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2011-11-07 19:56:30

The latest news and discoveries from the science of fluid motion will be featured at the 64th Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society's (APS) Division of Fluid Dynamics (DFD), held November 20-22, 2011, at the Baltimore Convention Center near the scenic Inner Harbor section of Baltimore, Md.

2009-01-26 09:40:10

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2009-01-22 13:35:00

NASA is concluding a series of flight tests to measure shock waves generated by an F-15 jet in an effort to validate computer models that could be used in designing quieter supersonic aircraft.

2009-01-22 11:57:00

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2007-12-11 09:04:16

SAN FRANCISCO--New observations from the ed

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2007-05-14 09:20:00

ESA’s Cluster was in the right place and time to make a shocking discovery. The four spacecraft encountered a shock wave that kept breaking and reforming – predicted only in theory.

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2005-03-04 07:51:23

Scientists now believe that the formation of Jupiter, the heavy-weight champion of the Solar System's planets, may have spawned some of the tiniest and oldest constituents of our Solar System -- millimeter-sized spheres called chondrules, the major component of primitive meteorites.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.