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Casimir Force Reduced To Lowest Recorded Level
2013-10-02 07:06:13

A research team that includes a physics professor at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) has recorded a drastically reduced measurement of the Casimir effect, a fundamental quantum phenomenon experienced between two neutral bodies that exist in a vacuum.

Creating Light From A Vacuum
2011-11-19 05:05:04

Scientists at Chalmers have succeeded in creating light from vacuum – observing an effect first predicted over 40 years ago. The results have been published in the journal Nature.

2009-12-10 14:15:42

DARPA to provide funding to quell Casimir force.

2009-12-07 12:51:52

Research team discovers a new use for metamaterials that promises to eliminate mechanical friction in nanotechnology.

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2009-01-08 15:05:00

Scientists say they have discovered the mechanism that causes tiny objects to levitate, a discovery that may pave the way for the ability to create nanotechnology machines in the future.

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2008-07-14 16:34:02

Cymbals don’t clash of their own accord – in our world, anyway. But the quantum world is bizarrely different. Two metal plates, placed almost infinitesimally close together, spontaneously attract each other.

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2005-06-21 06:05:00

The quest for a single theory that unites all of the universe's fundamental forces has thus far eluded physicists, but that has not stopped a team of them from clearing the way for nanotechnologists while they look for it.

2005-06-20 14:30:14

The quest for a single theory that unites all of the universe's fundamental forces has thus far eluded physicists, but that has not stopped a team of them from clearing the way for nanotechnologists while they look for it.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.