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A Star Wars laser bullet - this is what it really looks like

Tests of a new compact high-power laser have given researchers the opportunity to film the passage of an ultrashort laser pulse through the air. The film shows the journey of a light projectile at an extremely slow rate, similar to that watched on cinema screens by science-fiction aficionados.

Posted: Oct 22nd, 2014

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Cooling to almost absolute zerowith molecules

An international team of scientists have become the first ever researchers to successfully reach temperatures below minus 272.15 degrees Celsius - only just above absolute zero - using magnetic molecules.

Posted: Oct 22nd, 2014

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Researchers patent a nanofluid that improves heat conductivity

Scientists have developed and patented a nanofluid improving thermal conductivity at temperatures up to 400 C without assuming an increase in costs or a remodeling of the infrastructure. This progress has important applications in sectors such as chemical, petrochemical and energy, thus becoming a useful technology in all industrial applications using heat transfer systems such as solar power plants, nuclear power plants, combined-cycle power plants and heating, among other.

Posted: Oct 21st, 2014

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