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Magnetic Fields Can Send Particles To Infinity
2012-04-17 13:34:38

Researchers from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM, Spain) have mathematically shown that particles charged in a magnetic field can escape into infinity without ever stopping.

2012-03-07 15:56:19

In close collaboration with colleagues from Bochum and the Netherlands, researchers from the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB) have developed a novel, extremely-thin structure made of various magnetic materials.

Saving Data In Vortex Structures
2012-02-22 05:07:17

New physical phenomenon could drastically reduce energy consumption by computers.

2012-02-07 21:17:02

An international team of scientists has demonstrated a revolutionary new way of magnetic recording which will allow information to be processed hundreds of times faster than by current hard drive technology.

SDO Helps Measure Magnetic Fields On The Sun's Surface
2012-01-19 13:34:38

A subset of data that helps map out the sun's magnetic fields was recently released from the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO).

2011-12-20 18:17:31

Size matters… but apparently so does shape – when it comes to conducting heat in very small spaces.

2011-11-07 17:01:09

They shrink when you heat 'em.

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.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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