Scientists: Reactions in space are "cheating" laws of physics

07/3/2013 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Scientists have found that chemical reactions in very cold areas of space are "cheating" the laws of physics through a phenomenon called quantum tunneling. Such reactions had been thought to be impossible, but the study found that reactions within cold interstellar gas actually happen 50 times faster than at room temperature.

View Full Article in:

Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Senior ELL Technical Assistance and Curriculum Specialist (8270)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Technical Assistance Consultant (8336)
Am
Chicago, IL
Technical Assistance Associate (8330)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
San Francisco Unified is Accepting Applications for 2015-16!
San Francisco Unified school District
San Frnacisco, CA
San Francisco Unified is Accepting Applications for 2015-16!
San Francisco Unified School District
San Francisco, CA