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Tevatron Announces Find Higgs Finding Ahead Of CERN's July 4 Announcement
2012-07-02 14:17:21

Before Wednesday's big CERN event, Tevatron scientists have admitted that they are still uncertain about the existence of the God particle.

Fatness Could Be Next Global Threat
2012-06-19 04:53:26

As people around the globe continue to get fat, researchers now say that gaining weight may be a bigger threat to global food resources than having an extra billion people.

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2012-06-13 07:44:37

Researchers at CERN are closing in on the so-called ‘God Particle’ that is the last major missing piece to the theoretical Standard Model of how the universe works at its most basic level.

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2012-06-03 06:50:39

The Director of CERN says that he is confident that his group will have proven the existence of the Higgs Boson before the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is turned off for upgrades at year's end.

2012-05-04 23:02:13

An issue in the world of science: Andrew discovered that Einstein’s law doesn't apply to everything in physics.

2012-04-29 23:00:44

An issue in the world of science: Andrew discovered that Einstein’s law doesn't apply to everything in Physics.

World’s Most Sensitive Nanomechanical Sensor Revealed
2012-04-04 12:22:20

A team of physicists in Barcelona, Spain have for the first time fabricated and tested the world’s most sensitive Nanomechanical sensor, capable of detecting changes in mass of 1.7 yoctograms -- roughly the mass of a single proton.

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.


Latest Mass Reference Libraries

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Satellite -- A satellite is an object that orbits another object. With sufficient tangential velocity, the object does not collide with the primary object it orbits, but maintains a distance from that object as the rate at which it falls towards that object is similar to the rate that it travels away, thus the object orbits the primary object and becomes a satellite. In other words: gravitational force serves as the centripetal force needed to make the object circle the primary...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Gravitational Lens -- A gravitational lens is formed when the light from a very distant, bright object (such as a quasar) is "bent" around a massive object (such as a massive galaxy) between the bright object and the viewer. The process is known as gravitational lensing, and was one of the predictions made by Einstein's general relativity. Description In a gravitational lens, the gravity from the massive object bends light as a lens might. As a result, the path of the light from a...

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Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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