Archive for the ‘Cherry pickin'’ Category

Flash ‘n’ cash

Saturday, January 3rd, 2009

The best of the rest from the physics arXiv:

The Hydrodynamics of Swimming Microorganisms

Trapping Ccold Atoms Using Surface-Grown Carbon Nanotubes

Solution of Peter Winkler’s Pizza Problem

Innovative In Silico Approaches to Address Avian Flu Using Grid Technology

Quantum Generalized Reed-Solomon Codes: Unified Framework for Quantum MDS Codes

Hot ‘n’ quick

Saturday, December 20th, 2008

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

Probing the Membrane Potential of Living Cells by Dielectric Spectroscopy

Selective Optical Charge Generation, Storage and Readout in a Single Self Assembled Quantum Dot

Quantum Vacuum Experiments Using High Intensity Lasers

The Hydrodynamics of Swimming Microorganisms

Similar is Better: Speed Variability Reduces Traffic Flow

Hertz ‘n’ pain

Saturday, December 13th, 2008

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

Molecular Signatures in the Near Infrared Dayside Spectrum of HD 189733b

A New Metric for Robustness with Respect to Virus Spread

Combining Chromosomal Arm Status and Significantly Aberrant Genomic Locations Reveals New Cancer Subtypes

Ultracold Molecules: Vehicles to Scalable Quantum Information Processing

Ten New and Updated Multi-planet Systems, and a Survey of Exoplanetary Systems

Secrets ‘n’ lies

Saturday, December 6th, 2008

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

Grain Size Dependence of Barchan Dune Dynamics

On the History of Geometrization of Space-time: From Minkowski to Finsler Geometry

Graviton, Ghost and Instanton Condensation on Horizon Scale of the Universe. Dark Energy as a Macroscopic Effect of Quantum Gravity

The Upper Atmosphere of HD17156b

Nano-Scale Brushes: How to Build a Smart Surface Coating

Identifying the Potential Biosphere of Mars

The Muisca Calendar: An Approximation to the Timekeeping System of the Ancient Native People of the Northeastern Andes of Colombia

Deuterium Microbomb Rocket Propulsion

Chit ‘n’ chatter

Saturday, November 29th, 2008

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

Recent Developments in Superstatistics

Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics: a Critical Survey

Introduction to Protein Folding for Physicists

Heat Flow of the Earth and Resonant Capture of Solar 57-Fe Axions

Large-Scale Cosmic Flows and Moving Dark Energy

Search ‘n’ hide

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

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

Quantifying Evolvability in Small Biological Networks

Experimental Verification of Broadband Cloaking using a Volumetric Cloak Composed of Periodically Stacked Cylindrical Transmission-Line Networks

The Primordial Helium Abundance

Where Are All the Young Stars in Aquila?

The Big Bounce in Rainbow Universe

Cloak ‘n’ dagger

Saturday, November 15th, 2008

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

Acoustic Noise in Deep Ice and Environmental Conditions at the South Pole

Gravitational Strings. Do We See One?

Computer Simulations of Pulsatile Human Blood Flow Through 3D-Models of the Human Aortic Arch, Vessels of Simple Geometry and a Bifurcated Artery: Investigation of Blood Viscosity and Turbulent Effects 

Colossal Dielectric Constant up to GHz at Room Temperature

De Broglie-Bohm Pilot-Wave Theory: Many Worlds in Denial?

Orbits ‘n’ obits

Saturday, November 8th, 2008

The best of the rest from the physcis arXiv:

Non-Invasive Glucose Monitoring Techniques: A review and Current Trends

Very Slow Surface Plasmons: Theory and Practice

Cosmological Electromagnetic Fields and Dark Energy

MMOGs as Social Experiments: the Case of Environmental Laws

De Broglie-Bohm Pilot-Wave Theory: Many Worlds in Denial?

Web Usage Analysis: New Science Indicators and Co-usage

Booms ‘n’ busts

Saturday, November 1st, 2008

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

FeTe as a Candidate Material for New Iron-based Superconductor

Selective Atomic Heating in Plasmas: Implications for Quantum Theory

Can a Microscopic Stochastic Model Explain the Emergence of Pain Cycles in Patients?

The Transmission Sense of Information

Stirring Astronomy into Theology: Sir Isaac Newton on the Date of the Passion of Christ

Beacons ‘n’ torches

Saturday, October 25th, 2008

The best of the rest from the physics arXiv:

Rapid Sequencing of Individual DNA Molecules in Graphene Nanogaps

Proving Inflation: A Bootstrap Approach

The Straw Man of Quantum Physics

Quantum Big Bounce

Star Formation in the Multiverse