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2011-05-18 08:46:50

The long-held, but unproven idea that helium-4 enters into an exotic phase of matter dubbed a "supersolid" when cooled to extremely low temperatures has been challenged in a new paper published recently in Science.

2011-03-23 14:30:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) announced today the signing of a long-term contract with Genesis Medical Imaging, Inc., one of the United States' largest independent MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) service providers based in Huntley, Illinois.

2008-07-21 15:00:56

The Linde Group, a world leader in the production and supply of helium, through its Australian subsidiary, BOC, has begun construction on Australia's first helium plant, located in Darwin, Northern Territory.

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2005-02-12 09:10:00

It was music to the ears of physicists at the University of California, Berkeley, when they forced liquid helium-4 through thousands of tiny holes and heard a whistling sound. But why the big fuss about an odd sound?


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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