 nuclear particles – 50 protons and 632 neutrons.

2012-06-20 19:13:41

Professor Stefan Matile does not mention whether, as a child, he was a big fan of Lego.

Black Holes Could Help Detect Hypothetical Particle
2012-06-19 05:48:11

Scientists have determined that previously undetected particles could be seen as they accumulate around black holes.

2012-06-18 10:45:38

The design of a nature-inspired material that can make energy-storing hydrogen gas has gone holistic.

Precise Measurement Of Radiation Damage Identified
2012-06-06 06:55:26

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have for the first time simulated and quantified the early stages of radiation damage that will occur in a given material.

2012-06-05 11:31:01

Researchers from the University of Bonn have just shown how a single atom can be split into its two halves, pulled apart and put back together again.

2012-06-01 11:09:13

Scientists at the Vienna University of Technology found a method to locate single gold atoms on a surface.

2012-05-31 01:14:40

The storage of light-encoded messages on film and compact disks and as holograms is ubiquitous---grocery scanners, Netflix disks, credit-card images are just a few examples.


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Web Feed
2013-02-17 09:41:03

Image Caption: This icon, known as the "feed icon" or the "RSS icon", was introduced in Mozilla Firefox in order to indicate a web feed was present on a particular web page that could be used in conjunction with the Live bookmarks function. Microsoft Internet Explorer, Opera and some other browsers have adopted the icon in order to promote a de facto standard. Credit: Mozilla/Wikipedia A web feed is a data format that provides the user with regularly updated content. It is also...

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Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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