Scientists Trap Antimatter For a Record Breaking 16 Minutes

Scientists working on the Antihydrogen Laser Physics Apparatus (ALPHA) near Geneva, Switzerland did something no other scientists have done. They stored atoms of antihydrogen for 1000 seconds (~16 minutes) which is 10,000 times longer than they've ever done before. By trapping and observing antimatter for that long,… » 5/03/11 11:40pm 5/03/11 11:40pm

The Thinking Cap Is No Longer Just an Expression

Scientists continue the important work of turning phrases of speech into actual things! In this case, from Australian researchers Allan Snyder and Richard Chi comes a genuine thinking cap that uses 10 to 15 minutes of low-level electrical pulses to stimulate "new modes of thinking" in patients. Slap an Orioles logo on… » 2/10/11 9:00pm 2/10/11 9:00pm