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Mar 24, 2015 by Sci-News.com

An international team of scientists headed by Dr G. Ravindra Kumar of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Mumbai, India, has provided experimental evidence that stars may produce sound. This image shows the famous Trifid Nebula to the right of center; it appears as faint and ghostly at these infrared wavelengths when compared to the familiar view at visible wavelengths. Image credit: ESO / VVV consortium / D. Minniti. When examining the...

Mar 18, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of scientists headed by Dr Franz Geiger of Northwestern University has found that slightly imperfect graphene shuttles protons, and only protons,...

Feb 25, 2015 by Sci-News.com

In a new study published in the journal Physics of Fluids, a team of researchers has found that a few layers of foam can significantly dampen the sloshing...

Feb 16, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Scientists from CERN’s COMPASS collaboration have made the most precise measurement ever of the polarizability of pion – the fundamental low-energy...

Feb 5, 2015 by Sci-News.com

An international team of scientists, led by Prof Puru Jena of Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, has discovered a new structural variant of...

Jan 30, 2015 by Sci-News.com

An international team of physicists, led by Dr Thomas Bauer from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light and the Friedrich-Alexander-University...

Jan 21, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of physicists at the University of Rochester has used lasers to make metal surfaces extremely water repellent, or super-hydrophobic. A water droplet...

Jan 16, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists led by Dr Jason Petta of Princeton University has built a rice grain-sized microwave laser, or maser, powered by single electrons...

Dec 9, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab physicists using one of the most powerful lasers in the world have accelerated electrons to the highest energies ever recorded...