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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.

Lunar Origins Under New Scrutiny
2012-03-27 10:17:48

The Moon, Earth’s closest companion for more than 4 billion years, is the object of a new theory on how our planet’s own natural satellite was created.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]