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2009-11-09 12:18:17

Vitaly Ginzburg, one of the creators of the Soviet hydrogen bomb and later a Nobel Prize-winning Russian physicist, died in Moscow on Sunday at the age of 93.

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2012-05-08 14:46:52

Physics-Uspekhi (Advances in Physical Sciences) is a scientific journal established in 1918 in Russia. The English version of the journal has been in publication since 1958. The journal’s founder, Eduard Shpolsky, was editor-in-chief from 1918 until his death in 1975. The journal covers all topics of modern physics. It publishes long review papers which are supposed to generalize and summarize previously published results, making them easier to use and to understand. Nobel prize...

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Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.