Scientists have discovered that the air in the atmosphere around us is heavier (more dense) than they had previously thought. Knowing this will enable scientists to measure the mass of objects more accurately than ever before.
Posted on Nov 23 2004 @ 05:20 by Tormod Guldvog
How does one explain the enormous magnetic field strengths of the so-called 'magnetic stars'? This question concerning magnetic fields in the cosmos, first posed half a century ago, has now been answered.
Posted on Oct 19 2004 @ 01:31 by Tormod Guldvog
Three Americans share the Nobel prize in physics this year for work in quantum physics.
Posted on Oct 5 2004 @ 03:58 by Tormod Guldvog
In a nod to scientific paradox, researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have slowed light down in an effort to speed up network communication.
Posted on Sep 29 2004 @ 01:40 by Tormod Guldvog
Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers, using a state-of-the-art microscope and new computerized imaging technology, have pushed back the barrier of how small we can see--to a record, atom-scale 0.6 angstrom.
Posted on Sep 18 2004 @ 02:05 by Tormod Guldvog
Sliding down a sand dune on your derriere might at first take seem a bit undignified for a professor from the California Institute of Technology. But for mechanical engineering professor Melany Hunt, it's all in the name of science.
Posted on Aug 31 2004 @ 02:52 by Tormod Guldvog
Microscopic scaffolding to house the tiny components of nanotech devices could be built from RNA, the same substance that shuttles messages around a cell's nucleus, reports a Purdue University research group.
Posted on Aug 12 2004 @ 12:11 by Tormod Guldvog
Soaring air conditioning bills or suffering in the sweltering heat could soon be a thing of the past, thanks to British chemists.
Posted on Aug 10 2004 @ 12:08 by Tormod Guldvog
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Posted on Jul 31 2004 @ 10:11 by Subramaniam VSR
A technology with proven environmental, forensics and medical applications has received a shot in the arm because of an invention by researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Posted on Jul 15 2004 @ 02:25 by Tormod Guldvog