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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 ...

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Laser pulses keep superconductors working at higher temperatures

An international team of scientists led by the Max Planck Institute in Hamburg, Germany, has found a new mechanism allowing superconducting materials to maintain their properties at ...

Wed 10 Feb 16 from Gizmag

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Physicist studies concepts affecting fluids at different scales

On the wall of Prof. Paul Wiegmann's office hang two large, artistically rendered photographs of fluid vortices. One shows one big vortex, while the other depicts many vortices moving collectively.

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Five ways particle accelerators have changed the world (without a Higgs boson in sight)

The Large Hadron Collider is probably the world's most famous science experiment. The 27km-long ring-shaped particle accelerator beneath the edge of the Alps grabbed the world's attention in ...

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Blasting Music Creates Unique Patterns On These 3D Printed Ceramics

Have you ever seen pottery in action? It might look simple, but it is deceptively tricky, and trying to get all the weird and unique shapes and grooves is actually a lot of work and has a ton ...

Wed 10 Feb 16 from Ubergizmo

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Has the magic gone from Calcium-52?

For the first time scientists have measured the radius of a calcium nucleus with 32 neutrons indicating that nuclear physics theories don't describe atomic nuclei as well as previously thought.

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The universe's primordial soup flowing at CERN

Researchers have recreated the universe's primordial soup in miniature format by colliding lead atoms with extremely high energy in the 27 km long particle accelerator, the LHC at CERN in Geneva. ...

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Superconductivity: Footballs with no resistance

Superconductors have long been confined to niche applications, due to the fact that the highest temperature at which even the best of these materials becomes resistance-free is minus 70 degrees ...

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China's Fusion Test Hit 90 Million Degrees For Nearly Two Minutes

It was reported last week that Germany had taken a huge step forward with its massive nuclear fusion machine as it had been able to create its first ever hydrogen plasma. The machine was able ...

Tue 9 Feb 16 from Ubergizmo

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