Physics

A small fraction of muons can even penetrate the Earth’s surface and travel several kilometers through rock and ice.
by MIT
9:28am
11.21.2017
Electronic devices such as computers generate heat that mostly goes to waste. Physicists have found a way to use this energy.
by Bielefeld University
12:20pm
11.20.2017
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This is the first experiment to use laboratory equipment – rather than astronomical observations – to investigate this type of axion.
by University of Sussex
2:43pm
11.15.2017
A lab has made a molecule that gains magnetic strength through an unusual way of controlling the spins of unpaired electrons.
by University Of Wisconsin-Madison
4:08pm
11.13.2017
Future quantum computers will be able to solve problems where conventional computers fail today.
by University of Innsbruck
9:34am
11.7.2017
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An experimental set-up allows the X-ray structure determination of biomolecules with far smaller samples and shorter exposure times than before.
by Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY)
2:02pm
11.3.2017
Researchers in Singapore use a super-resolution imaging technique to strengthen photon interaction with atoms.
by Centre For Quantum Technologies At The National University Of Singapore
3:01pm
10.31.2017
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Levitated nanomagnets are a new experimental research field for physicists.
by University of Innsbruck
1:55pm
10.27.2017
Taking black holes (as a real object) as a test material, scientists found out that a popular theory of gravity is not applicable to the real world.
by URAL Federal University
10:18am
10.27.2017
Research published in Nature Physics sheds light on unexpected physical phenomena in a material built with the most symmetrical molecule found in nature.
by International School for Advanced Studies
12:28pm
10.25.2017
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Quantum field theory provides a unifying language that describes a wide variety of systems in nature across many energy scales.
by Swansea University
1:11pm
10.20.2017
The equally spaced frequencies resemble the teeth of a comb.
by Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
9:39am
10.18.2017
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The technique allows researchers to selectively dampen noise at various frequencies by adjusting the distance between noise-diffusing elements.
by American Institute of Physics
7:00am
10.18.2017
Precisely measuring magnetic properties of electrons flowing across the surface of quantum materials could open a path to next-generation electronics.
by Oak Ridge National Laboratory
12:22pm
10.16.2017
One persistent mystery about metallic glasses occurs at the so-called "glass transition."
by California Institute of Technology
9:07am
10.10.2017
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UC Riverside research invokes quantum mechanical processes that occur when two atomically thin materials are stacked together.
by University Of California - Riverside
4:39pm
10.9.2017
The modes of a laser resonator are three-dimensional.
by Cornell University
11:09am
10.6.2017
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In a new design for an atomic clock, strontium atoms are packed into a tiny 3D cube at 1,000 times the density of previous 1D clocks.
by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
8:00am
10.6.2017
Crystalline tungsten shows insight and promise in addressing the challenges of electrical interconnects that have high resistivity at the nanoscale.
by American Institute of Physics
12:09pm
10.4.2017
Electrons are an elementary component of our world and determine many of the properties of solids and liquids.
by Imperial College London
9:15am
10.4.2017
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This finding should help unravel the mechanisms behind the formation of prebiotic molecules.
by Hokkaido University
6:30am
10.2.2017
The experiment enables the exploration of a model describing how quantum behaviors give rise to superconductivity.
by Princeton University
1:36pm
9.29.2017
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Generating terahertz radiation from water was previously thought to be impossible.
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3:05pm
9.28.2017
Physicists produced a quantitatively accurate model of the impact of these Alfvén waves on high-energy deuterium beams in the DIII-D tokamak.
by Raphael Rosen, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
10:23am
9.14.2017
Flames contain charged ions and electrons, which can be manipulated using electricity.
by KAUST
9:00am
9.13.2017
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Scientists have succeeded in dramatically improving the quality of individual photons generated by a quantum system.
by University of Basel
10:18am
9.12.2017
Controlling this response is crucial to many applications, including 3D printing.
by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office
3:13pm
9.11.2017
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The basic principle of laser acceleration seems quite simple: A bundled, ultra-strong laser beam hits a trace of gas, which instantly creates plasma.
by Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf
2:33pm
9.8.2017
The simulations approximate kinetic effects in a fluid code, which treats plasma as a flowing liquid.
by Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
2:30pm
9.8.2017
A possible explanation for this surprising anomaly is that light photons are transformed into hypothetical weakly-interacting particles.
by Scuola Internazionale Superiore Di Studi Avanzati
1:25pm
9.7.2017
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