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Getting a Big Look at Tiny Particles
2 years ago

Getting a Big Look at Tiny Particles

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

At the turn of the 20th century, scientists discovered that atoms were composed of smaller particles. They found that inside each atom, negatively charged electrons orbit a nucleus made of …
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Modeling the Origin Story of the Elements
2 years ago

Modeling the Origin Story of the Elements

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

Written by: Sean M. Simoneau, simoneausm@ornl.gov, 865.241.0709

More than 1800 years ago, Chinese astronomers puzzled over the sudden appearance of a bright “guest star” in the sky, unaware that they …
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