Archive for the ‘Cherry pickin'’ Category

Chops ‘n’ changes

Saturday, March 14th, 2009

The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week:

A Short History of Hindu Astronomy & Ephemeris

Time Asymmetries in Extensive air Showers: A Novel Method to Identify UHECR species

The Digital Restoration of Da Vinci’s Sketches

Physics of the Shannon Limits

Astronomy, Topography and Dynastic History in the Age of the Pyramids

Sheets ‘n’ pillows

Saturday, March 7th, 2009

The best of the rest from the physics arXiv this week:

Alkali-Helium Snowball Complexes Formed on Helium Nanodroplets

Holo-Television System with a Single Plane

Towards a Quantum Fluid Mechanical Theory of Turbulence

Social Networking: An Astronomer’s Field Guide

Single-Particle Foucault Oscillator Powered by Laser

Spiders ”n’ Mars

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

The best of the rest from the physics arXiv this week:

Discovery of the Arsenic Isotope

The Origin of the Universe as Revealed Through the Polarization of the Cosmic Microwave Background

Chemical Self Assembly of Graphene Sheets

Pricing Strategies for Viral Marketing on Social Networks

Scale Invariance, Bounded Rationality and Non-Equilibrium Economics

Adding ‘n’ tangling

Saturday, February 21st, 2009

The best of the rest from the physics arXiv this week:

Hydrogen Storage by Polylithiated Molecules and Nanostructures

Physical Properties of Biological Membranes

A Brief Overview of the Major Contribution to Physics by Landau

New Worlds: Evaluating Terrestrial Planets as Astrophysical Objects

A Recursive Threshold Visual Cryptography Scheme

Tradition Versus Fashion in Consumer Choice

A New, Enhanced Diamond Single Photon Emitter in the Near Infra-Red

Swings ‘n’ roundabouts

Saturday, February 14th, 2009

The best of the rest from the physics arXiv this week:

Black Hole Hair Removal

Quantum Critical Analog of Cloud Chamber

Tsetse Fly Population Outcomes for a Number of Aerial Spray Scenarios at Different Temperatures

Self Collimation of Ultrasound in a 3D Sonic Crystal

Some Reports of Snowfall from Fog During the UK Winter of 2008/09

Terror ‘n’ terroir

Saturday, February 7th, 2009

The best of the rest from the physics arXiv this week:

Striped Superconductors: How the Cuprates Intertwine Spin, Charge and Superconducting Orders

Measuring Accurately Liquid and Tissue Surface Tension with a Compression Plate Tensiometer

Structure and Evolution of the Foreign Exchange Networks

The Minimal Temperature of Quantum Refrigerators

Comparing Bird and Human Soaring Strategies

The Puzzle of Neutron Lifetime

Beats ‘n’ bars

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

The best of the rest from the physics arXiv this week:

Natural Selection Maximizes Fisher Information

Carbon Nanotubes in Biology and Medicine: in vitro and in vivo Detection, Imaging and Drug Delivery

Ultracold Molecules: New Probes on the Variation of Fundamental Constants

Can Quantum Mechanics be an Emergent Phenomenon?

Using Kolmogorov Complexity for Understanding Some Limitations on Steganography

Holes ‘n’ moles

Saturday, January 24th, 2009

The best of the rest from the physics arXiv this week:

Naked-Eye Optical Flash from GRB 080319B

Neural Networks as Dynamical Systems

Predator-Prey Model for Stock Market Fluctuations

Reverse Doppler Effect of Sound

Particle-Unparticle Duality in Super-Relativity

Tango ‘n’ foxtrot

Saturday, January 17th, 2009

The best of the rest from the physics arXiv this week:

The Chemical Diversity of Comets

A Mathematical Proof of The Existence of Trends in Financial Time Series

The WMAP Cold Spot

Why Do Dolphins Form Mixed-Species Associations in the Azores?

New Kinds of Quantum Statistics

Ohms ‘n’ bytes

Saturday, January 10th, 2009

The best of the rest fromthe physics arXiv this week:

Folding@Home and Genome@Home: Using Distributed Computing to Tackle Previously Intractable Problems in Computational Biology

Dark Matter — a Review

Sociology of Modern Cosmology

Writing Electronic Devices on Paper with Carbon Nanotube Ink

Cloud Computing and Grid Computing 360-Degree Compared