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Physics - Environment - 19.07.2009
NIST Awards UM Stimulus Funds to Study Hurricane Impact
NIST Awards UM Stimulus Funds to Study Hurricane Impact
July 20, 2009 — Miami — Hurricanes are the costliest natural disasters that strike the United States.

Physics - 15.07.2009
Higgs Boson theory depicted in new artwork on display at Imperial
Higgs Boson theory depicted in new artwork on display at Imperial
Higgs Boson theory depicted in new artwork on display at Imperial Artwork hangs in the Central Library as part of international tour of academic institutions - %0A " Thursday 16 July 2009 By Naomi We

Chemistry - Physics - 12.07.2009
World leading engineering innovator is recognised for his outstanding achievements
World leading engineering innovator is recognised for his outstanding achievements
World leading engineering innovator is recognised for his outstanding achievements Professor Andrew Livingston wins prestigious silver medal %0A " Monday 13 July 2009 By Colin Smith An Imperial engin

Physics - 09.07.2009
Imperial physicists take first peek into dusty galaxies with Herschel space telescope
Imperial physicists take first peek into dusty galaxies with Herschel space telescope
Imperial physicists take first peek into dusty galaxies with Herschel space telescope First images from SPIRE 'camera' released %0A " By Danielle Reeves Friday 10 July 2009 The UK-led SPIRE 'camera'

Physics - Health - 08.07.2009
Researchers Explore Ways to Reduce Road Accidents in India
Researchers at the University of Birmingham and the Indian Institute of Technology (IITD) in Delhi have completed a preliminary simulation study of road accidents in India.

Physics - Event - 02.07.2009
Imperial physicists win top awards
Imperial physicists win top awards
Imperial physicists win top awards Four College researchers honoured by the Institute of Physics %0A " By Danielle Reeves Friday 3 July 2009 Four researchers from Imperial's Department of Physics hav

Environment - Physics - 29.06.2009
A 'quantum of sol' – how nanotechnology could hold the key to a solar-powered future
A ’quantum of sol’ – how nanotechnology could hold the key to a solar-powered future
A 'quantum of sol' ? how nanotechnology could hold the key to a solar-powered future Imperial solar cell physicists take part in the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition %0A " Imperial College Lon

Physics - Chemistry - 29.06.2009
Research offers new insights, and a new angle, on high-temperature superconductivity
A Princeton-led research team has revealed surprising information about how electron behavior influences the conduction of electricity in a class of high-temperature superconductors.

Physics - Event - 28.06.2009
LANL confident in fire protection program
Jump to: home | search | phonebook | banner navigation | site navigation | main content | footer navigation Los Alamos, New Mexico, June 29, 2009—The Department of Energy Inspector General has

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 24.06.2009
A mystery solved: Space shuttle shows 1908 Tunguska explosion was caused by comet
A mystery solved: Space shuttle shows 1908 Tunguska explosion was caused by comet
The mysterious 1908 Tunguska explosion that leveled 830 square miles of Siberian forest was almost certainly caused by a comet entering Earth's atmosphere, says new Cornell research.

Physics - Health - 17.06.2009
A sonic boom in the world of lasers
A sonic boom in the world of lasers
PA163/09 It was an idea born out of curiosity in the physics lab, but now a new type of ‘laser' for generating ultra-high frequency sound waves instead of light has taken a major step towards becoming a unique and highly useful 21st century technology.

Physics - Administration - 17.06.2009
Berkeley stakes science claim at Homestake gold mine
Berkeley stakes science claim at Homestake gold mine
UC Berkeley physicist Roger Falcone explains X-ray microscopy experiments underway at Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source (ALS).

Physics - 16.06.2009
Hot topics about the universe explored in new debating series at Imperial College London
Hot topics about the universe explored in new debating series at Imperial College London
Hot topics about the universe explored in new debating series at Imperial College London Astrophysics group launch first debate on the origins of our universe - %0A " Wednesday 17 June 2009 By Naomi

Physics - Administration - 16.06.2009
Swiss-Korean meeting on the implementation of the government programme to encourage bilateral research cooperation
16.06.2009 / Bern - SBF Bern,06/16/2009"SER)" State Secretary Mauro Dell"Ambrogio and the South Korean Vice Minister for Education, Science and Technology Sang Mok Lee today signed a j

Physics - Health - 15.06.2009
Strong showing from UCL at the Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition
UCL is showcasing pioneering research in biology, health and space science as part of the Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition.

Physics - Health - 15.06.2009
Strong showing from UCL at the Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition
UCL is showcasing pioneering research in biology, health and space science as part of the Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition.

Physics - Mathematics - 12.06.2009
Outreach programs encourage summer learning at Princeton
Students of all ages and teachers from New Jersey and beyond will be engaged in a summer of learning on the Princeton campus, taking part in outreach programs on subjects ranging from American constitutional history to modern molecular biology and genetics.

Linguistics / Literature - Physics - 10.06.2009
It´s virtually all good fun for the Wii ones
Popular school playground games are to be converted into Wii-type computer games as part of a unique collaboration between the Universities of Sheffield, London and East London, and the British Library and Nintendo.

Physics - Chemistry - 10.06.2009
Graphene opens door to tunable transistors, LEDs
Graphene opens door to tunable transistors, LEDs
Now, University of California, Berkeley, researchers have shown that a form of carbon called graphene has an electronic structure that can be controlled by an electrical field, an effect that can be exploited to make tunable electronic and photonic devices.

Physics - 09.06.2009
Red giant star Betelgeuse mysteriously shrinking
BERKELEY — The red supergiant star Betelgeuse, the bright reddish star in the constellation Orion, has steadily shrunk over the past 15 years, according to University of California, Berkeley, researchers.

Physics - Environment - 08.06.2009
Mars mission could ease Earth’s energy supply crisis
Mars mission could ease Earth’s energy supply crisis
Mars mission could ease Earth?s energy supply crisis New technology could provide the answers to the issue of energy supply For Immediate Release Tuesday 9 June 2009 Techniques and instrumentation in

Physics - Computer Science / Telecom - 08.06.2009
Lifting the fog on "dark" gamma-ray bursts
BERKELEY — Gamma-ray bursts, with their ability to pierce through gas and dust to shine brightly across the universe, are revealing areas of intense star formation and stellar death where astronomers have been unable to look - the dusty corners of otherwise dust-free galaxies. Artist's illustration of a gamma-ray burst occurring in a dusty region of intense star formation.

Physics - Chemistry - 31.05.2009
Meteorite bombardment may have made Earth more habitable, says study
Meteorite bombardment may have made Earth more habitable, says study
Meteorite bombardment may have made Earth more habitable, says study Ancient meteorite bombardments release gases that could make Earth and Mars more habitable for life %0A " For Immediate Release Mo

Physics - 28.05.2009
Materials Science: metals with diamonds
An Inter-Faculty research team at the Vienna University of Technology is examining dimensionally stable and thermoconducting material combinations for nuclear fusion.

Physics - Health - 27.05.2009
Bagger Elected to National Space Biomedical Research Institute Board
Office of News and Information Johns Hopkins University 901 South Bond Street, Suite 540 Baltimore, Maryland 21231 Phone: 443-287-9960 | Fax: 443-287-9920 Jonathan A. Bagger has been elected to the Board of Directors for the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI).

Physics - Health - 26.05.2009
Capital funding for science research has far reaching benefits says new report
Capital funding for science research has far reaching benefits says new report
Capital funding for science research has far reaching benefits says new report Second Science Research Investment Fund has supported 15 different projects at Imperial - %0A " Wednesday 27 May 2009 By

Physics - 25.05.2009
International author reveals oceans in crisis
Discover the shocking truth about the state of the world's oceans as international best-selling author Allana Mitchell presents a special guest lecture at the University of Plymouth.

Physics - 25.05.2009
International author reveals oceans in crisis
Discover the shocking truth about the state of the world's oceans as international best-selling author Allana Mitchell presents a special guest lecture at the University of Plymouth.

Life Sciences - Physics - 21.05.2009
Imperial celebrates three new Royal Society Fellows
Imperial celebrates three new Royal Society Fellows
Imperial celebrates three new Royal Society Fellows Professors Buck, Duff and Ainsworth elected to the Royal Society 22 May 2009 A microbiologist, a theoretical physicist and a structures expert from

Physics - Computer Science / Telecom - 19.05.2009

Physics - Computer Science / Telecom - 15.05.2009
Online games spark girls' interests in science & technology
Online games spark girls' interests in science & technology
In the online virtual world of "Universe Quest," young girls can create characters that interact with one another and operate a virtual telescope as if it were real, obtaining actual images through a small telescope in Arizona.

Physics - Environment - 14.05.2009
Researchers closer to the ultimate green 'fridge magnet'
Researchers closer to the ultimate green ’fridge magnet’
Researchers closer to the ultimate green 'fridge magnet' Imperial physicists make breakthrough in the quest for a magnetically-cooled fridge %0A " Imperial College London news release For immediate r

Physics - Life Sciences - 14.05.2009

Physics - 13.05.2009
Blasting off for snapshots of the birth of planets, stars and the Universe
Blasting off for snapshots of the birth of planets, stars and the Universe
Blasting off for snapshots of the birth of planets, stars and the Universe Imperial physicists get ready for the launch of major new space telescopes %0A " By Danielle Reeves Thursday 14 May 2009 Phy

Physics - Administration - 12.05.2009
Solar and nuclear energy expertise to be enhanced by research centers
Solar and nuclear energy expertise to be enhanced by research centers
Los Alamos will be home to two new Energy Frontier Research Centers through a five-year funding commitment by DOE.

Physics - 07.05.2009
UC Berkeley UV detector to be installed in Hubble telescope
UC Berkeley UV detector to be installed in Hubble telescope
BERKELEY — NASA's final mission to the 17-year-old Hubble Space Telescope, which begins May 11, will deliver a new instrument partly built by University of California, Berkeley, physicists to map the structure of the universe.

Physics - Earth Sciences - 07.05.2009
Jerry Mitrovica Named Professor of Geophysics at Harvard
Cambridge, Mass. May 7, 2009 - Theoretical geophysicist Jerry X. Mitrovica, whose studies of the Earth's structure and evolution have important implications for our understanding of climate and sea-level changes throughout Earth's history, has been named professor of geophysics in Harvard University's Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, effective July 1, 2009.

Physics - Art and Design - 28.04.2009
Johns Hopkins Astrophysicist Elected to National Academy of Sciences
Office of News and Information Johns Hopkins University 901 South Bond Street, Suite 540 Baltimore, Maryland 21231 Phone: 443-287-9960 Fax: 443-287-9920 April 28, 2009 Johns Hopkins Media Contact: Lisa De Nike 443-287-9960, Lde [a] jhu (p) edu Space Telescope Media Contact: Ray Villard 410-338-4514, Villard [a] stsci (p) edu Adam Riess was among 72 scientists elected today to membership in the National Academy of Sciences at the organization's 1

Chemistry - Physics - 28.04.2009
$30 million from DOE for carbon capture, sequestration
BERKELEY — Two University of California, Berkeley, faculty members will receive $30 million over the next five years from the U.S. Department of Energy to find better ways to sepa

Physics - Earth Sciences - 23.04.2009
THEMIS mission tracks electrical tornadoes in space
THEMIS mission tracks electrical tornadoes in space
Vienna, Austria - Earth-bound tornadoes are puny compared to "space tornadoes," which span a volume as large as Earth and produce electrical currents exceeding 100,000 amperes, according to new observations by a suite of five NASA space probes.

Physics - Mathematics - 22.04.2009
'Sixty Symbols' unravelling the secret language of science
’Sixty Symbols’ unravelling the secret language of science
PA 113/09 It is the most famous scientific equation in history, framed by Einstein more than a century ago.

Environment - Physics - 21.04.2009
Journey to “another planet”: students talk about their trip to Antarctica
Journey to “another planet”: students talk about their trip to Antarctica
Journey to ?another planet?: students talk about their trip to Antarctica Engineering students discuss travelling to the icy continent and learning more about climate change %0A " Wednesday 22 April

Linguistics / Literature - Physics - 07.04.2009
UCLA Library acquires John Fante’s literary papers
The UCLA Library has acquired the literary papers of the Los Angeles novelist, short-story writer and screenwriter John Fante (1909?83).

Environment - Physics - 07.04.2009
Climate change to spur rapid shifts in fire hotspots, projects new analysis
This map shows the invasion (orange) and retreat (blue) of fire risk projected for 2010-2039 under a new climate model that looks at wildfire patterns on a global scale. Click map for larger version . (Meg Krawchuk, UC Berkeley) BERKELEY — Climate change will bring about major shifts in worldwide fire patterns, and those changes are coming fast, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, in collaboration with scientists at Texas Tech University.

Health - Physics - 06.04.2009
Point-of-care nanosensors for HIV diagnosis and monitoring, to be developed with 2 million award
Point-of-care nanosensors for HIV diagnosis and monitoring, to be developed with £2 million award A new device for people living with HIV to monitor their own health is being developed %0A " Joint P

Physics - Chemistry - 06.04.2009
New security and medical sensor devices made possible by metallic nanostructures
New security and medical sensor devices made possible by metallic nanostructures Miniscule ring and disk combine to detect chemicals and substances Imperial College London news release For immediate

Physics - Health - 05.04.2009
Accelerating success: Imperial teams up with the Cockcroft Institute
Accelerating success: Imperial teams up with the Cockcroft Institute New research partnership to focus on next generation of particle accelerators %0A " By Danielle Reeves 6 April 2009 Developing the

Physics - 31.03.2009
Matt Lauer of NBC News to Deliver Class Day Speech at Harvard
Cambridge, Mass. March 31, 2009 - Matt Lauer, co-anchor of Today on NBC News, has been selected as the 2009 Senior Class Day speaker.

Environment - Physics - 23.03.2009
In Disaster-Prone Areas, Construction Needs a New Approach
Office of News and Information Johns Hopkins University 901 South Bond Street, Suite 540 Baltimore, Maryland 21231 Phone: 443-287-9960 | Fax: 443-287-9920 In regions that have been devastated by hurr