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2014-05-23 13:27:42

Breaking research news from a team of scientists led by Carnegie's Ho-kwang "Dave" Mao reveals that the composition of the Earth's lower mantle may be significantly different than previously thought.

X-ray Study Reveals Formation Of Iridium Trihydride At High Pressure
2013-11-20 10:34:40

An international team of researchers has synthesized a new material that stores an unusually large amount of hydrogen.

New Technique Defies Laws of Physics
2013-06-13 12:20:48

Contrary to basic laws of physics, researchers at the Argon National Laboratory have discovered a new technique for applying pressure to a material that actually causes it to expand instead of compress or contract.

2012-12-14 12:27:50

When materials are stressed, they eventually change shape.

2012-10-24 23:57:48

The study of materials at extreme conditions took a giant leap forward with the discovery of a way to generate super high pressures without using shock waves whose accompanying heat turns solids to liquid.

2011-12-20 22:29:26

Identifying the composition of the earth's core is key to understanding how our planet formed and the current behavior of its interior.

Image 1 - Exploring The Last White Spot On Earth
2011-11-10 13:36:31

Scientists will soon be exploring matter at temperatures and pressures so extreme it can only be produced for microseconds using powerful pulsed lasers.

2011-10-17 22:00:23

An amorphous diamond – one that lacks the crystalline structure of diamond, but is every bit as hard – has been created by a Stanford-led team of researchers.

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2011-05-18 08:36:13

By combining high pressure with high temperature, Livermore researchers have created a nanocyrstalline diamond aerogel that could improve the optics for something as big as a telescope or as small as the lenses in eyeglasses.

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2009-11-05 07:34:36

Scientists in Washington, DC are reporting laboratory evidence supporting the possibility that some of Earth's oil and natural gas may have formed in a way much different than the traditional process described in science textbooks.


Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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