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dutch astronomers discover recipe to make cosmic glycerol Dutch Astronomers Discover Recipe to Make Cosmic Glycerol
ASTRO WATCH A team of laboratory astrophysicists from Leiden University (the Netherlands) managed to make glycerol under conditions comparable to those in... 29 minutes
US investigates after lab improperly ships nuclear material
PHYS.ORG U.S. regulators said Friday they are launching an investigation into the improper shipment of nuclear material from the laboratory that created the atomic bomb to other federal facilities this week, marking the... 1 day
Atomic imperfections move quantum communication network closer to reality
PHYS.ORG An international team led by the University of Chicago's Institute for Molecular Engineering has discovered how to manipulate a weird quantum interface between light and matter in silicon carbide along... 2 days
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ASTRO WATCH Stars exploding as supernovae are the main sources of heavy chemical elements in the Universe. In particular, radioactive... 2 days
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HISTORY Albert Einstein may have been a genius, but when it came to relationships, he... 2 days
Probing nanocrystalline grain dynamics in nanodevices
Science Magazine Dynamical structural defects exist naturally in a wide variety of solids. They fluctuate temporally and hence can deteriorate the performance of many electronic devices. Thus far, the entities of these dynamic objects have been identified to... 2 days
Nonvolatile ferroelectric domain wall memory
Science Magazine Ferroelectric domain walls are atomically sharp topological defects that separate regions of uniform polarization. The discovery of electrical conductivity in specific types of walls gave rise to "domain wall nanoelectronics," a technology in which the wall (rather than... 2 days
Electronic structure of aqueous solutions: Bridging the gap between theory and experiments
Science Magazine Predicting the electronic properties of aqueous liquids has been a long-standing challenge for quantum mechanical methods. However, it is a crucial step in understanding... 2 days
Above 400-K robust perpendicular ferromagnetic phase in a topological insulator
Science Magazine The quantum anomalous Hall effect (QAHE) that emerges under broken time-reversal symmetry in topological insulators (TIs) exhibits many fascinating physical properties for potential applications in nanoelectronics and spintronics.... 2 days
CHESS mission will check out the space between stars
PHYS.ORG Deep in space between distant stars, space is not empty. Instead, there drifts vast clouds of neutral atoms and molecules, as well as charged plasma particles called the interstellar medium—that... 2 days
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CERN VIDEO Stefania Pandolfi View of a short-model magnet for the High Luminosity LHC quadrupole. (Image: Robert Hradil, Monika Majer/ProStudio22.ch) While the Large Hadron... 2 days
Hubble Spots Massive, ‘Dead’ Disk Galaxy in Early Universe
SCI-NEWS.COM Using a powerful astronomical technique called gravitational lensing, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope made a stunning discovery —... 2 days
Magnetic nanoknots evoke Lord Kelvin's vortex theory of atoms
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—In the late 1800s when scientists were still trying to figure out what exactly atoms are, one of the leading theories, proposed by Lord Kelvin, was that atoms are knots... 2 days
Physicists settle debate over how exotic quantum particles form
PHYS.ORG New research by physicists at the University of Chicago settles a longstanding disagreement over the formation of exotic quantum particles known as Efimov molecules. 2 days
A single electron's tiny leap sets off 'molecular sunscreen' response
PHYS.ORG In experiments at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, scientists were able to see the first step of a process that protects a DNA building block... 2 days
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Dutch astronomers discover recipe to make cosmic glycerol
PHYS.ORG A team of laboratory astrophysicists from Leiden University (the Netherlands) managed to make glycerol under conditions comparable to those in dark interstellar clouds. They allowed carbon monoxide ice to react with hydrogen... 2 days
Neutron-rich nucleus shapeshifts between a rugby ball and a discus
PHYS.ORG An international team led by scientists from IPN Orsay (CNRS/Université Paris-Sud), CEA, and RIKEN (Japan) has performed the first spectroscopy of the extremely neutron-rich isotopes krypton 98 and... 2 days
ESA to develop gravitational wave space mission with NASA support
PHYS.ORG ESA (the European Space Agency) has selected the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) for its third large-class mission in the agency's Cosmic Vision science program. The three-spacecraft constellation... 2 days
Toshiba gets earnings report extension, faces delisting risk
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Quantum thermometer or optical refrigerator?
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How bacterial organelles assemble
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists are providing the clearest view yet of an intact bacterial microcompartment, revealing at atomic-level resolution the structure and assembly of the organelle's protein shell. This work could benefit research in bioenergy and pathogenesis, and it could lead to new... 3 days
A 100-year-old physics problem has been solved
PHYS.ORG At EPFL, researchers challenge a fundamental law and discover that more electromagnetic energy can be stored in wave-guiding systems than previously thought. The discovery has implications in telecommunications. Working around the fundamental law, they... 3 days
Study sheds light on how bacterial organelles assemble
PHYS.ORG Scientists are providing the clearest view yet of an intact bacterial microcompartment, revealing at atomic-level resolution the structure and assembly of the organelle's protein shell. 3 days
Quantum thermometer or optical refrigerator?
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Atomic-layered Au clusters on {alpha}-MoC as catalysts for the low-temperature water-gas shift reaction
Science Magazine The water-gas shift (WGS) reaction (CO+H2O=H2+CO2) is an essential process for hydrogen generation and CO removal in various energy-related chemical operations. This... 3 days
Packaging without nucleosomes
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Ambient quantum optomechanics
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Breaking Lorentz reciprocity to overcome the time-bandwidth limit in physics and engineering
Science Magazine A century-old tenet in physics and engineering asserts that any type of system, having bandwidth , can interact with a wave over only a... 3 days
Quantum and isotope effects in lithium metal
Science Magazine The crystal structure of elements at zero pressure and temperature is the most fundamental information in condensed matter physics. For decades it has been believed that lithium, the simplest metallic element, has a complicated... 3 days
Quantum effects in ambient conditions
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Quantum correlations from a room-temperature optomechanical cavity
Science Magazine The act of position measurement alters the motion of an object being measured. This quantum measurement backaction is typically much smaller than the thermal motion of a room-temperature object and thus difficult to observe.... 3 days
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Battling infectious diseases with 3-D protein structures
SCIENCE DAILY The 3-D atomic structures of more than 1,000 proteins are potential targets for drugs and vaccines to combat some of the world’s most dangerous emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, an international team of scientists... 3 days
Scientists resolve 3D protein structures to combat dangerous infectious diseases
NEWS MEDICAL An international team of scientists including the Computation Institute has determined the 3-D atomic structures of more than 1,000 proteins that are potential targets for drugs and vaccines... 3 days
Radioactive elements in Cassiopeia A suggest a neutrino-driven explosion
SCIENCE DAILY Stars exploding as supernovae are the main sources of heavy chemical elements in the Universe. In particular, radioactive atomic nuclei are synthesized in the hot, innermost regions during the explosion... 3 days
Researchers develop catalyst that mimics the Z-scheme of photosynthesis
PHYS.ORG A team of chemists from the University of Kentucky and the Institute of Physics Research of Mar del Plata in Argentina has just reported a way to trigger a fundamental... 3 days
Study demonstrates a better way to store renewable energy
PHYS.ORG In an effort to find better ways to store renewable energy, physicists at the University of Arkansas, in collaboration with a scientist at the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology,... 3 days
ESA Moves Forward on Gravitational Wave and Exoplanet Missions
SPACE.COM The European Space Agency has selected an ambitious space-based gravitational-wave observatory as its next large space science mission, scheduled for launch by 2034. 3 days
Camera captures microscopic holograms at femtosecond speeds
PHYS.ORG Researchers from ITMO University have built a setup for recording holograms of tiny objects like living cells at femtosecond speeds. The new method reconstructs the phase topography of a sample according to deformations that... 3 days
Non-classical growth of crystals: Drip by drip
SCIENCE DAILY How do crystals grow? The answer given in current textbooks is: Layer by layer atoms or molecules settle on an existing crystal surface. Chemists have now observed a preliminary stage of this crystal growth... 4 days
Scrutiny intensifies over safety at US nuclear weapons lab
PHYS.ORG The safety record at the U.S. laboratory that created the atomic bomb is facing intensifying criticism as work ramps up to produce a key component for the nation's nuclear weapons... 4 days
Chemists create 3-D printed graphene foam
SCIENCE DAILY Nanotechnologists have used 3-D laser printing to create centimeter-sized objects of graphene foam, a 3-D version of atomically thin graphene. The research could yield industrially useful quantities of bulk graphene. 4 days
Selective targeting of primary and secondary nucleation pathways in A{beta}42 aggregation using a rational antibody scanning method
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New mechanism for genome regulation discovered
SCIENCE DAILY The mechanisms that separate mixtures of oil and water may also help the organization of a part of our DNA called heterochromatin, according to a new study. Researchers found that liquid-liquid phase separation helps heterochromatin organize... 4 days
Illuminating a better way to calculate excitation energy
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have demonstrated a new method to calculate excitation energies. They used a new approach based on density functional methods, which use an atom-by-atom approach to calculate electronic interactions. By analyzing a... 4 days
Radioactive elements in Cassiopeia A suggest a neutrino-driven explosion
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New haul of distant worlds casts doubt on Planet Nine
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Chemists create 3-D printed graphene foam
PHYS.ORG Nanotechnologists from Rice University and China's Tianjin University have used 3-D laser printing to fabricate centimeter-sized objects of atomically thin graphene. 4 days
Problem of wheeled suitcases wobbling explained
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—A team of researchers at Universite Paris-Diderot has uncovered the reason for wobbling of wheeled suitcases. In their paper published in Proceedings of the Royal Society A, the group explains the physics behind suitcase wobbling and... 4 days
Bug-proof communication with entangled photons
PHYS.ORG Due to the rapidly growing processing power of computers, conventional encryption of data is becoming increasingly insecure. One solution is coding with entangled photons. Fraunhofer researchers are developing a quantum coding source that allows the transport of entangled... 4 days
esa moves forward on gravitational wave and exoplanet missions ESA moves forward on gravitational wave and exoplanet missions
SPACE NEWS The European Space Agency has formally selected an ambitious space-based gravitational-wave observatory as its next large space science... 4 days
Gravitational wave mission selected, planet-hunting mission moves forward
PHYS.ORG The LISA trio of satellites to detect gravitational waves from space has been selected as the third large-class mission in ESA's Science programme, while the Plato exoplanet hunter moves into development. 4 days
Deceleration of runaway electrons paves the way for fusion power
PHYS.ORG Fusion power has the potential to provide clean and safe energy that is free from carbon dioxide emissions. However, imitating the solar energy process is a difficult task... 4 days
Here’s why your wheelie suitcase wobbles
SCIENCE-NEWS Physicists explain why roller suitcases rock back and forth as you dash through the terminal. 5 days
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ASTRO WATCH Astronomers using the National Science Foundation’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) have found new... 5 days
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ASTRO WATCH A leading astrophysicist from Queen's University Belfast has warned that an asteroid strike is just a matter of time. Professor Alan Fitzsimmons from the University's Astrophysics... 5 days
Satellite trio will hunt gravitational waves from space
SCIENCE-NEWS The European Space Agency has green-lighted the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna, expected to launch in 2034. 5 days
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SPACE NEWS Gen. John Hyten, the head of U.S. Strategic... 5 days
Einstein letters on God, Israel and physics fetch $210,000
PHYS.ORG Letters written by Albert Einstein about God, Israel and physics fetched nearly $210,000 at a Jerusalem auction Tuesday, with the highest bid going to a missive about God's creation of... 5 days
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PHYS.ORG VIDEO When you lift weights, carry heavy boxes, or engage in physical activity, the cells in your body stretch and deform to accommodate your movements. But how do your cells recover, or return... 5 days
Scientists warn of asteroid danger
PHYS.ORG A leading astrophysicist from Queen's University Belfast has warned that an asteroid strike is just a matter of time. 5 days
Scientists develop innovative, atomic resonance-based method to measure electric fields
PHYS.ORG In the last decades, mobile phones and other wireless devices have become central features of life around the globe. These devices radiate varied amounts of electromagnetic energy and... 5 days
gravitational wave mission selected planet hunting mission moves forward Gravitational wave mission selected, planet-hunting mission moves forward
ESA The LISA trio of satellites to detect gravitational waves from space has been selected as the third large-class mission in... 5 days
Using photoluminescent nanorods as ultimate probes of fluid flow
PHYS.ORG A Franco-Dutch international collaboration involving researchers from the laboratories of Condensed Matter Physics and Hydrodynamics at Paris-Saclay University and the Van't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences at the University of... 5 days
New Nickelate Material Shows Potential for High-Temperature Superconductivity
SCI-NEWS.COM Materials scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have identified the trilayer nickelate compound Pr4Ni3O8 as a... 6 days
First atomic structure of an intact virus deciphered with an X-ray laser
SCIENCE DAILY An international team of scientists has for the first time used an X-ray free-electron laser to unravel the structure of an intact virus particle... 6 days
First atomic structure of an intact virus deciphered with an X-ray laser
PHYS.ORG An international team of scientists has for the first time used an X-ray free-electron laser to unravel the structure of an intact virus particle... 6 days
Time Travel: A Conversation Between a Scientist and a Literature Professor
SPACE.COM Literature professor Simon John James and physicist Richard Bower discuss the many, wildly various meanings of "time travel." 6 days
Prototype device enables photon-photon interactions at room temperature for quantum computing
PHYS.ORG Ordinarily, light particles—photons—don't interact. If two photons collide in a vacuum, they simply pass through each other. 6 days
Nonvolatile memory as fast as RAM with the capacity of flash
PHYS.ORG Researchers from MIPT's Center of Shared Research Facilities have found a way to control oxygen concentration in tantalum oxide films produced by atomic layer deposition. These... 6 days
S. Korea to scrap all plans to build new nuclear reactors
PHYS.ORG South Korea's new President Moon Jae-In vowed on Monday to scrap all plans to build new nuclear reactors as he seeks to steer Asia's fourth-largest economy... 6 days
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