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Smart mud to smooth the way for drilling wells
30-September-2018

A comprehensive model for simulating mudcake growth during oil extraction could transform well-drilling protocols.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Cryptic coral reef creatures show cross-shelf biodiversity patterns
30-September-2018

Composition in cryptic fauna assemblages changes across a shelf gradient, a recent study of the Red Sea shows.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Attempting to tame plasmas in fusion
30-September-2018

A numerical study reveals how to reduce instabilities in the complex flow of plasma in converging geometry of particles in fusion reactions.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Simulations uncover why some supernova explosions produce so much manganese and nickel
27-September-2018

Researchers have found white dwarf stars with masses close to the maximum stable mass are likely to produce large amounts of manganese, iron, and nickel after it orbits another star and explodes.

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Contact: Motoko Kakubayashi Institution: Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU)
 
Hyper Suprime-Cam Survey reveals detailed dark matter map of the Universe
26-September-2018

Einstein’s general theory of relativity has helped an international team of researchers measure the lumpiness of dark matter in our Universe today by analyzing images of 10 million distant galaxies, and further use it to understand dark energy.

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Contact: Motoko Kakubayashi Institution: Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU)
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