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Van der Waals forces
2014-12-01 04:37:56

Van der Waals forces act like a sort of quantum glue on all types of matter. Using a new measuring technique, scientists from Forschungszentrum Jülich experimentally determined for the first time all of the key details of how strongly the single molecules bind to a surface.

2013-07-19 16:01:37

For a car to accelerate there has to be friction between the tire and the surface of the road.


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friseur
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").
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