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Physics - Event - 15.03.2010
Stellar McGill researcher receives Killam research fellowship
McGill University is pleased to announce that the Canada Council for the Arts has awarded a Killam Research Fellowship to Dr. Victoria Kaspi for her astrophysics research.

Physics - Economics / Business - 15.03.2010
Phobos flyby images
Phobos flyby images 15 March 2010 Images from the recent flyby of Phobos, on 7 March 2010, are released today. The images show Mars? rocky moon in exquisite detail, with a resolution of just 4.4 metres per pixel. They show the proposed landing sites for the forthcoming Phobos-Grunt mission. ESA's Mars Express spacecraft orbits the Red Planet in a highly elliptical, polar orbit that brings it close to Phobos every five months.

Physics - 12.03.2010
Einstein’s theory applies beyond the solar system
A team has tested Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity to see if it holds true at cosmic scales.

Physics - 10.03.2010
Sir Bobby launches Landmine campaign
The University of Manchester has teamed up with United legend Sir Bobby Charlton, the Mines Advisory Group and Rapiscan Systems in a bid to reduce the threat of death or injury from landmines.

Physics - Administration - 10.03.2010
Jodrell Bank plans new ‘live science’ visitor centre
A new Discovery Centre to inspire budding young scientists and showcase cutting-edge research 'as it happens' is being planned for The University of Manchester's famous Jodrell Bank Observatory.

Health - Physics - 09.03.2010
Sheffield joins forces with Futurity
The University of Sheffield, along with six other members of the UK´s Russell Group of leading universities, have joined forces with the US research news website Futurity (www.futurity.org).

Administration - Physics - 09.03.2010
William Rees appointed to new Global Security leadership position at Los Alamos National Laboratory
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Physics - Chemistry - 09.03.2010
IBEX Satellite finds ribbon-like structure at edge of heliosphere
Science paper to describe unexpected structural features shown by LANL camera The invisible structures of space are becoming less so, as scientists look out to the far edges of the solar wind bubble that separates our solar system from the interstellar cloud through which it flies. Using the High Energy Neutral Atom Imager, led by Los Alamos National Laboratory, the NASA Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) mission has sent back data that indicates a “noodle soup” of solar material has accumulated at the outer fringes of the heliosphere bubble.

Mechanical Engineering - Physics - 09.03.2010
NNSA, LANL announce successful first Dual-Axis hydrodynamic test
DARHT facility captures five X-ray images and other test data in unprecedented simultaneous use of two electron accelerators WASHINGTON, D.C. The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) announced today that Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) fired its first-ever double-viewpoint hydrodynamic test of a nuclear weapon component mockup.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 09.03.2010
Director's colloquium March 18 large hadron collider
Director’s colloquium March 18 large hadron collider
Lyndon Evans of CERN will talk about the most complex scientific instrument ever built-the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).

Physics - Chemistry - 09.03.2010
Five Faculty Members Named 2010 Sloan Research Fellows
Five Columbia faculty members were named research fellows by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, which awards two-year, $50,000 grants to support the work of exceptional young researchers early in their academic careers. They were honored along with 118 scientists, mathematicians and economists. Navin Kartik , an associate professor of economics, does research in the fields of applied microeconomic theory and political economy, primarily using game theory models.

Physics - 09.03.2010
Exotic antimatter detected at Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC)
UPTON, N.Y. ? An international team of scientists studying high-energy collisions of gold ions at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC), a 2.4-mile-circumference particle ac

Health - Physics - 08.03.2010
Immune cells use bungee of death to kill dangerous cells, shows new research
Immune cells use bungee of death to kill dangerous cells, shows new research
Immune cells use bungee of death to kill dangerous cells, shows new research Natural killer cells use membrane nanotubes to pull in escaping dangerous cells - Imperial College London News Release Und

Physics - Chemistry - 08.03.2010
Strength is shore thing for sea shell scientists
Scientists have made synthetic 'sea shells' from a mixture of chalk and polystyrene cups – and produced a tough new material that could make our homes and offices more durable.

Physics - Health - 08.03.2010
World-leading nanoscience institutes join forces
World-leading nanoscience institutes join forces
Press release issued 8 March 2010 Two of the world's leading nanoscience institutes have entered into an agreement for research collaboration and educational exchange in nanoscience and nanotechnology.

Physics - Chemistry - 07.03.2010
New sensor array detects single molecules for the first time
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. ? MIT chemical engineers have built a sensor array that, for the first time, can detect single molecules of hydrogen peroxide emanating from a single living cell.

Chemistry - Physics - 07.03.2010
MIT scientists transform polyethylene into a heat-conducting material
The new method involves pulling a thin thread of material (top) from a liquid solution (bottom), and in the process the individual polymer filaments, which start out as a tangled mass, become very highly aligned.

Chemistry - Physics - 05.03.2010
Thomas Pigford, influential voice in nuclear policy, dies at 87
Thomas Pigford, professor emeritus and founding chair of the Department of Nuclear Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, and an influential voice in nuclear policy, has died at the age of 87.

Physics - Health - 04.03.2010
McGill web partner Futurity expands to U.K.
The research news Web site Futurity, featuring discoveries from McGill and 45 other research universities in North America, has gained seven new partners in the U.K. Since launching in

Physics - 04.03.2010
Phobos flyby success
Phobos flyby success 4 March 2010 Mars Express encountered Phobos last night, smoothly skimming past at just 67 km, the closest any manmade object has ever approached Mars? enigmatic moon.

Physics - 04.03.2010
CERN to celebrate International Women’s day
Geneva, 4 March 2010. On Monday 8 March, CERN 1 will take on a distinctly feminine look as the laboratory celebrates the role of women in physics. Often seen as a male preserve, the reality is rather different, with women playing key roles across all areas of CERN activity. “At CERN, and in particle physics the world over, talent is the only criterion that counts,” said CERN Director General Rolf Heuer.

Physics - History / Archeology - 03.03.2010
Science festival set for launch
Science festival set for launch
Many of these events are organised by or involve Oxford University staff and students.

Chemistry - Physics - 03.03.2010
A simpler way to make micromachines
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Microelectromechanical devices gave us the Wii and the digital projector. MIT researchers have found a way to manufacture them by stamping them on plastic, opening up the possibility of coating large areas with tiny sensors.

Physics - Health - 03.03.2010
UCLA's CNSI, British nanoscience center sign agreement to further research collaborations
UCLA’s CNSI, British nanoscience center sign agreement to further research collaborations
The California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) at UCLA and the Centre for Nanoscience and Quantum Information (NSQI) at England's University of Bristol have entered into an agreement to expand research collaborations and educational exchanges in nanoscience and nanotechnology.

Event - Physics - 01.03.2010
Sloan Fellowship awarded to McGill astrophysicist
McGill University Astrophysicist Matt Dobbs has been awarded a prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship.

Physics - Health - 01.03.2010
Scientists make tiny new magnets from old bugs
Scientists in Manchester have found a clean and green way of making tiny magnets for high tech gadgets – using natural bacteria that have been around for millions of years.

Physics - Earth Sciences - 01.03.2010
Physicist explores spectacular solar system for BBC
A University of Manchester physicist will visit some of the most extreme locations on Earth for a spellbinding new TV series, as part of the BBC's 2010 celebration of science.

Linguistics / Literature - Physics - 28.02.2010
Researchers bring historical work into the digital age
Researchers bring historical work into the digital age
Researchers at the University of Sheffield and Royal Holloway, University of London have launched a unique online edition of the collected plays of dramatist Richard Brome, which marks the culmination of a four-year project to digitise the works.

Health - Physics - 25.02.2010
Researchers gain detailed insight into failing heart cells using new nano-technique
Researchers gain detailed insight into failing heart cells using new nano-technique
Researchers gain detailed insight into failing heart cells using new nano-technique Researchers look at how heart failure affects the surface of an individual heart muscle cell in minute detail %0A "

Physics - Chemistry - 25.02.2010
UCLA 'dark matter' conference highlights new research on mysterious cosmic substance
UCLA ’dark matter’ conference highlights new research on mysterious cosmic substance
Dark matter, for more than 70 years as mysterious and unknowable a subject to science as the legendary island of Atlantis has been to history, is bringing 140 scientists from the U.S.

Physics - Electroengineering - 25.02.2010
New graphene ’nanomesh’ could change the future of electronics
Graphene, a one-atom-thick layer of a carbon lattice with a honeycomb structure, has great potential for use in radios, computers, phones and other electronic devices. But applications have been stymied because the semi-metallic graphene, which has a zero band gap, does not function effectively as a semiconductor to amplify or switch electronic signals.

Chemistry - Physics - 24.02.2010
Hodgkin gets stamp of approval
Hodgkin gets stamp of approval
It's great to see that Oxford's Dorothy Hodgkin is honoured in a new set of Royal Mail stamps celebrating the 350th anniversary of the Royal Society.

Law - Physics - 24.02.2010
N.J. Supreme Court Chief Justice to speak
Stuart Rabner, chief justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court, will engage in a public conversation with Princeton Provost Christopher Eisgruber , a noted legal scholar, at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, on the Princeton University campus.

Life Sciences - Physics - 23.02.2010
Caltech Receives More than $33 Million from American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
PASADENA, Calif. -Research in genomic sciences, astronomy, seismology, and neuroeconomics are some of the many projects being funded at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

Electroengineering - Physics - 23.02.2010
Cutting energy used by electronics focus of new center
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $24.5 million to researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, to head an ambitious, multi-institutional center that could one day lead to a million-fold reduction in power consumption by electronics.

Physics - 19.02.2010
ESA chooses three scientific missions for further study
ESA chooses three scientific missions for further study 19 February 2010 Dark energy, habitable planets around other stars, and the mysterious nature of our own Sun, have been chosen by ESA as candidates for two medium-class missions to be launched no earlier than 2017.

Physics - Event - 18.02.2010
Images of extrasolar planets win award for most outstanding papers in Science
Images of extrasolar planets win award for most outstanding papers in Science
Four of the authors awarded the AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize for outstanding papers in the journal Science . From left to right, Professors Paul Kalas, Eugene Chiang and James Graham and doctoral candidate Edwin Kite. (Barbara Hoversten/UC Berkeley) BERKELEY — A picture is worth a thousand words, or so University of California, Berkeley, astronomer Paul Kalas found out when he published a Hubble Space Telescope image of a Jupiter-sized planet orbiting the star Fomalhaut.

Physics - 17.02.2010
First results from one of the new Large Hadron Collider experiments at CERN
First results from one of the new Large Hadron Collider experiments at CERN
First results from one of the new Large Hadron Collider experiments at CERN CMS scientists running the world?s biggest scientific experiment have published their first collision data from the new particle accelerator.

Physics - Chemistry - 17.02.2010
Most precise test yet of Einstein's gravitational redshift
Most precise test yet of Einstein's gravitational redshift
BERKELEY — While airplane and rocket experiments have proved that gravity makes clocks tick more slowly — a central prediction of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity — a new experiment in an atom interferometer measures this slowdown 10,000 times more accurately than before, and finds it to be exactly what Einstein predicted.

Physics - Life Sciences - 17.02.2010
Six UC Berkeley faculty elected to National Academy of Engineering
Six faculty members at the University of California, Berkeley, are among 68 new members and nine foreign associates elected today (Wednesday, Feb.

Physics - 16.02.2010
UCL invites public to explore the Universe
UCL invites public to explore the Universe
UCL is hosting a free festival of astronomy for schools, families and the general public  as part of National Science and Engineering Week in March. Your Universe will show how UCL scientists are contributing to the advancement of our knowledge, from discovering extra-solar planets to unravelling the mystery of dark energy.

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.

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