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Can A Mega-Magnetic Field Protect Astronauts From Radiation?

Can A Mega-Magnetic Field Protect Astronauts From Radiation? | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
A bunch of people really, really want to go to the Red Planet on the proposed one-way Mars One trip; more than 1,000 applicants are being considered in Round 2 selections.
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Synchrotron Radiation Shielding Design for the Brockhouse Sector at the Canadian Light Source

Synchrotron Radiation Shielding Design for the Brockhouse Sector at the Canadian Light Source | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
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Bizarre Magnetic Particle Revealed in Ultra-Cold Lab Experiment

Bizarre Magnetic Particle Revealed in Ultra-Cold Lab Experiment | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
A behavior predicted by the famous physicist Paul Dirac in 1931 has been shown in a system of ultracooled atoms in the lab. The system mimics a magnetic monopole, which has only one pole, passing through an electron.
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The Wonderful World of Radiography: How Radioactive Sealed Sources Check Welds

The Wonderful World of Radiography: How Radioactive Sealed Sources Check Welds | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
Betsy UllrichSr. Health PhysicistRegion I During construction of pipelines and fabrication of large metal structures, welding is used to join the parts. It is very important to know the welds are s...
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Columbia's Kusch Wins Nobel Prize for Work in Physics Shares Award With Lamb For Electron Experiments

Columbia's Kusch Wins Nobel Prize for Work in Physics Shares Award With Lamb For Electron Experiments | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
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Colliders at the Institute of Nuclear Physics in Novosibirsk

Colliders at the Institute of Nuclear Physics in Novosibirsk | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
Scientists in Novosibirsk are working on a new type of collider, which could eventually replace the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the most powerful particle accelerator in history.
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Japan researchers use cosmic rays to see nuclear fuel

Japan researchers use cosmic rays to see nuclear fuel | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
Japanese researchers said Thursday they had succeeded in using cosmic rays to find nuclear fuel inside a reactor, a technology that might be helpful in the complicated decommissioning at Fukushima.

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Heavy metal in the early cosmos

Heavy metal in the early cosmos | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
NSF's mission is to advance the progress of science, a mission accomplished by funding proposals for research and education made by scientists, engineers, and educators from across the country.
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Canadian Light Source Inc.

Canadian Light Source Inc. | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
The Canadian Light Source is committed to being a world-leading centre of excellence in synchrotron science and its applications by working with the scientific community to promote the use of synchrotron light, promoting industrial partnerships and...
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Spring groundbreaking expected on physics project at MSU

Spring groundbreaking expected on physics project at MSU | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - A massive physics research project at Michigan State University is expected to break ground this spring.The Lansing State
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So CT scanners look pretty badass when they're not covered in casing

So CT scanners look pretty badass when they're not covered in casing | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
"Supposedly this is a picture of a CT scanner sans casing," writes io9-reader Monica, "but it looks more to me like a first-generation Stargate." We heartily agree – and just wait until you see what this beastly contraption looks like in motion.
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Evaluation of cross-sections for particle induced gamma-ray emission (PIGE) spectroscopy

Evaluation of cross-sections for particle induced gamma-ray emission (PIGE) spectroscopy | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
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In a nuclear attack, there’s no avoiding the brutal math

In a nuclear attack, there’s no avoiding the brutal math | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
Knowing a few key numbers could help save your life if a nuclear bomb drops.
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The National Ignition Facility

The National Ignition Facility | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
At Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, a federally funded research and development center about 50 miles east of San Francisco, scientists at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) are trying to achieve self-sustaining nuclear fusion -- in other...
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Nuclear 2 Health Workshop

Nuclear 2 Health Workshop | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
Nuclear 2 Health is a project bringing together the nuclear industry, NHS and academia in a bid to identify technologies and knowledge which can be transferred from the nuclear sector to the health...
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Matter of Mystery: Antimatter Beam Could Help Solve Physics Puzzle

Matter of Mystery: Antimatter Beam Could Help Solve Physics Puzzle | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
A new experiment that, for the first time, creates a beam of antihydrogen atoms, could help scientists understand why antimatter is so scarce is the universe.

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Toward better spectroscopy of antimatter.

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Hideki Yukawa

Hideki Yukawa | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
It's the birthday of Hideki Yukawa (湯川 秀樹), who was born in 1907 in Tokyo. In 1935 Yukawa published a paper that expounded a new field theory of nuclear...
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