quantum physics

Nanoparticles can solve mystery of Moon’s topsoil


June 13th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 13 (IANS) A stunning discovery of nanoparticles inside bubbles of glass in lunar soil could solve the mystery of why the Moon's surface topsoil has many unusual properties, ... Read more...

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On the cart: Quest for self, leadership, drama (IANS Books This Week)


August 4th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Sit back and shuffle through a pile of meaningful tomes on your bookshelf this weekend.1. "Searching for Me"; Written by Ramesh Vaish; Published by Full ... Read more...

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Model kilogram losing weight, scientists mull alternative


January 24th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) The kilogram might be struggling with a weight problem - the metal object on which it is based has got lighter and scientists are looking for an alternative ... Read more...

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Geim and Novoselov awarded the 2010 Physics Nobel for two-dimensional material graphene


October 5th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by BNO News
STOCKHOLM (BNO NEWS) -- The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on Tuesday decided to award the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics to Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov.The honorable prize was awarded to ... Read more...

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New way to turn waste heat into power could make cars, factories more efficient


October 1st, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Cashing on quantum physics, University of Arizona physicists have discovered a new way of harvesting waste heat and turning it into electrical power-a feat that holds promise for ... Read more...

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New material leads way for pressure-sensitive mobile devices


February 9th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): A UK firm has come up with a material that exploits a quantum physics trick, which could lead to the development of handheld devices with pressure-sensitive touch-screens and ... Read more...

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Innovative scanner to speed up diagnosis of heart problems


January 29th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Due to its unprecedented sensitivity to magnetic fluctuations, a portable magnetometer will help diagnose heart problems in foetuses, much faster than ultrasound, ECG (electrocardiogram) and existing cardiac magnetometers. ... Read more...

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How Santa gets round the world in just one night


December 24th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 24 (ANI): Ever wondered how Santa Claus manages to take one full circle of the world in just one night? Well, a researcher feels that it can only be possible ... Read more...

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‘Spooky action’ to distinguish between two similar quantum devices


April 28th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): Physicists are using the phenomenon dubbed as 'spooky action' to distinguish between two similar quantum devices.'Quantum ghosts' are far distant particles that can somehow 'talk' to each other, ... Read more...

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Scientists create clock that takes 300 million yrs to lose just 1sec


April 17th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 17 (ANI): Researchers studying ultra-cold atoms have made a clock that takes 300 million years to lose just one second.The atomic clock, which is twice as accurate as any similar ... Read more...

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Rare honour for Indian American scientist


February 5th, 2009 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 5 (IANS) In a rare honour, Indian-American physicist Mani Bhaumik has been chosen as the sole patron for the International Year of Astronomy (IYA) 2009.The International Astronomical Union (IAU) ... Read more...

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Scientists “squeeze” light to quantum limit


January 7th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): For the first time, physicists from University of Toronto have developed a new technique to squeeze light to the fundamental quantum limit. The finding has paved way ... Read more...

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Bose - the Indian behind the Higgs boson experiment


September 10th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Of the three main past and present physicists behind the landmark proton-smashing quantum physics experiment in Geneva Wednesday, one has a Nobel Prize, the other is waiting to ... Read more...

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Spooky signals seem to travel 10,000 times the speed of light


August 14th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 14 (ANI): Strange signals that famous scientist Albert Einstein himself called spooky might happen at least 10,000 times the speed of light.Atoms, electrons, and the rest of the infinitesimally ... Read more...

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Dancing electrons could open way to new devices


July 26th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a new way that electrons behave in materials, which could spur the development of futuristic electronic devices. A team led by N. Phuan Ong, professor ... Read more...

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Breakthrough may lead to new kinds of electronic devices


July 26th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 26 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, researchers from Princeton University have found a new way electrons behave in materials, thus opening up avenues for developing to new kinds of ... Read more...

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Indian finds mechanism behind Holy Grail of computing


June 17th, 2008 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): A physicist of Indian origin has claimed to have found the mechanism behind the single molecular switch, which is considered as the Holy Grail of computing.The physicist ... Read more...

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Experiment verifies feasibility of quantum channel between space and Earth


March 29th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by admin
London, March 29 (ANI): Scientists have performed an experiment to verify the feasibility of a quantum channel between space and Earth.According to a report in the New Journal of Physics, ... Read more...

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Large number could hold the key to universal mysteries


February 20th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 20 (ANI): An extraordinarily large number that keeps on showing whenever the analysis of dark energy is done, could hold the key to solving many mysteries in the Universe.According to ... Read more...

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Monsters might be the reason behind extreme chaos in black holes


January 19th, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Scientists have blamed distortions in the fabric of space- time known as monsters for the extreme chaos present in black holes, which have more disorder than all the ... Read more...

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