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2008-10-08 09:00:15

Backgrounder: Recent winners of Nobel Prize for physics STOCKHOLM, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- The following are the winners of Nobel Prize in physics since 2000: 2008: Yoichiro Nambu (U.S.), Makoto Kobayashi and Toshihide Maskawa (Japan) 2007: Albert Fert (France) and Peter Grunberg (Germany) 2006: John C. Mather and George F. Smoot (U.S.) 2005: John L. Hall, Roy J. Glauber (U.S.) and Theodor W. Haensch (Germany) 2004: David J. Gross, H. David Politzer and Frank Wilczeck (U.S.)...

2008-08-04 09:00:15

Asian Science Camp 2008 to be organized in Bali, Indonesia JAKARTA, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- The Asian Science Camp (ASC) 2008 is to be organized in Indonesia's resort island of Bali from Aug. 3 to 9 and attended by five Nobel Laureates, the Antara news agency reported Saturday. The Nobel Laureates to participate in the ASC 2008 are Prof. Masatoshi Koshiba (2002 Nobel Laureate in Physics, Japan), Prof. Yuan Tseh Lee (1986 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Chinese Taipei), Prof. Douglas D. Osheroff...

2006-02-17 20:37:06

TOKYO -- Hoping to unlock the mysteries of black holes and the Big Bang, a team of scientists from Japan and seven other countries has apparently detected its first neutrinos in a multiyear project underway in Antarctica. The project, dubbed "IceCube," was launched in 2002, but only detected its first neutrinos on Jan. 29, recording the faint flashes of light given off by the particles when they interact with electrons in water molecules, team member Shigeru Yoshida, a cosmic-ray physics...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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