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Useful Mutants, Bred With Radiation - New York Times

Useful Mutants, Bred With Radiation - New York Times | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
Public fears aside, scientists mimic nature’s genetic scrambling to bolster fruits and vegetables, as well as beer and whiskey.
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2 New Elements Named on Periodic Table | Wired Science | Wired.com

2 New Elements Named on Periodic Table | Wired Science | Wired.com | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
Scientists officially name two new elements on the periodic table: Flerovium and Livermorium.
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CERN’s ISOLTRAP reveals new magic in the atomic nucleus | CERN

CERN’s ISOLTRAP reveals new magic in the atomic nucleus | CERN | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it

Via José Gonçalves
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Why hasn't the universe been annihilated yet? - The Hindu (blog)

Why hasn't the universe been annihilated yet? - The Hindu (blog) | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
The Hindu (blog)
Why hasn't the universe been annihilated yet?
The Hindu (blog)
Their discovery provides a boost for nuclear theory, which is still incomplete when it comes to understanding how protons and neutrons are held together.
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Journey from the center of the Earth

Journey from the center of the Earth | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
Subatomic particles streaming from the Earth's interior carry important evidence of the planet's origins.
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Questions and answers on 'SESAME' - EU News

Questions and answers on 'SESAME' - EU News | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
Questions and answers on 'SESAME'
EU News
European Commission. MEMO. Brussels, 28 May 2013. Questions and answers on 'SESAME'. What is SESAME?
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Time to Go Nuclear : The New Yorker

Nuclear reactors may provide the best—and perhaps even the safest—option that we have to power our planet.
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Berkeley Lab Founder Ernest O. Lawrence Demonstrates the Cyclotron Concept

In this short video, Berkeley Lab Founder and Nobelist Ernest O. Lawrence uses a mechanical model to explain how the cyclotron works.
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How is carbon-14 linked to the Dynamics of Hippocampal Neurogenesis in Adult Humans?

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The 12th Program Advisory Committee... - Riken Nishina Center | Facebook

The 12th Program Advisory Committee... - Riken Nishina Center | Facebook | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
The 12th Program Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting for nuclear physics experiments is held on RIKEN Nishina Center today/tomorrow (Jun/28, 29). There are...
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Michigan State FRIB project funding passes key US Senate committee

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday approved legislation that fully funds President Barack Obama's request for the FRIB, which would allow for construction to begin in fiscal year 2014.
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ISU Headlines » Uranium crystals produced at Idaho State University RISE facility could reveal future of nuclear fuel

ISU Headlines » Uranium crystals produced at Idaho State University RISE facility could reveal future of nuclear fuel | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
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Oral History Transcript — Sir Fred Hoyle

Oral History Transcript — Sir Fred Hoyle | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
Oral history interviews with leading scientists (including transcripts and voice clips) from the Center for History of Physics and the Niels Bohr Library & Archives at the American Institute of Physics...
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Particle accelerator that can fit on a tabletop opens new chapter for science research

Particle accelerator that can fit on a tabletop opens new chapter for science research | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
Physicists at The University of Texas at Austin have built a tabletop particle accelerator that can generate energies and speeds previously reached only by major facilities that are hundreds of meters long and cost hundreds of millions of dollars...
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First Known Four-Quark Particle Pops Up In Japanese Collider

First Known Four-Quark Particle Pops Up In Japanese Collider | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
Physicists have observed what they're confident is the first known particle with four quarks. This isn't the first time the Belle detector, housed
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Structural Physics of Nuclear Fusion - Foreign Policy Journal

Structural Physics of Nuclear Fusion
Foreign Policy Journal
Remarkable advances in cold fusion research have raised the hope for a safer and cheaper nuclear energy.
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'Brilliant Blunders,' by Mario Livio - New York Times

'Brilliant Blunders,' by Mario Livio
New York Times
The other reason for Kelvin's error was quantum physics. Radioactivity helps keep the Earth warm, and nuclear fusion has allowed the Sun to burn for 4.567 billion years.
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Testing the mass-energy relationship

TheE test. The first part of the experiment is the actual nuclear physics bit: bombarding sulfur atoms with neutrons and measuring the energy of the gamma rays that are emitted. We can write the reaction as a kind of equation: ...
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