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  • Neutrons reveal ‘quantum tunnelling’ on graphene enables the birth of stars
    26.02.2017ILL, FranceNeutrons reveal ‘quantum tunnelling’ on graphene enables the birth of stars

    For the first time ever, this study showed ‘quantum tunnelling’ in these systems, allowing the H atoms bound to C atoms to explore relatively long distances at temperatures as low as those in interstitial clouds.

  • Registrations open for CETS2017
    26.02.2017SINE2020Registrations open for CETS2017

    Learn about neutron scattering and how you can benefit from using neutrons on 8 – 12 May 2017 at the 11th Central European Training School on neutron techniques in Budapest. Apply by March 15. Grants available.

  • HZB BER II - Call for Proposals 2017_II
    22.02.2017HZB, GermanyHZB BER II - Call for Proposals 2017_II

    The deadline for submitting your HZB Beamtime Applications for projects to be carried out in the second half year 2017 is 1 MARCH 2017, 23:59 (CET).

  • 22.02.2017From: CERIC-ERICCERIC Call for Proposal Now Open
    CERIC Call for Proposal Now Open

    CERIC-ERIC is launching its seventh call for proposals, with a two-steps deadline option: March 1 and March 30.

  • 21.02.2017From: NeutronSourcesNew profile on the Women in Science pages: Flora Meilleur
    New profile on the Women in Science pages: Flora Meilleur

    Flora Meilleur is a structural biologist – she is interested in the structure of biomolecules, specifically of proteins. Since 2007 she held a joint faculty position between the Oak Ridge Neutron Sciences Directorate and North Carolina State University (NCSU). In July 2015, she was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure.

  • 16.02.2017From: ANSTO, AustraliaResearch clarifies origin of microstructures in rock found deep in the Earth’s crust and mantle
    Research clarifies origin of microstructures in rock found deep in the Earth’s crust and mantle

    ANSTO has collaborated on research with Macquarie University to clarify the origin of microstructures in metamorphic rock found deep in the Earth’s crust and mantle impacted by mineral-bearing fluids.

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