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Berkeley Physicist Uses Atomic Matter To Tell Time
2013-01-11 15:06:34

In a groundbreaking new study, physicists from the University of California, Berkeley have used atomic matter to measure time.

The Kilogram Has Been Putting On Weight
2013-01-07 10:20:51

Scientists from University of Newcastle say that the platinum-based kilogram standard has been putting on weight over the years, adding tens of micrograms of hydrocarbon "pollution" every year.

2012-12-25 05:00:29

Prescott Pailet Benefits Volunteer Committee enjoys helping those in need during the holiday season Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 24, 2012 This holiday

2012-02-20 20:26:16

New research, published by the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), takes a significant step towards changing the international definition of the kilogram – which is currently based on a lump of platinum-iridium kept in Paris.

2012-01-04 12:12:17

With government plans for a Digital Britain firmly underway, the amount of data that will be sent on the internet is set to increase dramatically.

Software To Prevent Abuse At The Click Of A Mouse
2011-11-02 09:04:37

Teaming up with investigators from the State Office of Criminal Investigation in Berlin, Fraunhofer researchers have come up with an automated assistance system for image and video evaluation that can detect child-pornographic images from among even large volumes of data.

2011-09-29 11:01:49

Groundbreaking research by the National Physical Laboratory's (NPL) Quantum Detection Group and an international team of collaborators is underpinning the biggest change in the Système Internationale d'unités (SI Units) since the system began 50 years ago.

2011-09-28 12:50:44

Diamonds may be best known as a symbol of long-lasting love.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.