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Researchers Take A New Look At Masers
2012-08-17 05:39:36

While we’ve been fixated with lasers — shooting them from flying ships, attaching them to shark’s heads, what have you — there’s been another sort of beam waiting in the wings for someone to take notice.

2012-06-11 23:03:42

As working from home and entrepreneurship become more than just a lofty goal for many Americans, Patrick Maser is living proof that from hard work and dedication, anyone can set themselves up

2011-12-15 13:11:45

Physicists in Low Temperature Laboratory of Aalto University have shown how a nanomechanical oscillator can be used for detection and amplification of feeble radio waves or microwaves.

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2010-05-15 08:10:00

Fifty years ago Sunday, a man named Theodore Maiman built the first working laser.

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2010-03-26 13:55:00

ESA’s Maxus-8 sounding rocket was launched today from Kiruna in northern Sweden carrying four microgravity research modules on a hectic 12-minute space voyage.

2010-01-25 15:45:10

What would life be like without the laser?

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2009-12-15 07:36:33

Today at the Paris headquarters of the French space agency (CNES), Simonetta Di Pippo, ESA Director of Human Spaceflight, and Thierry Duquesne, CNES Director for Strategy, Programs and International Relations, signed an agreement that paves the way for the launch of a high-accuracy atomic clock to be attached to the outside of the European Columbus laboratory onboard the International Space Station (ISS).

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2009-11-16 11:40:00

The constellation of Orion is a hotbed of massive star formation, most prominently in the Great Nebula that sits in Orion's sword.

2009-09-04 13:17:18

A man in Georges Township, Pa., fired a cannon in his yard, sending a cannonball through the side of his neighbor's home, police allege. Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Brian Burden said William Edward Maser, 54, allegedly fired his 80-pound French and Indian War replica cannon Wednesday evening, sending a two-pound lead ball into his neighbor's closet, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Thursday. Burden said the cannonball broke a window while going through the side of the unidentified...

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2009-04-22 09:16:13

Astronomers have found the most distant signs of water in the Universe to date. Dr John McKean of the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON) will be presenting the discovery at the European Week of Astronomy and Space Science in Hatfield on Wednesday 22nd April.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.