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WATERBURY, Vt., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Akademik Ioffe sailed its final voyage for the polar specialist Quark Expeditions. The former Russian research vessel converted to an expedition ship had become out-dated.
Quantum physicists pave the way for investigating new states of matter in ultracold atom mixtures.
WATERBURY, Vt., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quark Expeditions, a polar travel specialist, has been nominated by Travel and Leisure as the World's Best Tour Operator in the magazine's annual consumer survey.
Direct measurements allow detailed look at how quarks of different flavors contribute to spin.
WATERBURY, Vt., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta Photographer Santiago Vanegas sailed below the Antarctic Circle in 2009 aboard a Quark Expeditions vessel.
WATERBURY, Vt., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Experienced and aspiring travel bloggers can write to win a USD$54,000 expedition to the North Pole from Quark Expeditions. The prize is a trip for two aboard the world's most sophisticated and powerful nuclear-powered icebreaker to the top of the world.
After less than three weeks of heavy-ion running, the three experiments studying lead ion collisions at the LHC have already brought new insight into matter as it would have existed in the very first instants of the Universeâ€™s life.
The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has taken new steps by smashing together lead ions instead of protons to create a "mini-Big Bang."
Researchers working at the worldâ€™s highest-energy particle accelerator on the Franco-Swiss border are nearly set to create the Big Bang on a miniature scale.
The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer-2 (AMS) destined for the International Space Station already is collecting cosmic ray signatures, even as it sits in a work stand at the Space Station Processing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, said Prof Samuel Ting, the principal investigator for the program.
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