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A further step towards reliable quantum computation
A team of physicists from the University of Vienna and the Austrian Academy of Sciences introduces a novel technique to detect entanglement even in large-scale quantum systems with unprecedented efficiency. (2019-06-25)
Helping physics teachers who don't know physics
A shortage of high school physics teachers has led to teachers with little-to-no training taking over physics classrooms, reports show. (2019-06-25)
Algorithm designed to map universe, solve mysteries
Cornell University researchers have developed an algorithm designed to visualize models of the universe in order to solve some of physics' greatest mysteries. (2019-06-25)
OU physicists show novel Mott state in twisted graphene bilayers at 'magic angle'
A University of Oklahoma physics group sheds light on a novel Mott state observed in twisted graphene bilayers at the 'magic angle' in a recent study just published in Physical Review Letters. (2019-06-19)
Immortal quantum particles
Decay is relentless in the macroscopic world: broken objects do not fit themselves back together again. (2019-06-14)
A microscopic topographic map of cellular function
The flow of traffic through our nation's highways and byways is meticulously mapped and studied, but less is known about how materials in cells travel. (2019-06-12)
Tiny light box opens new doors into the nanoworld
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have discovered a completely new way of capturing, amplifying and linking light to matter at the nanolevel. (2019-06-11)
Researchers uncover a new obstacle to effective accelerator beams
Release proposes explanation for failure to focus accelerator-fired ion beams. (2019-06-06)
Using physics to print living tissue
3D printers can be used to make a variety of useful objects by building up a shape, layer by layer. (2019-06-04)
Breaking the symmetry in the quantum realm
For the first time, researchers have observed a break in a single quantum system. (2019-05-31)
Sound waves bypass visual limitations to recognize human activity
Video cameras continue to gain widespread use, but there are privacy and environmental limitations in how well they work. (2019-05-28)
New measurement device: Carbon dioxide as geothermometer
For the first time it is possible to measure, simultaneously and with extreme precision, four rare molecular variants of carbon dioxide (CO2) using a novel laser instrument. (2019-05-20)
Researchers unravel mechanisms that control cell size
A multidisciplinary team has provided new insight into underlying mechanisms controlling the precise size of cells. (2019-05-16)
Digital quantum simulators can be astonishingly robust
Digital quantum simulators may be used to solve quantum-physical problems in many-body systems, but until now they are drastically limited to small systems and short times. (2019-05-14)
Great chocolate is a complex mix of science, physicists reveal
The science of what makes good chocolate has been revealed by researchers studying a 140-year-old mixing technique. (2019-05-08)
Experimental device generates electricity from the coldness of the universe
A drawback of solar panels is that they require sunlight to generate electricity. (2019-05-06)
Quantum sensor for photons
A photodetector converts light into an electrical signal, causing the light to be lost. (2019-05-03)
Promising material could lead to faster, cheaper computer memory
Currently, information on a computer is encoded by magnetic fields, a process that requires substantial energy and generates waste heat. (2019-05-02)
Searching for lost WWII-era uranium cubes from Germany
In 2013, Timothy Koeth received an extraordinary gift: a heavy metal cube and a crumpled message that read, 'Taken from Germany, from the nuclear reactor Hitler tried to build. (2019-05-01)
Scientists develop new model to describe how bacteria spread in different forms
A new model describing how bacteria spread when moving in two different forms has been published today in the open-access journal eLife. (2019-04-30)
The search for nothing at all
In a new set of results published April 29, 2019 in the journal Nature, Bill Fairbank and his team at Colorado State University have laid the foundation for a single-atom illumination strategy called barium tagging. (2019-04-29)
Liquid crystals in nanopores produce a surprisingly large negative pressure
Negative pressure governs not only the Universe or the quantum vacuum. (2019-04-24)
Water walking -- The new mode of rock skipping
Utah State University's Splash Lab not only reveals the physics of how elastic spheres interact with water, but it also lays the foundation for the future design of water-walking drones. (2019-04-23)
Wakeup call: Pervasiveness of sexual harassment and its effect on female physics students
A recent study revealed that sexual harassment in physics is insidious and experienced at a significantly higher rate than is generally acknowledged. (2019-04-22)
Thermodynamic magic enables cooling without energy consumption
Physicists at the University of Zurich have developed an amazingly simple device that allows heat to flow temporarily from a cold to a warm object without an external power supply. (2019-04-19)
When the physics say 'don't follow your nose'
Engineers at Duke University are developing a smart robotic system for sniffing out pollution hotspots and sources of toxic leaks. (2019-04-18)
University of Barcelona researchers develop new variant of Maxwell's demon at nanoscale
Maxwell's demon is a machine proposed by James Clerk Maxwell in 1897. (2019-04-17)
Quantum simulation more stable than expected
A localization phenomenon boosts the accuracy of solving quantum many-body problems with quantum computers which are otherwise challenging for conventional computers. (2019-04-12)
Amorphous materials will be used in medical and industrial applications
In this particular paper, Dr. Mokshin's group studied the influence of supercooling on the structure and morphology of the crystalline nuclei arising and growing within a liquid metallic film. (2019-04-08)
The cost of computation
There's been a rapid resurgence of interest in understanding the energy cost of computing. (2019-04-08)
Insects in freezing regions have a protein that acts like antifreeze
The power to align water molecules is usually held by ice, which affects nearby water and encourages it to join the ice layer. (2019-04-02)
Turbulences theory closer high-energy physics than previously thought
A new research paper finds the high-energy physics concept of 'un-naturalness' may be applicable to the study of turbulence or that of strongly correlated systems of elementary particles. (2019-04-02)
'Featherweight oxygen' discovery opens window on nuclear symmetry
Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have discovered and characterized a new form of oxygen dubbed 'featherweight oxygen' -- the lightest-ever version of the familiar chemical element oxygen, with only three neutrons to its eight protons. (2019-04-01)
Quantum optical cooling of nanoparticles
One important requirement to see quantum effects is to remove all thermal energy from the particle motion, i.e. to cool it as close as possible to absolute zero temperature. (2019-03-29)
Ferromagnetic nanoparticle systems show promise for ultrahigh-speed spintronics
In the future, ultrahigh-speed spintronics will require ultrafast coherent magnetization reversal within a picosecond. (2019-03-28)
Stanford autonomous car learns to handle unknown conditions
In order to make autonomous cars navigate more safely in difficult conditions -- like icy roads -- researchers are developing new control systems that learn from real-world driving experiences while leveraging insights from physics. (2019-03-27)
Searching for disappeared anti-matter: A successful start to measurements with Belle II
The Belle II detector got off to a successful start in Japan. (2019-03-25)
Bacterial population growth rate linked to how individual cells control their size
Physicists from the University of Pennsylvania have developed a model that describes how individual parameters, like the variability in growth and the timing of cell division, can influence population dynamics in bacteria. (2019-03-25)
Heading towards a tsunami of light
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have proposed a way to create a completely new source of radiation. (2019-03-19)
Artificial intelligence learns to predict elementary particle signals
Scientists from the Higher School of Economics and Yandex have developed a method that accelerates the simulation of processes at the Large Hadron Collider. (2019-03-14)
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