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2010-08-06 17:42:33

Physicists are divided on whether string theory is a viable theory of everything, but many agree that it offers a new way to look at physical phenomena that have otherwise proven difficult to describe.

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2010-02-13 09:13:52

Electrons in complex matter sometimes arrange themselves into strange patterns, which remain shrouded in mystery.

2009-11-17 14:13:58

First, it was the soccer-ball-shaped molecules dubbed buckyballs.

2009-10-14 14:23:55

Rutgers researchers have discovered novel electronic properties in two-dimensional sheets of carbon atoms called graphene that could one day be the heart of speedy and powerful electronic devices.

2009-02-26 11:23:24

Neutral atoms—having no net electric charge—usually don’t act very dramatically around a magnetic field. But by “dressing them up” with light, researchers at the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI),


Word of the Day
immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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