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Most precise measurement of reactor antineutrino spectrum reveals intriguing surprise

Members of the International Daya Bay Collaboration, who track the production and flavor-shifting behavior of electron antineutrinos generated at a nuclear power complex in China, have obtained ...

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Sneezing produces complex fluid cascade, not a simple spray

Here's some incentive to cover your mouth the next time you sneeze: New high-speed videos captured by MIT researchers show that as a person sneezes, they launch a sheet of fluid that balloons, ...

Thu 11 Feb 16 from Phys.org

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Quantum Break is no longer an Xbox One exclusive

True Xbox One exclusives are becoming rare things these days. Microsoft and Remedy Entertainment have announced (not surprisingly) that Quantum Break will be coming to Windows 10 PC alongside ...

Thu 11 Feb 16 from Geek.com

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Scientists produce an extremely cold gas of organic polar molecules

The study of ultracold molecules is a science of its own. Ultracold molecules provide the possibility to investigate fundamental chemical processes or to explore physics beyond the standard ...

Thu 11 Feb 16 from Phys.org

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Optical strontium atomic clock sets new stability record

Researchers from the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) have thoroughly analyzed the noise processes in their optical lattice clock with neutral strontium atoms. This analysis proves ...

Wed 10 Feb 16 from Phys.org

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The Best BB-8 Yet Recognizes Voice Commands and Comes When It's Called

Last September Sphero set the bar impossibly high when it comes to BB-8 toys , but at the 2016 New York Toy Fair this weekend, Spin Master might actually have the last word. Not only does its ...

Thu 11 Feb 16 from Gizmodo

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X-ray laser turns crystal imperfections into better images of important biomolecules

Often the most difficult step in taking atomic-resolution images of biological molecules is getting them to form high-quality crystals needed for X-ray studies of their structure. Now researchers ...

Wed 10 Feb 16 from Phys.org

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LIG, including the MSU scientists, announced a record of gravitational waves

The case was the first announced recording of space-time oscillations -- gravitational waves, reaching the Earth after a catastrophe that happened far in the Universe. That confirms a significant ...

Thu 11 Feb 16 from e! Science News

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Absorbing acoustics with soundless spirals

Researchers at the French National Centre for Scientific Research, CNRS, and the University of Lorraine have recently developed a design for a coiled-up acoustic metasurface which can achieve ...

Tue 9 Feb 16 from Phys.org

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