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Do we live in a computer simulation? Researchers say idea can be tested

A decade ago, a British philosopher put forth the notion that the universe we live in might in fact be a computer simulation run by our descendants. While that seems far-fetched, perhaps even incomprehensible, a team of physicists at the University of Washington has come up with a potential test to see if the idea holds water.

Dec 10th, 2012

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Metal strengthens double bond

Be it margarine, chemical fertilizers or plastic cups: The chemical principle of catalysis plays an important role in the production of various products.

Dec 9th, 2012

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Research on nano-mechanics gains ground at Max-Planck

The Max Planck Institute for Iron Research has established a new department "Structure and Nano-/Micromechanics of Materials" that aims at understanding the local mechanical properties of materials by employing mechanical testing and microstructural characterization methods with high spatial resolution.

Dec 7th, 2012

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