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2014-10-04 05:22:11

We use our smartphones for a myriad of things, from normal phone activities to finding constellations in the night’s sky. And soon, your smartphone could be used to detect cosmic rays, much like the high-end, multimillion-dollar observatories.

2014-07-07 10:02:49

The PandaX experiment of China, which is located in the deepest underground laboratory, has released its technical design report recently.

Carbon Capture Monitoring With Cosmic Rays
2013-09-15 04:27:27

Researchers from Durham University in the UK are looking towards the stars for a method to reduce costs associated with carbon capture and storage – a process that could potentially mitigate contribution of fossil fuel emissions to global warming and ocean acidification.

2013-07-19 16:03:30

International research including the UK and Japan has confirmed that subatomic particles called neutrinos have a new form of identity-shifting property.

Massive Electromagnet To Be Moved From New York To Chicago
2013-06-17 08:03:21

A super-massive electromagnet scheduled to be moved from Long Island to Chicago beginning this past weekend has been postponed due to inclement weather.

Proton May Have Lost Weight
2013-01-25 08:27:16

An international group of scientists led by Aldo Antognini, a physicist at the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics, say the proton, a basic building block of all matter, appears to be smaller than previously thought.

Supersymmetry Physics Theory Fails Important Test
2012-11-12 16:48:13

Researchers at the Large Hadron Collider are on the verge of squashing an important physics theory known as supersymmetry (SUSY).

Cosmic Rays Help Diagnose Nuclear Reactors
2012-10-18 13:50:41

Physicists at Los Alamos National Laboratory are looking to cosmic rays from space to help diagnose damaged nuclear reactors like the one at the Fukushima Daiichi plant in March 2011.


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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