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Researchers Find Limit On CPT Violation From Gamma-Ray Bursts
2012-12-07 15:12:11

Researchers wrote in the journal Physical Review Letters that they have found evidence of a strict limit on CPT violation from polarization of gamma-ray bursts.

mesons
2012-11-19 09:40:39

Time's quantum arrow has a preferred direction, new analysis shows

Physicists Make Perpetual Clock With 4 Dimensional Crystals
2012-09-25 11:27:44

Theoretical Physics made a huge leap from concept to reality yesterday thanks to collaboration between an international team of scientists and researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

2012-09-06 23:03:52

Security managers reduce manpower costs and increase efficiency with AMAG's new Symmetry Visualizer encoders. Torrance, CA (PRWEB) September 05, 2012

Asymmetric Warfare Between Earwigs Probed By Researchers
2012-08-16 07:07:24

Symmetrical looks are highly prized in the animal kingdom, but according to a new report by San Francisco State University biologists on an insect called the maritime earwig, asymmetry might come with its own perks.

In Search Of Natural Quasicrystals
2012-08-10 04:32:11

An expedition to far eastern Russia, a 15,000 year old meteorite, secret diaries, smugglers, gold prospectors and bears; sounds like the plot to an Indiana Jones movie, right?

2012-05-19 23:13:58

Skilled shutterbug Robert B.

2011-12-14 14:53:36

Molecules that are twisted are ubiquitous in nature, and have important consequences in biology, chemistry, physics and medicine. Some molecules have unique and technologically useful optical properties; the medicinal properties of drugs depend on the direction of the twist; and within us – think of the double helix – twisted DNA can interact with different proteins.

2011-11-10 15:43:44

Researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) have developed a flexible and efficient new process for the separation of enantiomers.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]