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Chemistry - Physics - 16.02.2010
Nanotech discovery may green chemical manufacturing
A new nanotech catalyst developed by McGill University Chemists Chao-Jun Li, Audrey Moores and their colleagues offers industry an opportunity to reduce the use of expensive and toxic heavy metals.

Physics - Life Sciences - 16.02.2010
LANL Medal recipient George Cowan, 90, presents memoirs at talk, book signing February 25 in Los Alamos
LANL Medal recipient George Cowan, 90, presents memoirs at talk, book signing February 25 in Los Alamos
Scientist, businessman, and philanthropist George Cowan will talk about his new book, Manhattan Project to the Santa Fe Institute.

Physics - 16.02.2010
Phobos flyby season starts again
16 February 2010 Today Mars Express began a series of flybys of Phobos, the largest moon of Mars. The campaign will reach its crescendo on 3 March, when the spacecraft will set a new record for the closest pass to Phobos, skimming the surface at just 50 km.

Physics - Administration - 15.02.2010
Researchers Create Highly Absorbing, Flexible Solar Cells with Silicon Wire Arrays
Researchers Create Highly Absorbing, Flexible Solar Cells with Silicon Wire Arrays
PASADENA, Calif.—Using arrays of long, thin silicon wires embedded in a polymer substrate, a team of scientists from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) has created a new type of flexible solar cell that enhances the absorption of sunlight and efficiently converts its photons into electrons.

Earth Sciences - Physics - 14.02.2010
Thomson Reuters Study Ranks RSMAS with Global Heavy Hitter’
February 15, 2010 — The University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science is listed as one of the top ‘heavy hitters' in the recently released ‘Essential Science Indicators' list published by Thomson Reuters.

Physics - Chemistry - 14.02.2010
Digging Deep into Diamonds, Applied Physicists Advance Quantum Science and Technology
Cambridge, Mass. February 14, 2010 - By creating diamond-based nanowire devices, a team at Harvard has taken another step towards making applications based on quantum science and technology possible.

Physics - Chemistry - 12.02.2010
New fiber nanogenerators could lead to electric clothing
New fiber nanogenerators could lead to electric clothing
BERKELEY — In research that gives literal meaning to the term "power suit," University of California, Berkeley, engineers have created energy-scavenging nanofibers that could one day be woven into clothing and textiles.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 12.02.2010
AMS experiment embarks on first leg of mission into space
Geneva, 12 February 2010. The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) left CERN 1 this morning on the first leg of its journey to the International Space Station (ISS). A special convoy carrying the experiment is due to arrive at the European Space Agency's research and technology centre, ESTEC, at Noordwijk in the Netherlands in six days time.

Electroengineering - Physics - 11.02.2010
Sheffield scientists involved in NASA´s latest mission
Sheffield scientists involved in NASA´s latest mission
Sheffield scientists celebrated the launch of NASA´s latest space mission from Cape Canaveral, Florida yesterday (Thursday 11 February 2010).

Physics - 11.02.2010
Kavli finding suggests retrograde spin of supermassive black holes may create jets that control galaxy evolution
Every galaxy has a collection of black holes, regions that gobble up matter and energy and can each be up to 10 times the sun?s mass.

Earth Sciences - Physics - 10.02.2010
UCL researchers reveal polycentric London
UCL researchers reveal polycentric London
Researchers from UCL have analysed millions of Oyster Card journeys in a bid to understand how, why and where we travel in London.

Physics - Environment - 10.02.2010
BP, MIT and the University of Manchester link up to research engineering materials and corrosion
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. ? BP has selected the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Manchester as its academic research partners to further investigate materials and corrosion science and technology.

Physics - Health - 08.02.2010
Atomic heavyweights meet in element factory
Atomic heavyweights meet in element factory
Picture shows Prof Poliakoff (left) with Prof Hofmann in front of the particle accelerator at GSI. Image courtesy of GSI. PA 20/10 It was the perfect setting for a meeting between two superstars of the Periodic Table. The GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research GmbH in Darmstadt, Germany, is the home of the heaviest elements on the planet — atoms so dense and unstable they only exist for a few seconds before decaying.

Physics - 08.02.2010
Initial results from high-energy proton collisions at the LHC
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. ? In December, the Large Hadron Collider, the world?s largest particle accelerator, shattered the world record for highest energy particle collisions.

Physics - Chemistry - 05.02.2010
Electrons on the brink: Fractal patterns may be key to semiconductor magnetism
Electrons on the brink: Fractal patterns may be key to semiconductor magnetism
On the brink of the metal-insulator transition, the electrons in a manganese-doped gallium arsenide semiconductor are distributed across the surface of the material in complex, fractal-like patterns. These shapes are visible in this electron map, where the colors red, orange and yellow indicate areas on the surface of the semiconductor where electrons are most likely to be found at a given point in time.

Physics - Business / Economics - 05.02.2010
Startup joins UCLA tech incubator space to develop contactless electronic connections
UCLA has opened its on-campus technology incubator space at the California NanoSystems Institute to WaveConnex Inc.

Physics - Mechanical Engineering - 05.02.2010
Scientist makes a leap in quantum computing
Scientist makes a leap in quantum computing
Jason Petta, an assistant professor of physics, has found a way to alter the property of a lone electron without disturbing the trillions of electrons in its immediate surroundings. Such a feat is an important step toward developing future types of quantum computers.

Physics - Chemistry - 04.02.2010
Cars of the future could be powered by their bodywork thanks to new battery technology
Cars of the future could be powered by their bodywork thanks to new battery technology
Cars of the future could be powered by their bodywork thanks to new battery technology Scientists develop new composite material that could revolutionise car design and manufacturing %0A " For Immedi

Physics - Chemistry - 04.02.2010
MIT researchers build first germanium laser
Boston - MIT CAMBRIDGE, Mass. ? MIT researchers have demonstrated the first laser built from germanium that can emit wavelengths of light useful for optical communications.

Physics - 03.02.2010
’Comet’ turns out to be debris from asteroid collision, something not seen before
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has observed a mysterious X-shaped debris pattern and trailing streamers of dust that suggest a head-on collision between two asteroids.

Earth Sciences - Physics - 03.02.2010
Craters young and old in Sirenum Fossae
Craters young and old in Sirenum Fossae
3 February 2010 The Mars Express High Resolution Stereo Camera has imaged craters both young and old in this view of the Southern Highlands of Mars.

Physics - Earth Sciences - 01.02.2010
Imperial welcomes appointment of Professor John Harries to top science role for the Welsh Assembly Government
Imperial welcomes appointment of Professor John Harries to top science role for the Welsh Assembly Government
Imperial welcomes appointment of Professor John Harries to top science role for the Welsh Assembly Government Imperial physicist becomes first Chief Scientific Adviser for Wales - %0A " First, direct

Physics - Law - 01.02.2010
Per Peterson named to DOE panel on nuclear future
Per Peterson, professor and chair of nuclear engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, with expertise in advanced reactor systems, nuclear waste processing, and inertial fusion energy, h

Health - Physics - 31.01.2010
HIV researchers solve key puzzle after 20 years of trying
HIV researchers solve key puzzle after 20 years of trying
HIV researchers solve key puzzle after 20 years of trying Team has grown crystal that reveals structure of an enzyme called integrase, which is found in retroviruses like HIV Point-of-care nanosensor

Physics - Health - 29.01.2010
Engineers develop cancer-targeting nanoprobe sensors
Engineers develop cancer-targeting nanoprobe sensors
BERKELEY — Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have created smart nanoprobes that may one day be used in the battle against cancer to selectively seek out and destroy tumor cells, as well as report back on the mission's status. UC Berkeley scientists are designing smart nanoprobes, called nanocorals, to selectively attach to cancer cells, deliver therapeutic drugs and report on the local molecular environment.

Physics - 28.01.2010
Cool spacedust survey goes into orbit
Cool spacedust survey goes into orbit
PA 27/08 Experts in the School of Physics and Astronomy will be using the Herschel Space Observatory, the most powerful telescope ever launched into space, as part of a giant survey to find out more about some of the coldest objects in the Universe.

Physics - Event - 28.01.2010
Renowned UC San Diego Astrophysicist and Astronomer Dies at 84
Geoffrey Burbidge, a renowned British astrophysicist and astronomer at the University of California, San Diego who made contributions to our understanding of how elements are formed in stars as well

Physics - Mechanical Engineering - 28.01.2010
Energy-harvesting rubber sheets could power pacemakers, mobile phones
Energy-harvesting rubber sheets could power pacemakers, mobile phones
Yi Qi, a postdoctoral researcher at Princeton University, holds a piece of silicone rubber imprinted with super-thin material that generates electricity when flexed.

Physics - Chemistry - 28.01.2010
Using magnetic toys as inspiration, researchers tease out structures of self-assembled clusters
Cambridge, Mass. January 28, 2010 - Scientists have long studied how atoms and molecules structure themselves into intricate clusters.

Physics - Environment - 27.01.2010
PPPL Director Goldston to step down, search begins for successor
After more than 10 years at the helm of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), Robert Goldston has announced he will step down as director to focus on a broad range of domestic and international fusion energy initiatives.

Physics - History / Archeology - 27.01.2010
Satellite reveals treasure trove of data, including evidence for early universe neutrinos
The universe is growing colder and darker. These charts show the relative constituents of the universe today (top), and for when the universe was 380,000 years old, 13.7 billion years ago (bottom).

Physics - Chemistry - 27.01.2010
Where's the glue? Scientists find a surprise when they look for what binds in superconductivity
The two figures show the results obtained with a specialized scanning tunneling microscope at temperatures well above and well below when the electrons pair up in high temperature superconductors.

Physics - Chemistry - 27.01.2010
Leading physicist John Wheeler dies at age 96
John Wheeler in 1991 Below left: John Wheeler (third from left) walks through the woods at the Institute for Advanced Study with, from left, fellow physicists Albert Einstein of the institute, Hideki

Physics - Chemistry - 27.01.2010
Princeton scientists discover exotic quantum state of matter
Below right: These images collected by Princeton University scientists show (top) the first direct image of the dancing pattern of electrons on the edge of the bismuth-antimony bulk crystal, which is

Physics - Earth Sciences - 27.01.2010
Seeing stars: Princeton University scientists witness once-in-a-lifetime event
When she peered into the screen of her computer one day in January, Alicia Soderberg was supposed to see a small, dull glowing smudge in one corner, the evidence of a month-old supernova that would help her better understand the mystery of these huge exploding stars.

Physics - History / Archeology - 27.01.2010
Grounded in classics, valedictorian Squire excels in many fields
Zachary Squire has found outlets for his many academic interests within the classics department - where he has explored issues in politics, history, literature and philosophy - as well as in departments across campus en route to his selection as the class of 2008 valedictorian.

Physics - 27.01.2010
Astronomers Find Rare Beast by New Means
For the first time, astronomers have found a supernova explosion with properties similar to a gamma-ray burst, but without seeing any gamma rays from it.

Physics - Chemistry - 27.01.2010
Limb regeneration and attosecond research each get $1 million from Keck Foundation
Two University of California, Berkeley, research projects that push the boundaries of their fields have each received $1 million grants from the W.M. Keck Foundation.

Environment - Physics - 26.01.2010
International business leader Gerhard R. Andlinger makes $100 million gift to transform energy and environment research at Princeton
Click to play a video of President Shirley M. Tilghman speaking on energy and the environment.

Physics - Chemistry - 26.01.2010
Prager to lead DOE's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Stewart Prager, director of the Madison Symmetric Torus experiment at the University of Wisconsin and an internationally recognized leader in the field of fusion energy research, has been named direc

Administration - Physics - 26.01.2010
'From Diploma to Diplomat': Princeton exhibition honors John Foster Dulles
John Foster Dulles, who served under President Eisenhower, was the most traveled secretary of state of his time.

History / Archeology - Physics - 26.01.2010
Exhibition illustrates Greek cultural history through books
This illustration, "The Evangelist Mark," is reproduced from a 13th-century miniature in a manuscript that is part of the Princeton University Library's Robert Garrett Collection.

Physics - Event - 26.01.2010

Physics - Event - 26.01.2010
Shih wins Marshall Scholarship
Senior Michael Shih - a major in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs who is a nationally ranked debater - is one of 40 American college students awarded 2009 Marshall Scholarships.

Physics - 26.01.2010
Astronomers from Princeton and Japan unite to explore the universe, near and far
Scientists from Princeton and Japan, working under a new research partnership, will use the 8.2-meter optical infrared Subaru Telescope to look for new planets and the hypothesized dark energy.

Art and Design - Physics - 26.01.2010
Internationally renowned artists appointed to head Lewis Center programs
Susan Marshall has been named the first director of the Program in Dance and Joe Scanlan has been selected as the new director of the Program in Visual Arts in the University's Lewis Center for the Arts .

Physics - Event - 25.01.2010
Gunn wins National Medal of Science
Princeton - Princeton James Gunn, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Astronomy at Princeton University, has been chosen to receive a National Medal of Science, the nation's highest scientific honor, for his sweeping contributions to modern stargazing, from theory to observation to gadget-building.

Civil Engineering - Physics - 25.01.2010
Lanney wins Marshall Scholarship
Princeton - Princeton Princeton senior Jessica Lanney, who is majoring in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and pursuing a certificate in urban studies , is one of 35 American college students awarded 2010 Marshall Scholarships.

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