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Using theories and experiments, researchers show how apples get their distinct cusp-shaped characteristics – sciencedaily

Apples are among the oldest and most recognizable fruits in the world. But have you ever really thought about the shape of an apple? Apples are relatively spherical, except for that characteristic dimple at the top where the stem grows….

National Physical Laboratory Announces Appointment of New Chairman of the Board of Directors of NPL Management Ltd

Today, the National Physics Laboratory (NPL) and the Economic, Energy and Industrial Strategy Department (BEIS) announce the appointment of Professor Graeme Reid as the new chair of the NPL Management Consulting Ltd (NPLML). Graeme is professor of science and research…

Boshell Foundation Virtual Conference: Color in Ancient Mediterranean Sculpture

Ancient Etruscan When they were created, ancient Greek, Etruscan, and Roman sculptures did not have the appearance we see them in museums today. Their surfaces, now mostly ordinary marble, were rather enriched with layers of paint. Polychromy, a term derived…

Four Los Alamos researchers named 2021 Laboratory Fellows

Newswise – Los Alamos, NM, September 30, 2021 – Four researchers were named 2021 Los Alamos National Laboratory Fellows: Baolian Cheng, Elizabeth Hunke, David A. Smith and Blas Uberuaga. “To be a member of the lab is to be a…

Staff Fellow – Electromagnetic Laboratory and Modeling Research (ACS) with the FDA – Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH)

Ad number: CDRH-OSEL-DBP-005 Position Title : Staff Fellow – Electromagnetic Laboratory and Modeling Research Job information: This position will be filled using the authority of Title 42 (g). Full time – Service except Limited to 3 years. After the completion…

Slingshot Aerospace launches educational space simulation tool, Slingshot Laboratory – SatNews

Slingshot Aerospace, Inc. debuted on Slingshot lab, an intuitive and interactive spatial simulation tool designed from the ground up to put understanding of space at your fingertips, regardless of technical expertise, this offer is now available to customers. The Slingshot…

Four Los Alamos researchers named 2021 lab fellows – Los Alamos Reporter

The 2021 Los Alamos National Laboratory Fellows are: Elizabeth Hunke and Baolian Cheng, top row, and David A. Smith and Blas Uberuaga, bottom row. Photo courtesy of LANL LANL PRESS RELEASE Four researchers were named 2021 Los Alamos National Laboratory…

Stawell’s Underground Physics Lab to End in December | The Stawell Times-News

reserved for subscribers, With COVID-19 affecting nearly every aspect of life in Australia over the past 20 months, completing a major technical and scientific development has come with an additional set of challenges. But despite the challenges, the Stawell Underground…

Discover SpaceX Inspiration4 Experiences

On Saturday, four explorers descended off the coast of Florida after spending three days circling the planet. Like the crews that have circled the Earth before them, they spent part of their time taking advantage of the rare opportunity to…

Social inequality leads to vandalism in experiments – sciencedaily

Social inequalities can encourage collective violence in an experimental setting, finds a new study by UCL researchers. The project, funded by the Nuffield Foundation, was conceived in the aftermath of the London riots in 2011, when researchers sought to understand…