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Study Finds Way To Observe Ion Responsible For Early Star Formation
2012-04-14 06:02:08

Researchers from the University of Arizona (UA) claim that they have found a way to observe the triatomic hydrogen ion believed to be the key element responsible for the formation of the first stars following the Big Bang.

2009-12-05 14:37:49

Some atoms don't always follow the rules.

2009-11-12 12:20:28

The performance of modern electronics increases steadily on a fast pace thanks to the ongoing miniaturization of the utilized components.

2009-06-29 09:59:58

Like astronomers counting stars in the familiar universe of outer space, chemists in Switzerland are reporting the latest results of a survey of chemical space — the so-called chemical universe where tomorrow's miracle drugs may reside.

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2009-01-21 11:43:22

The smallest mechanical switch plus an electronic switch of a type never seen before.

2008-09-22 21:00:13

By Joann Loviglio PHILADELPHIA - For anyone whose last foray into chemistry was being forced to memorize the periodic table of elements in high school, there's new reason to take another look at a subject you might have vowed never to revisit after final exams.

2006-01-07 08:50:00

Chemists have calculated the structure of a very unusual molecule, one whose hyperactive atoms have earned it the nickname "the scrambler."

2005-09-07 15:59:44

A major breakthrough in the use of molecules as information processors is to be announced at this year's BA Festival of Science in Dublin.

2005-06-21 18:00:00

Ohio State University physicists have obtained the first-ever experimental evidence of a particular quantum mechanical effect –- one that was theorized a decade ago.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.