- MIT Researchers Cool Object To Within One Degree Of Absolute Zero
Using a laser-cooling technique that could one day allow scientists to observe quantum behavior in large objects, MIT researchers have cooled a coin-sized object to within one degree of absolute zero. This study marks the coldest temperature ever reached ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 9 2007 - 3:08pm
- For The First Time The LHC Reaches Temperatures Colder Than Outer Space
The first sector of CERN* 's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) to be cooled down has reached a temperature of 1.9 K (-271°C), colder than deep outer space! Although just one-eighth of the LHC ring, this sector is the world's largest superconducting in ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 10 2007 - 9:58am
- The Big Bang: Where Has All The Antimatter Gone?
Scientists from the Universities of Liverpool and Glasgow have completed work on the inner heart of an experiment which seeks to find out what has happened to all the antimatter created at the start of the Universe. Matter and antimatter were created in e ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 11 2007 - 10:49am
- MiniBooNE Resolves Long-standing Neutrino Question
Scientists of the MiniBooNE  experiment at the Department of Energy's Fermilab  today (April 11) announced their first findings. The MiniBooNE results resolve questions raised by observations of the LSND  experiment in the 1990s that appeare ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 11 2007 - 12:51pm
- Quantum Secrets Of Photosynthesis Revealed
Through photosynthesis, green plants and cyanobacteria are able to transfer sunlight energy to molecular reaction centers for conversion into chemical energy with nearly 100-percent efficiency. Speed is the key- the transfer of the solar energy takes plac ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 12 2007 - 3:46pm
- Diffraction And Scattering-- The Solution To What's In Solution
Researchers have successfully applied X-ray scattering techniques to determine how dissolved metal ions interact in solution. These findings will help researchers better understand how metal ions, such as those found in nuclear waste and other industrial ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 13 2007 - 9:49am
- Was Einstein Right? Gravity Probe B Results
For the past three years a satellite has circled the Earth, collecting data to determine whether two predictions of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity are correct. ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 16 2007 - 6:12pm
- Wireless Power
Two weeks ago, I read several articles on proposed wireless power transfer, e.g. on CNN News or this older one from Physorg. Since I find the idea to have power transmitted wirelessly for home use really exciting, I tried to dig into the topic, you can re ...
Article - Anonymous - Aug 10 2007 - 5:36pm
- New Method To Directly Probe The Quantum Collisions Of Individual Atoms
Penn State researchers will soon provide he first demonstration of a fundamentally new method for measuring a particular quantum property of individual atoms. "This method allows us to directly and precisely measure the phase shifts that result when ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 18 2007 - 5:56pm
- An Avalanche Of Superfluids
By utilizing ideas developed in disparate fields, from earthquake dynamics to random-field magnets, researchers at the University of Illinois have constructed a model that describes the avalanche-like, phase-slip cascades in the superflow of helium. Just ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 24 2007 - 9:01pm