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2014-07-30 10:20:52

Physicists have identified the "quantum glue" that underlies a promising type of superconductivity -- a crucial step towards the creation of energy superhighways that conduct electricity without current loss.

New Light Shed On Fundamental Ultrafast Dynamics
2014-07-21 03:35:43

Ultrafast X-ray laser research led by Kansas State University has provided scientists with a snapshot of a fundamental molecular phenomenon.

2014-05-09 12:09:38

Scientists seeking to understand the intricacies of high-temperature superconductivity—the ability of certain materials to carry electrical current with no energy loss—have been particularly puzzled by a mysterious phase that emerges as charge carriers are added that appears to compete with superconductivity.

Physicists Discover 'Quantum Droplet' In Semiconductor
2014-02-27 14:31:14

JILA physicists used an ultrafast laser and help from German theorists to discover a new semiconductor quasiparticle—a handful of smaller particles that briefly condense into a liquid-like droplet.

Keeping Cool In The Nanoelectric Universe By Getting Hot
2014-01-22 13:52:20

Research hints that nanodevices in microcircuits can protect themselves from heat generation; could boost computing power without large-scale changes to electronics

2-proton Bit Controlled By Single Copper Atom
2014-01-17 12:27:57

Just a single foreign atom located in the vicinity of a molecule can change spatial arrangement of its atoms.

X-rays Reveal Another Feature Of High-temperature Superconductivity
2013-11-25 08:20:57

Classical and high-temperature superconductors differ hugely in the value of the critical temperatures at which they lose all electrical resistance.

Black Hole Jets Found To Contain Atomic Matter
2013-11-14 04:36:35

Astronomers have long wondered exactly what the enigmatic jets given off by black holes are made of. Now, an international team of scientists, writing in the journal Nature, has apparently solved the mystery and discovered the composition of those high-speed beams of matter.

2013-10-21 23:19:40

This video and article explain how sudden exercise releases free radicals (loose electrons) in the body and how those electrons damage organs, tissues and can cause death.

2013-10-15 20:40:42

Imagine if the "information superhighway" had HOV lanes so that data could be stored, processed and disseminated many times faster than possible with today's electronics.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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