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ScienceBlogs
About those gravitational waves they just discoveredFirst, what is a gravitational wave? I find it interesting that some people ar
About those gravitational waves they just discovered
ScienceBlogs / Posted 9 hours ago
First, what is a gravitational wave? I find it interesting that some people are expressing difficulty in understanding what a gravitational wave is, as though everybody (who is not a physicist) has a perfectly good understanding of what any kind of... Read more
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redOrbit
It's official: LIGO scientists have detected gravitational wavesFebruary 11, 2016It’s official: LIGO scientists have detected gravitational wav
It's official: LIGO scientists have detected gravitational waves
redOrbit / Posted 10 hours ago
February 11, 2016It’s official: LIGO scientists have detected gravitational waves by Chuck Bednar UPDATE: 10:00 AM CST In what some are calling the scientific discovery of the decade, scientists from Caltech, MIT and the LIGO Scientific... Read more
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ExtremeTech
AMD is supposedly planning a 32-core CPU with an eight-channel DDR4 interface Rumors have continued to swirl around AMD’s upcoming Zen processor and its pe
AMD is supposedly planning a 32-core CPU with an eight-channel DDR4 interface
ExtremeTech / Posted 12 hours ago
Rumors have continued to swirl around AMD’s upcoming Zen processor and its performance capabilities, but a new slide from a CERN presentation is going to dump more fuel on... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
It's time to get excited about gravitational waves Our observation of gravitational waves from black holes represents a whole se
It's time to get excited about gravitational waves
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Our observation of gravitational waves from black holes represents a whole series of firsts for our understanding of the universe, writes David Blair. Up until now, humanity has been deaf to the... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
About those gravitational waves they just discoveredFirst, what is a gravitational wave? I find it interesting that some people are
About those gravitational waves they just discovered
ScienceBlogs / Posted yesterday
First, what is a gravitational wave? I find it interesting that some people are expressing difficulty in understanding what a gravitational wave is, as though everybody (who is not a physicist) has a perfectly good understanding of what any kind of... Read more
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International Business Times
LIGO gravitational wave detection: Tremendous discovery opens whole new universe Gravitational waves have been detected for the first time using the LIGO Interf
LIGO gravitational wave detection: Tremendous discovery opens whole new universe
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Gravitational waves have been detected for the first time using the LIGO Interferometer, with ripples in spacetime discovered emanating from two black holes spiralling around one another. The discovery of the 1.3 billion-year-old signals was... Read more
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redOrbit
Scientists recreate Big Bang 'primordial soup' with LHCFebruary 9, 2016Scientists recreate Big Bang ‘primordial soup’ with LHC by Sus
Scientists recreate Big Bang 'primordial soup' with LHC
redOrbit / Posted yesterday
February 9, 2016Scientists recreate Big Bang ‘primordial soup’ with LHC by Susanna Pilny CERN has recreated the primordial soup that composed the universe a few billionths of a second after the Big Bang in order to understand it better—with some... Read more
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IGN
Quantum Break Is a Shooter With BrainsTime manipulation, satisfying combat, and superpowers mix to make a refreshingl
Quantum Break Is a Shooter With Brains
IGN / Posted yesterday
Time manipulation, satisfying combat, and superpowers mix to make a refreshingly different action game. There really aren’t very many games about time travel. Sure, there are a lot of games that feature time travel as a tool or plot device, but... Read more
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DW
What goes on inside a black hole | Sci-Tech |DW: What happens inside a black hole? Kip Thorne: What we [physicists] know is
What goes on inside a black hole | Sci-Tech |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
DW: What happens inside a black hole? Kip Thorne: What we [physicists] know is this: There are three singularities inside a black hole. We didn't know that until recent years. One of them is very violent, very lethal. It's a singularity in which... Read more
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International Business Times
Big Bang primordial soup created by Cern's LHC shows early universe behaved like a liquid CERN's Large Hadron Collider has been used to recreate the universe's primordia
Big Bang primordial soup created by Cern's LHC shows early universe behaved like a liquid
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
CERN's Large Hadron Collider has been used to recreate the universe's primordial soup – a combination of fundamental particles that existed in a fraction of time after the Big Bang. Record-high amounts of energy were used to investigate the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Has the magic gone from Calcium-52?The laser launch stations at COLLAPS at the ISOLDE facility where the new disco
Has the magic gone from Calcium-52?
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
The laser launch stations at COLLAPS at the ISOLDE facility where the new discovery was made. Credit: Samuel Morier-Genoud/CERN For the first time scientists have measured the radius of a calcium nucleus with 32 neutrons – indicating that nuclear... Read more
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International Business Times
Clean energy: 'hotter than sun' nuclear fusion test in China hits 90m Fahrenheit for 102 seconds Chinese scientists have taken a giant leap towards discovering a means of produ
Clean energy: 'hotter than sun' nuclear fusion test in China hits 90m Fahrenheit for 102 seconds
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
Chinese scientists have taken a giant leap towards discovering a means of producing unlimited energy by generating temperatures more than three times hotter than the centre of the Sun. In their nuclear fusion experiment, they used hydrogen gas to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
S African Scoops Edinburgh MedalPretoria — The 2016 Edinburgh Medal will be jointly awarded to Kevin Govender f
S African Scoops Edinburgh Medal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Pretoria — The 2016 Edinburgh Medal will be jointly awarded to Kevin Govender from the Cape Town-based Office of Astronomy for Development and the International Astronomical Union (IAU) in March, to recognise their wide reaching contributions to... Read more
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Daily Mail
LHC recreates ‘primordial soup’ that began the universeHow the early universe behaved like a LIQUID: Cern's atom smasher recreates the
LHC recreates ‘primordial soup’ that began the universe
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
How the early universe behaved like a LIQUID: Cern's atom smasher recreates the ‘primordial soup’ that began the universe Feat was achieved by colliding lead atoms at an extremely high energy The test took place in the 16.7 mile (27km) long Large... Read more
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Popular Science Australia
Does the 'God' particle exist?The Higgs boson, often referred to as 'the God particle' due to its importance,
Does the 'God' particle exist?
Popular Science Australia / Posted 3 days ago
The Higgs boson, often referred to as 'the God particle' due to its importance, as of yet isn't real. It's a hypothetical thing that researchers believe is there, but also isn't - a subatomic particle that hangs off other particles in "empty space".... Read more
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Science Daily
The universe's primordial soup flowing at CERNA few billionths of a second after the Big Bang, the universe was made up of a
The universe's primordial soup flowing at CERN
Science Daily / Posted 3 days ago
A few billionths of a second after the Big Bang, the universe was made up of a kind of extremely hot and dense primordial soup of the most fundamental particles, especially quarks and gluons. This state is called quark-gluon plasma. By colliding lead... Read more
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PhysOrg
The universe's primordial soup flowing at CERNThe figure shows how a small, elongated drop of quark-gluon plasma is formed wh
The universe's primordial soup flowing at CERN
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
The figure shows how a small, elongated drop of quark-gluon plasma is formed when two atomic nuclei hit each other a bit off center. The angular distribution of the emitted particles makes it possible to determine the properties of the quark-gluon... Read more
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Information Today
OA Community Unveils New Initiativesby Abby Clobridge Posted On February 9, 2016 Much has happened in the world of
OA Community Unveils New Initiatives
Information Today / Posted 3 days ago
by Abby Clobridge Posted On February 9, 2016 Much has happened in the world of open access (OA) lately—a splashy potential merger between organizations and the launch of some new tools, resources, and websites that are of interest to the library,... Read more
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Press Release Network
Dubai has Potential to become �City of the Future� by Fostering Culture of Discovery, Affirms Neil deGrasse Tyson at WGS 2016 The most fertile times in the history of civilizations come from a culture of
Dubai has Potential to become �City of the Future� by Fostering Culture of Discovery, Affirms Neil deGrasse Tyson at WGS 2016
Press Release Network / Posted 4 days ago
The most fertile times in the history of civilizations come from a culture of discovery, which was prevalent in the Arab... Read more
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The New Statesman
After Spotlight, revisit 2012’s look at abuse in the Catholic Church, Mea Maxima CulpaIf you want to know how likely we are to find a ninth planet lurking at the edg
After Spotlight, revisit 2012’s look at abuse in the Catholic Church, Mea Maxima Culpa
The New Statesman / Posted 8 days ago
If you want to know how likely we are to find a ninth planet lurking at the edge of our solar system, it is worth considering hunches elsewhere in science. When discovery relies on hope, inference and statistics, we are easily fooled. We have been... Read more
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International Business Times
Stephen Hawking Reith lecture: Mini black holes could provide world electricity demand Stephen Hawking has said that mini black holes could potentially provide enough
Stephen Hawking Reith lecture: Mini black holes could provide world electricity demand
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
Stephen Hawking has said that mini black holes could potentially provide enough energy to supply the world's electricity demands – but could also destroy the planet. He made these comments as part of the BBC's Reith lectures. The special series on... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hawking: 'Mini' black holes could power the world's electricity supply'Mini' black holes could power the entire world's electricity supply...but may
Hawking: 'Mini' black holes could power the world's electricity supply
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
'Mini' black holes could power the entire world's electricity supply...but may destroy us in the process, claims Stephen Hawking Comments were made in Professor Hawking's second Reith lecture He claims 'mini' black holes would have the same mass as... Read more
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CNET
Berners-Lee and the dawn of the WebFirst Web server The Internet as we know it today--or even as we knew it in th
Berners-Lee and the dawn of the Web
CNET / Posted 10 days ago
First Web server The Internet as we know it today--or even as we knew it in the mid-1990s--didn't come into being overnight. The first Web server was this Next Cube, which Berners-Lee got in September 1990, and it was in December of that year that... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
A rare change at the top of asset managementWith all this on offer, Aberdeen could do little else on Monday but claim to be
A rare change at the top of asset management
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
With all this on offer, Aberdeen could do little else on Monday but claim to be “delighted that one of our colleagues should have been appointed to such an important role”. Prudential also issued a statement in which no less than three executives... Read more
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redOrbit
LHC upgrades require careful removal of 9,000 cablesJanuary 29, 2016 by Chuck Bednar Procrastination has put experts at the Europ
LHC upgrades require careful removal of 9,000 cables
redOrbit / Posted 11 days ago
January 29, 2016 by Chuck Bednar Procrastination has put experts at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in a rather precarious position: they need to upgrade the massive particle... Read more
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The Hindu
ALPHA:hydrogen atoms are neutralThe European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) houses the world’s most p
ALPHA:hydrogen atoms are neutral
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) houses the world’s most powerful particle collider, the Large Hadron Collider, and often we hear news of the discoveries made through experiments being carried out using this collider. There is... Read more
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PhysOrg
CERN upgrade to require removing thousands of old unused cablesThe ATLAS detector. Credit: Maximilien Brice/CERN (Phys.org)—As if upgrading on
CERN upgrade to require removing thousands of old unused cables
PhysOrg / Posted 15 days ago
The ATLAS detector. Credit: Maximilien Brice/CERN (Phys.org)—As if upgrading one of the most complicated pieces of machinery in the world three years from now is not difficult enough, workers on the CERN project are also going to have to remove,... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Liverpool FACT links with CERN in a coup for the cityLiverpool’s FACT director Mike Stubbs today described the partnership as “incr
Liverpool FACT links with CERN in a coup for the city
Liverpool Echo / Posted 16 days ago
Liverpool’s FACT director Mike Stubbs today described the partnership as “incredibly exciting” and “a major coup for the city.” Speaking at the launch of FACT’s new 2016 season he said: “We were approached by CERN who said they needed an arts... Read more
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The Verge
The Large Hadron Collider is officially doing science againRound two of Humanity vs. Particle Physics has finally kicked off, with scienti
The Large Hadron Collider is officially doing science again
The Verge / Posted 16 days ago
Round two of Humanity vs. Particle Physics has finally kicked off, with scientists at CERN announcing this morning that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is once again delivering data for the first time in 27 months. The world's largest particle... Read more
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PhysOrg
Explainer: What is antimatter?There’s evidence that antimatter is produced in thunderstorms. Credit: Thomas B
Explainer: What is antimatter?
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
There’s evidence that antimatter is produced in thunderstorms. Credit: Thomas Bresson/Flickr, CC BY-SA Antimatter was one of the most exciting physics discoveries of the 20th century. Picked up by fiction writers such as Dan Brown, many people think... Read more
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Daily Press
Head of Jefferson Lab in Newport News to resignThe director of Jefferson Lab is stepping down after more than seven years head
Head of Jefferson Lab in Newport News to resign
Daily Press / Posted 18 days ago
The director of Jefferson Lab is stepping down after more than seven years heading the national nuclear research facility in Newport News, officials announced Saturday. Hugh "Mont" Montgomery helped shepherd the lab through a $338 million upgrade of... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Scientists did not break speed of light - it was a faulty wireScientists at CERN claimed that neutrinos arrived 60 nanoseconds earlier than t
Scientists did not break speed of light - it was a faulty wire
Daily Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
Scientists at CERN claimed that neutrinos arrived 60 nanoseconds earlier than the 2.3 milliseconds taken by light. The report in Science Insider said the "60 nanoseconds discrepancy appears to come from a bad connection between a fiber optic cable... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Supercomputers vs Cloud: How IoT will help Cray bridge the data gapTypically the supercomputer market is seen as one that is being consumed by lar
Supercomputers vs Cloud: How IoT will help Cray bridge the data gap
Computer Business Review / Posted 22 days ago
Typically the supercomputer market is seen as one that is being consumed by large organisations in the world of research and education, but Cray is seeing an increase in sales within the consumer market. In a recent revenue outlook, the company... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
CERN scientists 'break the speed of light'A total of 15,000 beams of neutrinos - tiny particles that pervade the cosmos -
CERN scientists 'break the speed of light'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
A total of 15,000 beams of neutrinos - tiny particles that pervade the cosmos - were fired over a period of three years from CERN towards Gran Sasso 730 (500 miles) km away, where they were picked up by giant detectors. Light would have covered the... Read more
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Science Daily
Fast way of electron orbit simulation in complex magnetic fieldsAlready in 2011, a team out of the HZB undulator group and of the HZB-institute
Fast way of electron orbit simulation in complex magnetic fields
Science Daily / Posted 23 days ago
Already in 2011, a team out of the HZB undulator group and of the HZB-institute of accelerator physics has published a first paper of a new simulation algorithm [2], which drastically speeds up the simulation time for trajectories in complex... Read more
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PhysOrg
A fast way of electron orbit simulation in complex magnetic fieldsVertical cut through a quadrupole magnet: Black: Field distribution at a fixed
A fast way of electron orbit simulation in complex magnetic fields
PhysOrg / Posted 23 days ago
Vertical cut through a quadrupole magnet: Black: Field distribution at a fixed vertical distance to the midplane. Magenta: Electron trajectories for various initial coordinates. Credit: C. Rethfeldt/HZB The design of advanced synchrotron radiation... Read more
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Daily Mail
How time could run BACKWARDS in a parallel ‘multiverse’How time could run BACKWARDS: New parallel world 'multiverse' theory revealed
How time could run BACKWARDS in a parallel ‘multiverse’
Daily Mail / Posted 24 days ago
How time could run BACKWARDS: New parallel world 'multiverse' theory revealed Researchers develop a model that shows 'double-headed arrows of time' Direction spontaneously emerges, and moves outward, or toward centre Eventually, converging... Read more
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LLRX.com
Student Research Resources on the Internet 2016Student Research Resources on the Internet is a comprehensive listing of resear
Student Research Resources on the Internet 2016
LLRX.com / Posted 25 days ago
Student Research Resources on the Internet is a comprehensive listing of research resources and sources on the Internet for the student. These resources and sources will help you to discover the many pathways available through the Internet to find... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Poll: Taiwan's high-heel shoe shaped church - would it attract you to attend? Tourists take pictures in front of a shoe-shaped church in southern Chiayi on
Poll: Taiwan's high-heel shoe shaped church - would it attract you to attend?
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 28 days ago
Tourists take pictures in front of a shoe-shaped church in southern Chiayi on January 11, 2016. The church, which measures 55 feet tall and 36 feet wide, took two months... Read more
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International Business Times
Physics: Could humans have reached the end of the line for scientific knowledge? Scientists think so Physicists have begun thinking far deeper about our universe, and what we may n
Physics: Could humans have reached the end of the line for scientific knowledge? Scientists think so
International Business Times / Posted 28 days ago
Physicists have begun thinking far deeper about our universe, and what we may not understand. They are worried that humans will soon be reaching the limit for knowledge for the first time in the history of science. Harry Cliff, particle physicist... Read more
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Yahoo News
The 2 most dangerous numbers in the universe are threatening the end of physics CERN has announced that the LHCb experiment had revealed the existence of two
The 2 most dangerous numbers in the universe are threatening the end of physics
Yahoo News / Posted 29 days ago
CERN has announced that the LHCb experiment had revealed the existence of two new baryon subatomic particles. A deeply disturbing and controversial line of thinking has... Read more
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Business Insider
The 2 most dangerous numbers in the universe are threatening the end of physicsA deeply disturbing and controversial line of thinking has emerged within the p
The 2 most dangerous numbers in the universe are threatening the end of physics
Business Insider / Posted 29 days ago
A deeply disturbing and controversial line of thinking has emerged within the physics community. It's the idea that we are reaching the absolute limit of what we can understand about the world around us through science. "The next few years may tell... Read more
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CircleID
Birthplace of the World Wide Web CERN Launches home.cernAs many internet industry participants would be aware, the development of the W
Birthplace of the World Wide Web CERN Launches home.cern
CircleID / Posted 1 months ago
As many internet industry participants would be aware, the development of the World Wide Web is attributed to a project team at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, commonly known as CERN. CERN, one of the world's largest and most... Read more
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International Business Times
Gravity: 'Major step in physics' as mathematician unveils formula for creating gravitational fields A maths researcher claims to have produced the formula to not only create gravi
Gravity: 'Major step in physics' as mathematician unveils formula for creating gravitational fields
International Business Times / Posted 1 months ago
A maths researcher claims to have produced the formula to not only create gravitational fields, but also control them. He claims that current technology can be used to watch magnetic fields bend space-time. The researcher, André Füzfa from Namur... Read more
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PhysOrg
Paper proposes method to create gravitational fieldsProducing and detecting gravitational fields at will using magnetic fields, con
Paper proposes method to create gravitational fields
PhysOrg / Posted 1 months ago
Producing and detecting gravitational fields at will using magnetic fields, controlling them for study, working with them to produce new technologies—it sounds impossible, but Prof. André Füzfa of Namur University has proposed just that in an article... Read more
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Daily Mail
Will man soon be able to manipulate GRAVITY?The radical plan to manipulate GRAVITY: Researcher reveals scheme to create and
Will man soon be able to manipulate GRAVITY?
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
The radical plan to manipulate GRAVITY: Researcher reveals scheme to create and control gravitational fields using current technology Mathematical proposal aims to unlock new era of experimental gravity Researcher says current technologies could... Read more
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Science Daily
More Higgs particles can be found by studying superfluid helium: Recent study predicts that these particles are much heavier than earlier observationResearchers at Aalto University in Finland now propose that there is more than
More Higgs particles can be found by studying superfluid helium: Recent study predicts that these particles are much heavier than earlier observation
Science Daily / Posted 1 months ago
Researchers at Aalto University in Finland now propose that there is more than one Higgs boson, and they are much heavier than the 2012 observation. The results were recently published in Nature Communications. "Our recent ultra-low temperature... Read more
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Science Daily
Gravitation under human control? Physicist proposes using magnetic fields to produce and detect gravitational fieldsAt present, scientists study gravitational fields passively: they observe and t
Gravitation under human control? Physicist proposes using magnetic fields to produce and detect gravitational fields
Science Daily / Posted 1 months ago
At present, scientists study gravitational fields passively: they observe and try to understand existing gravitational fields produced by large inertial masses, such as stars or Earth, without being able to change them as is done, for example, with... Read more
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Yahoo News
Swirling ‘UFO Gateway’ Appears Over Large Hadron Collider In Bizarre Video An swirling ‘dimensional gateway’ opens up over the Large Hadron Collider - a
Swirling ‘UFO Gateway’ Appears Over Large Hadron Collider In Bizarre Video
Yahoo News / Posted 1 months ago
An swirling ‘dimensional gateway’ opens up over the Large Hadron Collider - and a glowing orb flies into it, in a video hailed as proof aliens are visiting Earth. The video... Read more
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Boston Herald
Speaker: 
T hikes should be ‘last item’Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo said he isn’t convinced the MBTA should hi
Speaker: 
T hikes should be ‘last item’
Boston Herald / Posted 1 months ago
Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo said he isn’t convinced the MBTA should hike fares. “The fares, I feel that that really should be our last item that we address,” DeLeo said yesterday. “I think we have to look at every and all other avenues of... Read more
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