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New Light Cast On Electrons Heated To Several Billion Degrees
2011-11-21 13:57:00

A new class of high power lasers can effectively accelerate particles like electrons and ions with very intense, short laser pulses.

CERN Launches Upgrade Project For The Large Hadron Collider
2011-11-17 06:05:43

Physicists from around the world kicked off a major initiative on Wednesday to upgrade the Large Hadron Collider at CERN into a vastly more powerful space research machine by 2020.

Image 1 - Exploring The Last White Spot On Earth
2011-11-10 13:36:31

Scientists will soon be exploring matter at temperatures and pressures so extreme it can only be produced for microseconds using powerful pulsed lasers.

2011-10-25 20:27:10

Cornell scientists have surpassed two major milestones toward a novel, exceedingly powerful X-ray source: A record-breaking electron gun emittance and a successfully tested prototype of a superconducting linac cavity.

Image 1 - Brightest Gamma Ray On Earth For A Safer, Healthier World
2011-09-19 10:45:51

The brightest gamma ray beam ever created- more than a thousand billion times more brilliant than the sun- has been produced in research led at the University of Strathclyde- and could open up new possibilities for medicine.

Image 1 - Scientists Observe Smallest Atomic Displacements Ever
2011-09-02 08:57:28

A breakthrough in understanding materials for next-generation electronic devices.

2011-07-14 08:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and the U.S.

2011-06-30 19:24:28

An international team including University of Pennsylvania paleontologists is unearthing the appearance of ancient animals by using the world's most powerful X-rays.


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