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A clock 100-fold more accurate than its atomic cousins


March 11th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 11 (IANS) A new timekeeping system could be a 100 times more accurate than the best atomic clocks in existence, gaining or losing only 1/20th of a second ... Read more...

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Most massive neutron star discovered


October 28th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): The discovery of the most massive neutron star could have wide-ranging impacts across several fields of physics and astrophysics."This neutron star is twice as massive as our Sun. ... Read more...

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World’s most sensitive neutrino experiment may reveal why we exist


February 26th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): Reports indicate that the world's most sensitive neutrino experiment, which could shed some light on why we exist, has begin.According to a report in New Scientist, in ... Read more...

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Indian scientist discovers X-ray bursts from neutron stars can help reveal their size


September 8th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, September 8 (ANI): In a new research, an Indian scientist has determined that the pattern of x-rays generated by neutron stars may reveal their true size.According to a report by ABC ... Read more...

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New experiment to reveal structure of all matter in the Universe


August 7th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 7 (ANI): Soon, a new experiment will aim to create a 'fingerprint' of the inside of the atomic nucleus to understand the structure of all matter in the Universe, including ... Read more...

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Gold surprisingly gets harder, not softer, when scientists heat it up


January 23rd, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 23 (ANI): While heating is generally known to cause any article to become softer, University of Toronto researchers have shown exactly the opposite effect on gold. It is counter-intuitive ... Read more...

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New gamma-ray detector to uncover structure of the atomic nucleus


October 31st, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 31 (ANI): UK physicists are constructing a new gamma-ray detector that will help to uncover the structure of the atomic nucleus, as well as in the advancement of medical ... Read more...

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Self-healing behavior in zirconia may lead to radiation-resistant materials for nuclear plants


April 20th, 2008 - 12:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 20 (ANI): A new computer simulation by a scientist of Indian origin has revealed that a self-healing behavior in zirconia, a common ceramic, may lead to development of radiation-resistant ... Read more...

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Milky Ways black hole resting after outburst 300 years ago


April 16th, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 16 (ANI): A team of Japanese astronomers has discovered that our galaxys central black hole, which is in a state of slumber currently, had let loose a powerful flare ... Read more...

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Neutron stars more abundant, black holes rarer than earlier believed


January 15th, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): A new research developed using the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, has suggested that neutron stars can be considerably more massive than previously believed, which makes it less ... Read more...

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