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Physics and Astronomy News Archive: October 2006

Image: A boost for solar cells with photon fusion
A boost for solar cells with photon fusion
Source: Max Planck Society   Posted: 10/15/06
Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research in Mainz have developed a process with which longwave light from a normal light source can be converted to shortwave light.

Image: Physicists make atomic clock breakthrough
Physicists make atomic clock breakthrough
Source: UNR   Posted: 10/15/06
Making atomic clocks even more accurate? That is exactly what the team of scientists from University of Navada set out to do.

Image: UCF, UCLA Astronomers First to Measure Night and Day on Extrasolar Planet
UCF, UCLA Astronomers First to Measure Night and Day on Extrasolar Planet
Source: UCF   Posted: 10/15/06
Astronomers have made the first direct observation of distinct day and night temperatures on a planet orbiting another star.

Image: Saturns Rings Show Evidence of a Modern-Day Collision
Saturns Rings Show Evidence of a Modern-Day Collision
Source: JPL/NASA   Posted: 10/15/06
Scientists with NASA's Cassini mission have spied a new, continuously changing feature that provides circumstantial evidence that a comet or asteroid recently collided with Saturn's innermost ring, the faint D ring.







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