Monthly Archives: November 2010

Foland and Shelton, “Why is Europe so efficient at producing scientific papers?”

The total number of Europe scientific papers in 2007 has resulted from an investment of only $1.1 million, but the same amount of papers will cost US about $1.8 million (and China about the same).  Why the EU is so efficient in paper … Continue reading

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Gianfranco Bertone, “The moment of truth for WIMP Dark Matter”

Gianfranco Bertone, “The moment of truth for WIMP Dark Matter,” ArXiv, Nov. 17, 2010 [Nature 468: 389–393, 18 November 2010], tell us everything we want to know about WIMP particles as candidates for dark matter. Let us summarize the paper. We know … Continue reading

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Quantum computers protected by space-time cloaking devices

Quantum computers are very fragile devices, the accidental observation of any quantum property can disrupt calculations before they have been completed. ¿Could a quantum computer be hidden inside a protecting spatiotemporal cloaking device? Such is the proposal of Ortwin Hess, a researcher … Continue reading

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