Flash Physics: Graphene meets Silly Putty, new linear-collider bosses, Majorana pairs spotted
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - December 10, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Sonic Lamb shift detected in ultracold atoms
Phononic effect puts quantum electrodynamics to the test (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - December 9, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Dark matter is smooth, UK boosts industrial physics, Pakistan honours Abdus Salam
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - December 8, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Robust structural colour is inspired by a tropical bird
Self-assembling, random network of pores creates a wide range of colours (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - December 6, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Vibrots tumble and turn, string theorists bag Breakthrough Prize, microwave chip is a first
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - December 5, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Tiny device pumps out one electron at a time
Research paves the way to a new definition of the ampere (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - December 3, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Earthquake puzzle solved, scientists write to Trump, nuclear pasta delays neutrinos
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - December 2, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

UK science chief urges quantum-technologies boost
Time is right for commercialization, says innovation agency (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - December 2, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: LIGO resumes its search, sound moves magnetic domains, asteroid is tiny and bright
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - December 1, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Ghost images taken using pairs of atoms
New technique could test fundamental principles of quantum mechanics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - December 1, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Nuclear diamond battery, M G K Menon dies, four new elements named
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 30, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Photons created in a superposition of two colours
Multicoloured qubits could boost quantum computing (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 30, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Exotic cosmic rays have mundane origins, Swiss reactors keep running, programmable material
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 29, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Torsion-bar antenna adds new twist to gravitational-wave search
Modest device would target intermediate-mass black holes (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 29, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Spin-Hall effect switches magnet, 'Big Bell Test' kicks off, quasiparticles multiplex light
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 28, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

New optical device absorbs just one photon
Rydberg-atom based system could be used in quantum computers (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 26, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Glitch crashed Mars lander, Microsoft hires quantum stars, cosmic speed test for light
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 25, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Do solar neutrinos affect nuclear decay on Earth?
Rotation of Sun's radiative zone correlates to beta-decay rate, say physicists (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 25, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Room-temperature superconductor, well-known fundamental constants, photosynthesis in action
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 24, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Huge Martian ice deposit, Trump sets back climate science, ultra-transparent metamaterial
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 24, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Gravity measured using a Bose –Einstein condensate on a chip
New high-precision gravimeter could be deployed in a backpack (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 23, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Graphene-based loudspeaker, new schedule for ITER, India joins CERN
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 23, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

China forges ahead in global research
China could soon overtake the UK in terms of research excellence (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 22, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Shrinking gels, masculine culture discourages female physicists, Carlos Frenk bags Born medal
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 21, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Do physicists avoid reading papers with lots of equations?
Citations drop as mathematical content rises, says controversial study (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 19, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Optical clock in space, Richard Garwin wins presidential medal, lighting the cosmic web
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 18, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Texas gravitational-wave research centre returns misused funds
Money paid for teaching rather than research (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 18, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Spider inspires structural colour, the roundest star, quantum simulator is very fast
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 17, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

New aeroplane wing changes shape to boost performance
Morphing design could improve manoeuvrability and fuel efficiency (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 17, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: New solar-energy model, Persis Drell named Stanford provost, gas sensors in a jiffy
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 16, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Gold nanospheres confine light to smallest volume ever
"World's smallest magnifying glass" uses surface plasmons (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 16, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Asteroid missions, mathematical physicist bags C N R Rao Prize, ultrashort electron emission
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 15, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Schistosomiasis parasite moves using an unusual swimming stoke
New understanding of how larvae reach human hosts could help prevent disease (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 15, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: IOP honours six physicists, APS retracts Trump statement, quantum physicists advise World Economic Forum
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 14, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Loops of ribbon inspire physicists
Research could boost our understanding of proteins and plants (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 12, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Supernova monitor for Super-Kamiokande, Brookhaven technologies bag R & D 100 Awards, quantum-liquid droplets spotted in ultracold gas
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 11, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Starving black hole dims active galaxy, Australian and Chinese particle-physics labs come together, rapidly cooled freestanding graphene
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 10, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

US physicists anxious over Trump administration
Huge uncertainty surrounds the new president's plans for science (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 10, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Spotting supersolids, Perimeter Institute and South American Institute for Fundamental Research partner up, measuring photoionization in zeptoseconds
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 10, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Trump election shock threatens US science
Donald Trump's surprise presidential success offers bleak prospects for the US research community (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 9, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Spiralling spin liquid revealed by neutron scattering
Long-awaited result could boost magnetic data storage (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 9, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Antiprotonic helium passes symmetry test, Parkes radio telescope kicks off alien search, Nanobionic spinach detects explosions
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 8, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Atom assembler makes defect-free arrays
Ability to rearrange atoms one-by-one could be used to simulate quantum systems (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 7, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: NASA and FEMA conduct asteroid-impact exercises, tiny lasers for microscopy, NSF reviews its Arecibo and Green Bank funding
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 7, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Scientific facilities hit by Brazilian budget woes
Synchrotron facility and research reactor have not received 2016 funds (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 5, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Space telescope passes milestone, quantum-cryptography record broken, making gold nanostructures
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 4, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Cosmic-ray showers create more muons than expected
Observations by the Pierre Auger Observatory clash with LHC data (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 3, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: LHC smashes luminosity record, gender bias in astronomy, calculating axion masses
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 3, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Bacteria nanospheres may help camouflage tiny crustaceans
Living coating appears to hide transparent creatures from predators (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 3, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: A superconducting non-superconductor, best of Russian physics, NPL backs instrumentation
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 2, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news