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physics

 [fiz´iks]
the study of the laws and phenomena of nature, especially of forces and general properties of matter and energy.
nuclear physics the study of atomic nuclei and their reactions.
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First of all, when [Otto] Hahn and [Fritz] Strassmann published their paper on fission in uranium (as did [Otto] Frisch and [Lise] Meitner, in even better versions), every nuclear physicist in the world who read the papers knew such a weapon was feasible.
"What they are doing is extremely difficult," says theoretical nuclear physicist Paul-Henri Heenen of Universite libre de Bruxelles in Belgium.
Nuclear physicists have an apt terminology for the entire class of shapes they see in their high-performance computer simulations of neutron stars: nuclear pasta.
Fittingly, the town is named after Soviet nuclear physicist Igor Kurchatov and was once the town was once the centre of operations for the adjoining Semipalatinsk Test Site.
AFORMER CERN nuclear physicist is taking the battle to the hackers after creating an IT security system for small businesses.
"Every now and then AQ Khan pulls a rabbit out of the hat, as when he named some Army generals he had bribed with North Korean money," said Pervez Hoodbhoy, a Pakistani nuclear physicist and defense analyst.
The title comes from a statement by nuclear physicist Niels Bohr, who refused to work on the Manhattan Project and submitted a memo to President Roosevelt in July 1944 warning of the atomic bomb's future as a "perpetual menace to human security." Walker (international relations, U.
A suspect in the 2010 killing of an Iranian nuclear physicist told a court in Tehran he received support from Israeli intelligence, state media claims.
It addresses basic questions about what UFOs are and why they are here and comes from a nuclear physicist and UFO expert who considers our own proximity to interstellar travel and how UFOs may be part of our world.
The bombing, in which eight were wounded, is reported to have targeted Israeli Consul General to Istanbul Moshe Kimche in retaliation for the Mossad's alleged assassination of Iranian nuclear physicist Masoud Ali Muhammedi in Tehran in 2010.Israeli sources relay the Corriere della Sera report further: a number of Hezbollah members who allegedly arrived in Istanbul from Beirut are said to have traced the route Kimche took from his home to the Israeli consulate every day, calculating when to detonate the bomb in Istanbul's Etiler neighborhood.The Turkish daily Hurriyet reports that intelligence sources in Ankara denied Corriere della Sera's report, with one source saying Israel carries out similar disinformation campaigns through newspapers from time to time.
The author, however, was mistaken when she identified David Greenglass as a nuclear physicist. In fact, at the time Greenglass worked at Los Alamos, he was only a high school graduate.
is incorrect," Agvaanluvsan Undraa, Mongolian nuclear physicist and special advisor to Foreign Minister Gombojav Zandanshatar, said at a press conference.