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Today’s physics news: Astrologers angered by stars, Climategate inquiries criticised and more

By Lena | 25 Jan, 2011 | 0 Comments

In today’s news round-up: Research uses space-age technology on 16th-century history, astrologers angered by stars, meteor and asteroid impacts: doom-laden myths dispelled and Climategate inquiries criticised

Today’s physics news: Thursday, 24 June

By Lena | 24 Jun, 2010 | 0 Comments

‘Superstorm’ rages on exoplanet Astronomers have measured high-speed winds in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting a distant star. BBC Daily Mail    What does the ‘God particle’ sound like? Like coins jangling in a wine glass, say the scientists hunting the elusive Higgs boson Independent Telegraph Entanglement controlled in silicon A new method controlling […]

Today’s physics news: Wednesday, 23 June

By Lena | 23 Jun, 2010 | 0 Comments

Budget 2010: Green policies ‘sidelined’, campaigners say Green groups disappointed after chancellor reveals no further details on plans for a green investment bank or home energy-efficiency schemes Guardian    Europe’s next-gen polar weather satellites twin up The next-generation of Europe’s polar orbiting weather satellites will fly in a two-spacecraft configuration.   BBC God particle signal […]

Today’s physics news: Tuesday, 22 June

By Lena | 22 Jun, 2010 | 0 Comments

The hunt for the God particle We have all heard of ‘dark matter’. But what about dark galaxies, dark planets – even dark people? The Guardian reports on the new holy grail of physics.   Guardian    Topological quintet bags Europhysics prize Five physicists who brought us the quantum spin-Hall effect and topological insulators have […]

Today’s physics news: Wednesday, 9 June

By Lena | 9 Jun, 2010 | 0 Comments

German space escapes budget cuts Professor Jan Woerner, chairman of the German Aerospace Centre (DLR), says he does not expect space to be affected by the nation’s big austerity drive.   BBC    British scientists launch major radio telescope The universities of Portsmouth, Oxford and Southampton are joining forces with experts from around the country […]