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2011-09-20 12:54:47

Metrologists are measurement artists who are very precise - in the case of the Boltzmann constant up to the sixth decimal place.

2011-09-12 13:14:05

Bochum's physicists led by Prof. Dr. Hartmut Zabel have demonstrated the spin pumping effect in magnetic layers for the first time experimentally.

2011-08-29 21:02:58

In their search for smaller, faster information-storage devices, physicists have been exploring ways to encode magnetic data using electric fields.

2011-08-01 14:36:30

Computer files that allow us to watch videos, store pictures, and edit all kinds of media formats are nothing else but streams of "0" and "1" digital data, that is, bits and bytes.

2011-07-25 09:30:00

With Radio Ads, Go60MPG Highlights How Strong Fuel Efficiency Standards Would Create Jobs, Save Consumers at the Gas Pump, Reduce Dependence on Foreign Oil Washington, July, 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a decision imminent from the Obama Administration on new fuel efficiency and emissions standards for 2017-2025 vehicles, Go60MPG is launching a radio advertising campaign encouraging Americans to deliver the message to the White House that the best way to offer relief at the gas...

2011-07-05 15:28:00

KENOSHA, Wis., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The TechAngle Electronic Torque Wrench from Snap-on Industrial now comes with a new cycle-counting feature which gives critical industries important information to help track required calibration cycles of torque-measuring instruments. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110705/CG30466) Designed to do the work of four torque wrenches, the TechAngle Electronic Torque Wrench allows users to set the torque value in Newton meters, foot pounds,...

2011-06-22 13:49:19

In a recent publication in Physical Review Letters, physicists at the University of Arizona propose a way to translate the elusive magnetic spin of electrons into easily measurable electric signals.

2011-06-14 09:00:00

LANCASTER, Pa., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thermacore (www.thermacore.com), a leading provider of advanced thermal solutions, announced today that it recently delivered Constant Conductance Heat Pipes (CCHPs) to NASA in support of the agency's Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission, as well as high thermally conductive k-Core® structural components for the agency's Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) program supporting the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM).

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2011-06-09 09:17:30

The plane takes off from Munich in bright weather, temperature 10 degrees Celsius, and lands in Anchorage, Alaska, in driving snow, temperature minus 15.


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ponerology
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