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NSF awards Brown $7 million for materials and engineering center
The Materials Research Science and Engineering Center at Brown University has been awarded $7 million by the National Science Foundation. (2000-09-26)
Frontiers in boundary layer lubrication films
Boundary lubrication is re-emerging as a topic of interest and importance as recent events highlight the need for energy efficiency and durability of engines and machineries in our increasingly technologically demanding society. (2006-02-10)
'Elegance and Enigma'
Quantum mechanics is one of mankind's most remarkable intellectual achievements. (2011-08-05)
Modelling virtual dogs: It's a walk in the park!
Dog walking is a national pastime, but how does your dog walk? (2006-04-04)
Seismological Society of America awards top honor to James R. Rice
The Seismological Society of America will present its highest honor, the Harry Field Reid Medal, to James R. (2013-04-04)
Quantum paradox directly observed -- a milestone in quantum mechanics
In quantum mechanics, a vanguard of physics where science often merges into philosophy, much of our understanding is based on conjecture and probabilities, but a group of researchers in Japan has moved one of the fundamental paradoxes in quantum mechanics into the lab for experimentation and observed some of the (2009-03-04)
Rutgers researchers 'rewrite the book' in quantum statistical physics
An important part of the decades-old assumption thought to be essential for quantum statistical physics is being challenged by researchers at Rutgers University and colleagues in Germany and Italy. (2006-02-09)
Physicists at UC Santa Barbara make discovery in quantum mechanics
Physicists at UC Santa Barbara have made an important advance in quantum mechanics using a superconducting electrical circuit. (2009-09-23)
'Blurred times' in a quantum world
When measuring time, we normally assume that clocks do not affect space and time, and that time can be measured with infinite accuracy at nearby points in space. (2017-03-09)
Quantum mechanics are complex enough, for now...
Physicists have searched for deviations from standard quantum mechanics, testing whether quantum mechanics requires a more complex set of mathematical rules. (2017-04-21)
Reconcilable differences: Study uncovers the common ground of scientific opposites
Princeton University researchers developed a mathematical framework that strips away the differences between scientific laws and theories to reveal how the ideas are compatible. (2013-01-30)
Discover the mathematical foundations of quantum mechanics in this newly published book
The book gives a self-contained treatment of the mathematical foundations of quantum mechanics, assuming only the mathematical sophistication usually acquired in undergraduate mathematics or physics education. (2015-02-22)
U of Toronto experiment named top breakthrough of 2011 by Physics World
Aephraim Steinberg and colleagues at the Center for Quantum Information and Quantum Control at the University of Toronto had the top physics breakthrough of the year according to Physics World magazine. (2011-12-15)
A nanoclutch for nanobots
Chinese researchers have designed and tested simulations of a (2012-05-24)
Escaping gravity's clutches: The black hole breakout
New research by scientists at the University of York gives a fresh perspective on the physics of black holes. (2011-08-10)
String field theory could be the foundation of quantum mechanics
Scientists propose a link between string field theory and quantum mechanics that could open the door to using string field theory as the basis of all physics. (2014-11-03)
Curtains down for the black hole firewall paradox
Research by scientists at the University of York has revealed new insights into the life and death of black holes. (2013-03-06)
Elsevier announces the launch of a new journal: Extreme Mechanics Letters
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of a new journal: Extreme Mechanics Letters. (2014-11-27)
Elsevier announces the launch of a new journal: Extreme Mechanics Letters
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of a new journal: Extreme Mechanics Letters. (2014-12-08)
Mechanical engineering professor at UH recognized for dedicated service
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has awarded Lewis Wheeler, a mechanical engineering professor at the University of Houston, the Dedicated Service Award for his leadership to the applied mechanics division. (2005-02-25)
Springer editor Alexander Guz wins prestigious award
Alexander Nikolaevich Guz has been awarded the 2007 Blaise Pascal Medal in Materials Science for (2007-12-13)
Quantum link to memory
Quantum mechanics could be used to describe the way memory works and revolutionize the way we think about the human mind, a Queensland University of Technology researcher says. (2009-04-29)
Carnegie Mellon mathematics professor wins Agostinelli Prize
Carnegie Mellon University Mathematical Sciences Professor Morton Gurtin is this year's winner of the $13,000 (2001-07-25)
New computational method for the simulation of solids aids in prediction of fracture
The discipline of fracture mechanics is required only because of the limitations of continuum mechanics. (2015-08-27)
University Of Warwick Physics Doctoral Student Bends Time To Prove Einstein Was Right
A research student at the University of Warwick has produced a doctoral thesis which could reunite Einstein's general theory of relativity with the seemingly incompatible theory of quantum mechanics. (1997-06-23)
Researchers reveal new information and knowledge in applied mechanics
In World Scientific's latest book edited by professor Liu Zishun, 'Frontiers of Applied Mechanics,' more than 60 of the world's leading researchers and academics in applied mechanics from more than 33 top institutions in China, Singapore, Australia and Hong Kong cover the classical branches in applied mechanics such as solid mechanics, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, and material science. (2015-01-01)
Bulk metallic glasses
This special issue is a representative review of the most important research results of the key research groups in China. (2008-03-11)
Extending Einstein
Physicists at the University of Calgary and at the Institute for Quantum Computing in Waterloo have published new research in Nature Physics which builds on the original ideas of Einstein and adds a new ingredient: a third entangled particle. (2012-12-14)
Influenza researcher Yoshihiro Kawaoka wins Breakthrough Award
The University of Wisconsin-Madison's Yoshihiro Kawaoka has been recognized as a 2014 Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award recipient for his efforts to understand and prevent pandemic influenza. (2014-10-07)
Q is for quantum and 'Q-life'
As the world celebrates Charles Darwin, who was born 200 years ago, physicists can be forgiven a certain jealousy at the spotlight being placed on his profound legacy. (2009-07-07)
Can we detect quantum behavior in viruses?
A German-Spanish research group, split between the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics in Garching and the Institute of Photonic Sciences, is using the principles of an iconic quantum mechanics thought experiment -- Schrödinger's superpositioned cat -- to test for quantum properties in objects composed of as many as one billion atoms, possibly including the flu virus. (2010-03-11)
New computational method for the simulation of solids aids in prediction of fracture
Parting with the classical continuum concepts of stress and strain, a new approach called the peridynamic method has been developed. (2015-10-12)
New simulator is next step on the road to developing quantum computers
Scientists have proven theoretically a novel way to build a simulator that can recreate the way atoms and particles behave in a quantum system, says research published today. (2006-11-26)
Quantum causal relations: A causes B causes A
A deeply rooted concept in everyday life is causality; the idea that events in the present are caused by events in the past and, in turn, act as causes for what happens in the future. (2012-10-02)
Hassan Aref receives the G. I. Taylor Medal for research
Virginia Tech Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics Hassan Aref has been named the recipient of the G. (2011-01-03)
Biomechanics - improving lives, providing insight for medical practice
Biomechanics is a growing field that is providing further knowledge into such medical matters as how the human heart beats. (2006-04-18)
Fatigue contributing factor in kid's pitching injuries
Shoulder and elbow injuries in adolescent pitchers are becoming more and more prevalent each year. (2016-03-05)
Method found to 'purify' partially entangled states
Entanglement, the bizarre quantum mechanical connection that can exist between particles, is an essential component in many quantum information processing applications. (2001-02-20)
Uncertainties exist in all research areas
The book serves as an introductory book for researchers in various areas who have been doing research on deterministic dynamical systems and want to introduce stochastic elements into their research. (2016-10-11)
Breaking the limits of classical physics
With simple arguments, researchers show that nature is complicated! Researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute have made a simple experiment that demonstrates that nature violates common sense. (2012-06-07)
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