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Electroplating: The birth of a single nucleus caught in camera
SCIENCE DAILY Electroplating, or electrodeposition, is one of the most important processes in chemistry, in which a metal cation in solution can be reduced to its elemental form by applying... 5 hours
US nuke waste repository in New Mexico will get more space
PHYS.ORG Workers are expected to begin mining operations at the U.S. nuclear waste dump in New Mexico for the first time in three years following a radiation... 10 hours
How Gravitational Waves Led Astronomers to Neutron Star Gold
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Researchers and supercomputers help interpret the latest LIGO findings
PHYS.ORG Astrophysicist Chris Fryer was enjoying an evening with friends on August 25, 2017, when he got the news of a gravitational-wave detection by LIGO, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory. The... 12 hours
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ASTRO WATCH The next time you come across a knotted jumble of... 12 hours
Loops of liquid metal can improve future fusion power plants, scientists say
PHYS.ORG Researchers led by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have proposed an innovative design to improve the ability of... 13 hours
Neutron-Star Collision Reveals Origin of Gold, Astronomers Say
SPACE.COM An international team of astronomers detected the first gravitational waves from merging neutron stars, and found proof they are the source of the universe's heavy elements, including gold and platinum. 13 hours
Electroplating: The birth of a single nucleus caught in camera
PHYS.ORG Electroplating, or electrodeposition, is one of the most important processes in chemistry, in which a metal cation in solution can be reduced to its elemental form by applying... 13 hours
Researchers turn atomic force microscope measurements into color images
PHYS.ORG A French and Japanese research group has developed a new way of visualizing the atomic world by turning data scanned by an atomic force microscope into clear color images. The... 13 hours
Neutron-Star Collision Reveals Origin of Gold, Astronomers Say
LIVE SCIENCE An international team of astronomers detected the first gravitational waves from merging neutron stars, and found proof they are the source of the universe's heavy elements, including gold and platinum. 13 hours
Astronomers Confirm Origin of Universe’s Heaviest Elements in Neutron Star Mergers
SCI-NEWS.COM Origin of Universe’s heavy elements, ranging from gold to uranium, has finally been confirmed,... 14 hours
Active sieving could improve dialysis and water purification filters
PHYS.ORG Physicists from École Normale Supérieure and Paris Science and Letters University in France have proven theoretically that active sieving, as opposed to its passive counterpart, can improve the separation abilities... 15 hours
Why Gravitational Waves Are So Exhilarating
SPACE.COM The gravitational-wave research community seems to be having a remarkable string of good luck. Here's what the smashing finding means. 15 hours
Researchers developed single cell level sorting technology using sound waves
PHYS.ORG Sound wave enables the sensation of hearing, and is an important way of communicating in the animal world. In physics, sound is considered as a mechanical vibration that... 16 hours
Method to weigh galaxy clusters could help astronomers understand mysterious 'dark matter' structures
PHYS.ORG The furthest galaxy ever observed is so far away that the starlight we now detect was emitted less than 500m years after... 16 hours
Space- and Ground-Based Telescopes Catch Light from Gravitational-Wave Event GW170817
SCI-NEWS.COM For the first time, astronomers have observed the source of gravitational waves, created by the merger... 17 hours
Quantum physics paves the way for new chemical products
PHYS.ORG Research by an OU molecular physicist has discovered that electrons can control chemical reactions in experiments leading to purer, cheaper chemical products. 17 hours
Revealing quantum statistics with a pair of distant atoms
PHYS.ORG An international team of researchers has proposed a new way to make atoms or ions indistinguishable by swapping their positions. These particles are then expected to exhibit exotic properties. The... 17 hours
Key to expanding genetic code described
PHYS.ORG Yale scientists have described the atomic structure of a protein that is the key tool in efforts by synthetic biologists to expand the genetic code. 18 hours
How Gravitational Waves and 'Multi-Messenger' Research Will Change Astronomy
SPACE.COM The era of multi-messenger astronomy has officially begun. But what does that phrase mean, and how will it change the study of the cosmos? 18 hours
Researchers take a step toward quantum mechanical analysis of plant metabolism
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Research team determines that constructing offshore wind turbines in port is the most cost effective method
PHYS.ORG Working closely with industry partners, University of Delaware researchers have developed a new method for constructing... 19 hours
Scientists Detect Gravitational Waves from Colliding Neutron Stars
SCI-NEWS.COM The LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Virgo Collaboration, and their partners have directly detected gravitational waves — ripples in space and time... 20 hours
Swope Supernova Survey 2017a (SSS17a), the optical counterpart to a gravitational wave source
Science Magazine On 2017 August 17, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) and the Virgo interferometer detected gravitational waves emanating from a binary neutron... 1 day
Electromagnetic evidence that SSS17a is the result of a binary neutron star merger
Science Magazine 11 hours after the detection of gravitational wave source GW170817 by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory and Virgo Interferometers, an associated optical... 1 day
A cosmic multimessenger gold rush
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Swift and NuSTAR observations of GW170817: Detection of a blue kilonova
Science Magazine With the first direct detection of merging black holes in 2015, the era of gravitational wave (GW) astrophysics began. A complete picture of compact object mergers,... 1 day
A radio counterpart to a neutron star merger
Science Magazine Gravitational waves have been detected from a binary neutron star merger event, GW170817. The detection of electromagnetic radiation from the same source has shown that the merger occurred in the outskirts of... 1 day
Illuminating gravitational waves: A concordant picture of photons from a neutron star merger
Science Magazine Merging neutron stars offer an exquisite laboratory for simultaneously studying strong-field gravity and matter in extreme environments. We establish the physical association... 1 day
Early spectra of the gravitational wave source GW170817: Evolution of a neutron star merger
Science Magazine On 17 August 2017, Swope Supernova Survey 2017a (SSS17a) was discovered as the optical counterpart of the binary neutron star... 1 day
Light curves of the neutron star merger GW170817/SSS17a: Implications for r-process nucleosynthesis
Science Magazine On 17 August 2017, gravitational waves were detected from a binary neutron star merger, GW170817, along with a coincident short gamma-ray burst, GRB170817A. An... 1 day
2 Neutron Stars Collided, So Are They a Black Hole Now?
SPACE.COM Scientists detected gravitational waves from merging neutron stars. What have they become now? 1 day
Why Gravitational Waves Are So Exhilarating
LIVE SCIENCE The gravitational-wave research community seems to be having a remarkable string of good luck. Here's what the smashing finding means. 1 day
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ASTRO WATCH For the first time, scientists have directly detected gravitational waves — ripples in space-time — in addition to light from the spectacular collision of... 1 day
Thunder and lightning: scientists pair gravitational waves, light
REUTERS CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) - Scientists in the United States and Europe have for the first time paired the detection of... 1 day
Chemical treatment improves quantum dot lasers
PHYS.ORG One of the secrets to making tiny laser devices such as opthalmic surgery scalpels work even more efficiently is the use of tiny semiconductor particles, called quantum dots. In new research at Los Alamos National Laboratory's... 1 day
Nuclear Fallout Shelters Were Never Going to Work
HISTORY Mere months into the program, reports emerged of leaking water drums and shelters that had never received any supplies. 1 day
New physics books don’t censor the math behind reality
SCIENCE-NEWS Special Relativity and Classical Theory and The Physical World offer deep dives into physical reality’s mathematical foundations. 1 day
Seeing the light of neutron star collisions
SCIENCE DAILY When two neutron stars collided on Aug. 17, a widespread search for electromagnetic radiation from the event led to observations of light from the afterglow of the explosion, finally connecting a gravitational-wave-producing event with... 1 day
Chemical treatment improves quantum dot lasers
SCIENCE DAILY One of the secrets to making tiny laser devices such as opthalmic surgery scalpels work even more efficiently is the use of tiny semiconductor particles, called quantum dots. In new research the ~nanometer-sized dots are being... 1 day
Catch a fleeting kilonova
SCIENCE DAILY Alerted by the first-ever gravitational waves caused by two neutron stars merging, astronomers detect the resulting optical flash. 1 day
Gravitational waves plus new clues from space reveal new way to make a black hole
SCIENCE DAILY For the first time, scientists have detected both gravitational waves and light shooting toward our planet from the... 1 day
When Neutron Stars Collide! What the Hubble Telescope and Others Saw (Videos)
SPACE.COM Several observatories captured imagery of the source of the gravitational waves detected on Aug. 17, 2017. 1 day
Neutrons observe vitamin B6-dependent enzyme activity useful for drug development
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have performed neutron structural analysis of a vitamin B6-dependent protein, potentially opening avenues for new antibiotics and drugs to battle diseases such as drug-resistant tuberculosis, malaria and... 2 days
In first, scientists detect light from gravitational wave source
REUTERS CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) - Scientists in the United States and Europe have for the first time detected gravitational... 2 days
Gravitational Waves: Ripples in Spacetime
SPACE.COM Gravitational waves are distortions in the fabric of space and time. Massive objects like planets, stars and black holes can create curves in that fabric, like a bowling ball on a trampoline. When massive objects move, those curves... 2 days
Gold origin confirmed with first ever gravitational wave sighting
PHYS.ORG Gold's origin in the Universe has finally been confirmed, after a gravitational wave source was seen and heard for the first time ever by an international collaboration of researchers, with... 2 days
Side-by-side deposition of atomically flat semiconductor sheets enhances solar cell conversion efficiency
PHYS.ORG Super thin photovoltaic devices underpin solar technology and gains in the efficiency of their production are therefore keenly sought. KAUST researchers have combined and... 2 days
Neutron star crash: 'The gift that will keep on giving'
PHYS.ORG The astrophysics world is abuzz after the first-ever observation of two neutron stars merging in a cataclysmic crash that left a rich trail of debris for scientists to... 2 days
3Q: Scott Hughes on cosmic distances and the future of gravitational wave astronomy
MIT Professor of physics describes our understanding of the expansion of the universe through “standard sirens.” 2 days
First observations of merging neutron stars mark a new era in astronomy
SCIENCE DAILY After LIGO detected gravitational waves from the merger of two neutron stars, the race was on to detect a visible counterpart, because unlike the... 2 days
Gravitational Waves Detected from Neutron-Star Crashes: The Discovery Explained
SPACE.COM The historic discovery of gravitational waves from neutron star collisions is heralding a new age of gravitational astronomy. Read on to see what exactly was discovered and how it was... 2 days
Seeing the light of neutron star collisions
PHYS.ORG When two neutron stars collided on Aug. 17, a widespread search for electromagnetic radiation from the event led to observations of light from the afterglow of the explosion, finally connecting a gravitational-wave-producing event with... 2 days
Astronomers first to see source of gravitational waves in visible light
PHYS.ORG For the first time, astronomers have observed in visible light a cataclysmic cosmic event that generated gravitational waves detected on Earth. 2 days
Radio 'eyes' unlocking secrets of neutron-star collision
SCIENCE DAILY When a pair of superdense neutron stars collided and potentially formed a black hole in a galaxy 130 million light-years from Earth, they unleashed not only a train of gravitational waves but also an... 2 days
Gravitational Waves from Neutron-Star Crashes: The Discovery Explained
SPACE.COM The historic discovery of gravitational waves from neutron star collisions is heralding a new age of gravitational astronomy. Read on to see what exactly was discovered and how it was made. 2 days
Astronomers strike cosmic gold, confirm origin of precious metals in neutron star mergers
PHYS.ORG The first detection of gravitational waves from the cataclysmic merger of two neutron stars, and the observation of visible light in the... 2 days
First Detection of Gravitational Waves from Neutron-Star Crash Marks New Era of Astronomy
LIVE SCIENCE For the first time ever, scientists have spotted both gravitational waves and light coming from the same cosmic event — in this... 2 days
Quantum simulator: First functioning component
SCIENCE DAILY Hurricanes, traffic jams, demographic development – to predict the effect of such events, computer simulations are required. Many processes in nature, however, are so complicated that conventional computers fail. Quantum simulators may solve this problem. One of the... 2 days
integral sees blast travelling with gravitational waves Integral sees blast travelling with gravitational waves
ESA ESA’s Integral satellite recently played a crucial role in discovering the flash of gamma rays linked to the gravitational waves released by... 2 days
neutron star collision showers the universe with a wealth of discoveries Neutron star collision showers the universe with a wealth of discoveries
SCIENCE-NEWS VIDEO A collision of neutron stars was spotted with gravitational waves for the first time. Telescopes captured gamma rays, visible light and more from the smashup. 2 days
In first, scientists detect gravitational waves and light from star collision
REUTERS CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) - Scientists in the United States and Europe have for the... 2 days
In Videos: Gravitational Wave Detection from Neutron-Star Crash
SPACE.COM For the first time, gravitational waves generated by the merger of two neutron stars have been detected. And that merger was also confirmed optically! 2 days
First Detection of Gravitational Waves from Neutron-Star Crash Marks New Era of Astronomy
SPACE.COM For the first time ever, scientists have spotted both gravitational waves and light coming from the same cosmic event — in this... 2 days
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PHYS.ORG Thrilled physicists and astronomers announced Monday the first-ever observation of the merger of two neutron stars, one of the most spectacularly violent phenomena in the Universe. 2 days
Gravitational waves: Why the fuss?
PHYS.ORG Great excitement rippled through the physics world Monday at news of the first-ever detection of two ultra-dense neutron stars converging in a violent smashup. 2 days
Violation of the exponential decay law discovered in open quantum systems
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—Ever since the early days of quantum mechanics, the decay dynamics of unstable quantum systems has been thought to follow an exponential decay law, just like... 2 days
What Have Gravitational-Wave Detectors Discovered? Find Out Today!
SPACE.COM On Monday (Oct. 16), scientists with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory and Virgo collaborations, as well as researchers from a number of other institutions, will hold a news conference at The National... 2 days
A powerful tool for characterizing and classifying gamma-ray bursts
PHYS.ORG A powerful tool for characterizing and classifying gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) to allow their use as tracers of the expansion history of the universe has recently been presented by an international... 2 days
Unexpected finding in the cell's power plant
PHYS.ORG Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have discovered that the protein complex RNase P in the cell's mitochondria behaves differently than previously thought. The findings, published in Nucleic Acids Research, give important new clues on how... 2 days
The remarkable jet of the quasar 4C+19.44
PHYS.ORG Quasars are galaxies with massive black holes at their cores. So much energy is being radiated from near the nucleus of a quasar that it is much brighter than the rest of the entire... 2 days
What Have Gravitational-Wave Detectors Discovered? Find Out Today!
LIVE SCIENCE On Monday (Oct. 16), scientists with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory and Virgo collaborations, as well as researchers from a number of other institutions, will hold a news conference at The National... 2 days
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CERN Harriet Jarlett The RILIS experiment at ISOLDE. The laser in the experiment has great selectivity, it’s able to select and ionise just... 2 days
Meet ISOLDE Live: Celebrate 50 years of physics at ISOLDE
CERN On this day 50 years ago, the beams at ISOLDE were turned on, and the experiment began taking physics data. Today, that experiment has grown into a facility... 2 days
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CERN Harriet Jarlett ISOLDE now has a new facility dedicated to producing radioistopes for medical research (Image:Maximilien Brice/CERN) CERN... 2 days
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CERN Harriet Jarlett HIE-ISOLDE has innovated many new ideas, particularly in space-saving solutions. One way the engineers kept the system compact was to build cryomodules... 2 days
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CERN Harriet Jarlett The ISOLDE control room in 1987, before the facility had to move to the new accelerator and site (Image: CERN)... 2 days
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ASTRO WATCH A devourer of worlds lurks around 350 light-years away. According to a recent study comparing the chemical composition of a pair of... 4 days
Futuristic Russian Military Suit Gets Nuclear-Proof Upgrade
LIVE SCIENCE A high-tech, Russian "soldier of the future" combat suit just got a gear upgrade, with a watch capable of withstanding nuclear blasts. 4 days
Spin current detection in quantum materials unlocks potential for alternative electronics
SCIENCE DAILY A new method that precisely measures the mysterious behavior and magnetic properties of electrons flowing across the surface of quantum materials could open a path to... 5 days
On the generation of solar spicules and Alfvenic waves
PHYS.ORG Combining computer observations and simulations, a new model shows that the presence of neutrals in the gas facilitates the magnetic fields to penetrate through the surface of the Sun producing... 5 days
Spin current detection in quantum materials unlocks potential for alternative electronics
PHYS.ORG A new method that precisely measures the mysterious behavior and magnetic properties of electrons flowing across the surface of quantum materials could open a path to... 5 days
First atomic structure from cryo-EM facility
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have outlined a 3-D atomic structure of the ion channel found in mammals that is implicated in a rare, inherited neurodegenerative disease in humans. 5 days
3-D atomic structure of TRPML1 ion channel published
PHYS.ORG UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers today published a 3-D atomic structure of the ion channel found in mammals that is implicated in a rare, inherited neurodegenerative disease in humans. The work marks the... 5 days
Austria to sue over Hungary nuclear plant expansion
PHYS.ORG Austria said Friday it would launch a lawsuit against the European Union's approval of the Russian-financed expansion of a nuclear plant in Hungary. 5 days
Astronomers Spot Planet-Eating Star 326 Light-Years Away
SCI-NEWS.COM A research team led by Princeton University astrophysicists has discovered a co-moving pair of bright Sun-like stars, HD 240430 and HD 240429,... 5 days
Single photon reveals quantum entanglement of 16 million atoms
SCIENCE DAILY Quantum theory predicts that a vast number of atoms can be entangled and intertwined by a very strong quantum relationship even in a macroscopic structure. Until now, experimental evidence has... 5 days
For one day only, LHC collides xenon beams
PHYS.ORG Today, the LHC is getting a taste of something unusual. For eight hours, the Large Hadron Collider is accelerating and colliding xenon nuclei, allowing the large LHC experiments, ATLAS, ALICE, CMS and... 5 days
A single photon reveals quantum entanglement of 16 million atoms
PHYS.ORG Quantum theory predicts that a vast number of atoms can be entangled and intertwined by a very strong quantum relationship, even in a macroscopic structure. Until now, however,... 5 days
Cold molecules on collision course
PHYS.ORG How do chemical reactions proceed at extremely low temperatures? The answer requires the investigation of molecular samples that are cold, dense, and slow at the same time. Scientists around Dr. Martin Zeppenfeld from the Quantum Dynamics Division of... 5 days
3-D printing of aircraft parts out of titanium
PHYS.ORG Physicists from Tomsk Polytechnic University are currently working to create hydrogen-resistant products out of titanium alloys based on additive manufacturing. The production of metal products using the technology ensures less material consumption... 5 days
Astronomers Discover Ring around Dwarf Planet Haumea
SCI-NEWS.COM An international research team led by astronomers from the Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia (IAA-CSIC) in Spain has discovered a ring around... 5 days
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ASTRO WATCH Haumea has a narrow and dense ring orbiting the dwarf planet according to the recent observations of a stellar occultation by this dwarf planet.... 5 days
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CERN Corinne Pralavorio The team working on the ion run in the CERN control centre as the xenon run begins. (Image:... 5 days
3D packaging of DNA regulates cell identity
SCIENCE DAILY The ability of a stem cell to differentiate into cardiac muscle (and by extension other cell types) depends on what portions of the genome are available for activation, which is controlled by the location... 5 days
Mitochondrial DNA could predict risk for sudden cardiac death, heart disease
SCIENCE DAILY The level, or 'copy number,' of mitochondrial DNA -- genetic information stored not in a cell's nucleus but in the body's energy-creating mitochondria -- is a... 5 days
Spotting the spin of the Majorana fermion under the microscope
SCIENCE DAILY Using a new twist on a technique for imaging atomic structures, researchers have detected a unique quantum property of the Majorana fermion, an elusive particle with the potential... 5 days
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SPACE NEWS General Atomics is better known for building Predator combat drones and mining uranium than building spacecraft, but that... 5 days
A cryofuge for cold-collision experiments with slow polar molecules
Science Magazine Ultracold molecules represent a fascinating research frontier in physics and chemistry, but it has proven challenging to prepare dense samples at low velocities. Here we present a solution to this... 5 days
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