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Volume 11, Number 18
April 30, 2012


Physical sciences
Technology
Life sciences
Neuroscience, psychology, behavior
Health and medicine
Physical sciences

Classification of Seyfert galaxies
Dark matter
Quantum wave functions
Satellite galaxy problem for dark matter
Early galaxy initial mass functions

Technology

Quantum computing

Life sciences

Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior

Health and medicine



Physical sciences


Classification of Seyfert galaxies

References:
  1. April 24, 2012 - A new paradigm for active galactic nuclei
Technical papers:
  1. The Link Between the Hidden Broad Line Region and the Accretion Rate in Seyfert 2 Galaxies - also here
Background


Dark matter

References:
  1. April 24, 2012 - Gamma rays hint at dark matter
Technical papers:
  1. A Tentative Gamma-Ray Line from Dark Matter Annihilation at the Fermi Large Area Telescope
Background


Quantum wave functions

References:
  1. April 25, 2012 - Does the quantum wave function represent reality?
Technical papers:
  1. Is a System's Wave Function in One-to-One Correspondence with Its Elements of Reality?
Background


Satellite galaxy problem for dark matter

References:
  1. April 25, 2012 - Do the Milky Way's companions spell trouble for dark matter?
  2. April 30, 2012 - Huge "Structure" of Satellites Found Orbiting Milky Way
Technical papers:
  1. The VPOS: a vast polar structure of satellite galaxies, globular clusters and streams around the Milky Way
Background, Background


Early galaxy initial mass functions

References:
  1. April 25, 2012 - Galaxies Defy Astronomers' Expectations
  2. April 26, 2012 - Under 'dark halo' old galaxies have many more stars
Technical papers:
  1. Systematic variation of the stellar initial mass function in early-type galaxies
Background, Background



Technology


Quantum computing

References:
  1. April 25, 2012 - Physicists benchmark quantum simulator with hundreds of qubits - also here
  2. April 26, 2012 - Researchers claim quantum breakthrough
Technical paper:
  1. NIST Physicists Benchmark Quantum Simulator with Hundreds of Qubits
Background



Life sciences



Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior



Health and medicine


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