NASA is open for business again. With the US government shutdown officially over, space agency employees are trickling back in to the many NASA centers spread throughout the country.
GP Strategies Corporation has announced that its Alternative Fuels business unit has signed a multimillion-dollar contract to design and construct thirteen liquefied natural gas fueling stations for UPS across the US.
A new paper describes how to use environmental measurements to gain information about a quantum system that would otherwise be unavailable. K. W. Murch, S. J. Weber, C. Macklin, and I. Siddiqi controlled a superconducting quantum system called a transmon by performing measurements on the cavity in which it resided.
High Temperature Superconductor (HTS) current leads are the components that transmit the large currents from room-temperature power supplies to very low-temperature superconducting coils.
About half the world's plant species are estimated to be under threat of extinction, and Australia is home to 14 percent of them. It is now hoped a cryogenic storage unit can protect Australia's native plants forever.
The first US flag vessel to be operated on liquefied natural gas uses valves supplied by Bestobell Valves (CSA CSM). Globe and check valves were supplied as part of the LNGPac fuel system through the company’s preferred supplier agreement with Wärtsilä Gas Power Systems (GPS).
A Binghamton University scientist and his international colleagues report on the successful synthesis of the first superconductor designed entirely on the computer. Their findings were published in Physical Review Letters.
On October 8 François Englert of Belgium and Peter Higgs of Britain were awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in physics for their theoretical discoveries on how subatomic particles acquire mass.