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Next Generation: 5 Ways Science Classes Will Change - Jan 19, 2014

Released April 2013, the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) draw on decades of education research, aiming to improve U.S. students' performance in STEM (science-technology-engineering-math) subjects.

Toward Perfect Control of Light Waves - Jan 19, 2014

A team at the Laboratory for Attosecond Physics (LAP) in Garching (Germany) has constructed a detector, which provides a detailed picture of the waveforms of femtosecond laser pulses (1 fs = 10-15 seconds).

published by ScienceNews

First Video of Ball Lightning - Jan 19, 2014

Researchers in China have captured, for the first time, an instance of ball lightning, on digital video along with spectrographs.

published by Physics.org

Environmentally friendly cement is stronger than ordinary cement - Sep 17, 2013

New research from the Niels Bohr Institute shows that cement made with waste ash from sugar production is stronger than ordinary cement.

published by Niels Bohr Institute

Viewpoint: New Particle Hints at Four-Quark Matter - Jun 17, 2013

Two experiments have detected the signature of a new particle, which may combine quarks in a way not seen before.

published by American Physical Society

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