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Burton Richter, Nobel Prize–winning physicist with influence in Washington, D.C., dies
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Radical chain repair: The hydroalkylation of polysubstituted unactivated alkenes
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Anomalous Hall effect derived from multiple Weyl nodes in high-mobility EuTiO3 films
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Optical manipulation of magnetic vortices visualized in situ by Lorentz electron microscopy
Science Magazine Understanding the fundamental dynamics of topological vortex and antivortex naturally formed in microscale/nanoscale ferromagnetic building blocks under external perturbations is crucial to magnetic vortex–based... 19 hours
Hidden CDW states and insulator-to-metal transition after a pulsed femtosecond laser excitation in layered chalcogenide 1T-TaS2-xSex
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Beating the channel capacity limit for superdense coding with entangled ququarts
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New solar sailing technology for NASA
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CALET succeeds in direct measurements of cosmic ray electron spectrum up to 4.8 TeV
PHYS.ORG An international team of researchers extended their results from a previous study to directly measure the cosmic-ray all-electron (electron +... 1 day
Reversing cause and effect is no trouble for quantum computers
PHYS.ORG Watch a movie backwards and you'll likely get confused—but a quantum computer wouldn't. That's the conclusion of researcher Mile Gu at the Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT) at... 1 day
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A physics treasure hidden in a wallpaper pattern
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Scientists answer long-held questions about relaxor ferroelectrics
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Unusual sound waves discovered in quantum liquids
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Exposure to mobile phone radiation may negatively impact memory performance in adolescents
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Researchers raise viability of cloned mice using somatic cell nuclear transfer method
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Complete fly brain imaged at nanoscale resolution
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Abrupt cloud clearing of marine stratocumulus in the subtropical southeast Atlantic
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Fault-tolerant quantum coding
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Cavity-mediated collective spin-exchange interactions in a strontium superradiant laser
Science Magazine Laser-cooled and quantum degenerate atoms are being pursued as quantum simulators and form the basis of today’s most precise sensors. A key challenge toward these goals is to understand and... 2 days
Fault-tolerant detection of a quantum error
Science Magazine A critical component of any quantum error–correcting scheme is detection of errors by using an ancilla system. However, errors occurring in the ancilla can propagate onto the logical qubit, irreversibly corrupting the encoded information. We demonstrate... 2 days
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Scientists surmount epigenetic barriers to cloning with two-pronged approach
PHYS.ORG An international group of researchers have raised the viability of mice that were cloned using a method called somatic cell nuclear transfer, by stimulating two epigenetic factors, and by doing... 2 days
Computer model predicts how fracturing metallic glass releases energy at the atomic level
PHYS.ORG Metallic glasses—alloys lacking the crystalline structure normally found in metals—are an exciting research target for tantalizing applications, including artificial joints and other... 2 days
Mobile phone radiation may affect memory performance in adolescents, study finds
SCIENCE DAILY Radiofrequency electromagnetic fields may have adverse effects on the development of memory performance of specific brain regions exposed during mobile phone use, suggests a recent study... 2 days
Mobile phone radiation may affect memory performance in adolescents
SCIENCE DAILY Radiofrequency electromagnetic fields may have adverse effects on the development of memory performance of specific brain regions exposed during mobile phone use. These are the findings of a study involving... 2 days
CALET succeeds in direct measurements of cosmic-ray electron spectrum up to 4.8 TeV
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have succeeded in the direct, high-precision measurements of cosmic-ray electron spectrum up to 4.8 TeV, based on observations with the Calorimetric... 2 days
Reversing cause and effect is no trouble for quantum computers
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists show that a quantum computer is less in thrall to the arrow of time than a classical computer. 2 days
Computer model predicts how fracturing metallic glass releases energy at the atomic level
SCIENCE DAILY Metallic glasses are an exciting research target, but the difficulties associated with predicting how much energy these materials release when they fracture... 2 days
In a ‘tour de force,’ researchers image an entire fly brain in minute detail
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Complete fly brain imaged at nanoscale resolution
PHYS.ORG Two high-speed electron microscopes. 7,062 brain slices. 21 million images. 2 days
World-first program to stop hacking by supercomputers
PHYS.ORG IT experts at Monash University have devised the world's leading post-quantum secure privacy-preserving algorithm – so powerful it can thwart attacks from supercomputers of the future. 2 days
Researchers to extend service life of nuclear reactors and improve their safety
PHYS.ORG Cooperating with students from the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Russia), scientists from the Kurchatov Institute (Russia) have used new technology to extend the... 2 days
One particle’s trek suggests that ‘spacetime foam’ doesn’t slow neutrinos
SCIENCE-NEWS Neutrinos and light travel at essentially the same speed, as predicted. 2 days
Puzzling results explained—a multiband approach to Coulomb drag and indirect excitons
PHYS.ORG Mystifying experimental results obtained independently by two research groups in the USA seemed to show coupled holes and electrons moving in the opposite direction to theory. 2 days
Electron microscope detector achieves record resolution
PHYS.ORG Electron microscopy has allowed scientists to see individual atoms, but even at that resolution not everything is clear. 2 days
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Physicists Go Small: Let's Put A Particle Accelerator On A Chip
NPR A tiny accelerator could be useful in medicine as well as basic science. Instead of speeding up beams of electrons through giant tunnels, the aim here... 3 days
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The relationship between charge density waves and superconductivity? It's complicated
SCIENCE DAILY For a long time, physicists have tried to understand the relationship between a periodic pattern of conduction electrons called a charge density wave (CDW), and another quantum order,... 3 days
The relationship between charge density waves and superconductivity? It's complicated
PHYS.ORG For a long time, physicists have tried to understand the relationship between a periodic pattern of conduction electrons called a charge density wave (CDW), and another quantum order,... 3 days
Planck: Final data from the mission lends support to the standard cosmological model
SCIENCE DAILY With its increased reliability and its data on the polarization of relic radiation, the Planck mission corroborates the standard cosmological model with... 3 days
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Researchers measure simulated spent nuclear fuel temperatures in a dry cask for new data set
PHYS.ORG Sandia National Laboratories researchers have built a scaled test assembly that mimics a dry cask storage container for... 3 days
A new approach for narrowing down huge calculations by focusing on a single, predictive parameter
PHYS.ORG A team that includes nuclear physicists, a machine-learning researcher and an NC State mathematician has created a new... 3 days
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No more zigzags: Scientists uncover mechanism that stabilizes fusion plasmas
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No more zigzags: Scientists uncover mechanism that stabilizes fusion plasmas
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Close-ups of grain boundaries reveal how sulfur impurities make nickel brittle
SCIENCE DAILY Engineers have shed new light on a scientific mystery regarding the atomic-level mechanism of the sulfur embrittlement of nickel, a classic problem that has puzzled the... 4 days
New cost-effective instrument measures molecular dynamics on a picosecond timescale
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Close-ups of grain boundaries reveal how sulfur impurities make nickel brittle
PHYS.ORG Engineers at the University of California San Diego have shed new light on a scientific mystery regarding the atomic-level mechanism of the sulfur embrittlement of nickel,... 4 days
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New cost-effective instrument measures molecular dynamics on a picosecond timescale
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Vallum receives FDA clearance to market PEEK spinal interbody fusion device
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Right Again, Einstein: Special Relativity Works Even in Ghostly High-Energy Neutrinos
LIVE SCIENCE Einstein was right about things he didn't even know existed. 4 days
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SPACE.COM Einstein was right about things he didn't even know existed. 4 days
An atom-thick graphene membrane for industrial gas separation
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Researchers work to advance understanding of hydrodynamic instabilities in NIF, astrophysics
PHYS.ORG In a Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) "Special Feature" paper published online June 26, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and University of Michigan... 4 days
What happens when we heat the atomic lattice of a magnet all of a sudden?
PHYS.ORG Magnets have fascinated humans for several thousand years and enabled the age of digital data storage. They occur... 4 days
A step closer to quantum computers: Researchers show how to directly observe quantum spin effects
PHYS.ORG With companies like Google, Microsoft and IBM all racing to create the world's first practical quantum computer, scientists... 4 days
Antimatter plasma reveals secrets of deep space signals
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Japan's growing plutonium stockpile fuels fears
PHYS.ORG Japan has amassed enough plutonium to make 6,000 atomic bombs as part of a programme to fuel its nuclear plants, but concern is growing that the stockpile is vulnerable to terrorists and natural disasters. 4 days
Scientists Prove Einstein Right Using the Most Elusive Particles in the Universe
LIVE SCIENCE Einstein was right about things he didn't even know existed. 5 days
Einstein Letter on Immigration Up for Auction
LIVE SCIENCE A letter written by Albert Einstein outlined his regrets about the plight of a European scholar hoping to immigrate to the U.S. 5 days
Breast cancer follow-up imaging varies widely, study finds
SCIENCE DAILY Follow-up imaging for women with non-metastatic breast cancer varies widely across the country, according to a new study. Some patients go without the annual mammograms that experts recommend, while others with the... 5 days
Researchers make and test atom-thick boron's unique domains
SCIENCE DAILY Defects are often observed when making borophene, the single-atom form of boron, but unlike in other two-dimensional materials, these mismatched lattices can assemble into ordered structures that preserve the material's metallic nature... 5 days
Neutrons analyze advanced high-strength steels to improve vehicle safety and efficiency
PHYS.ORG The demand for lighter, stronger, and more durable materials for use in vehicles has never been higher. Companies are looking at new and advanced materials such... 5 days
Microscopic trampoline may help create networks of quantum computers
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In borophene, boundaries are no barrier—researchers make and test atom-thick boron's unique domains
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Study of high-energy neutrinos again proves Einstein right
SCIENCE DAILY A new study demonstrates that Einstein is right again. The most thorough test yet finds no Lorentz violation in high-energy neutrinos. 5 days
Faster photons could enable total data security
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have solved a key puzzle in quantum physics that could help to make data transfer totally secure. 5 days
What happens when we heat the atomic lattice of a magnet all of a sudden?
SCIENCE DAILY Magnets have fascinated humans for several thousand years and enabled the age of digital data storage. They occur... 5 days
A step closer to quantum computers: Researchers show how to directly observe quantum spin effects
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have found a practical way to observe and examine the quantum effects of electrons in topological insulators... 5 days
New study again proves Einstein right: Most thorough test to date finds no Lorentz violation in high-energy neutrinos
PHYS.ORG The universe should be a predictably symmetrical place, according to a cornerstone... 5 days
New study again proves Einstein right
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Faster photons could enable total data security
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Pentagon Sees Quantum Computing as Key Weapon for War in Space
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Triple bend structure splits light into two highly pure polarization components
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Chinese Researchers Achieve Stunning Quantum Entanglement Record
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ASTRO WATCH An international team of scientists has found the... 7 days
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Tuning into quantum: Scientists unlock signal frequency control of precision atom qubits
PHYS.ORG Australian scientists have achieved a new milestone in their approach to creating a quantum computer chip in silicon, demonstrating the ability to tune the... 1 week
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Science Magazine The origin of the synergistic catalytic effect between metal catalysts and reducible oxides has been debated for decades. Clarification of this effect, namely, the strong metal-support... 1 week
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Science Magazine To gain control over magnetic order on ultrafast time scales, a fundamental understanding of the way electron spins interact with the surrounding crystal lattice is required. However, measurement... 1 week
In a ‘tour de force,’ researchers image an entire fly brain in minute detail
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More than century-old riddle resolved—a blazar is a source of high-energy neutrinos
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Scientists show how energy landscape algorithm details DNA's interphase dynamics
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