Neutron holograms image the interiors of objects
New technique could boost materials research and quantum computing (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 2, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Thirty Meter Telescope could go to Spain, artificial muscles flex, light switches light
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 1, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

New Ising-machine computers are taken for a spin
Optics and electronics boost processing power of unconventional computers (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 1, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Detector nears the quantum limit, why Saturn has rings, monolayer emits photon pairs
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 31, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Building-block metamaterials shape 3D acoustic holograms
3D-printing method makes manipulating sound waves easier and cheaper (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 28, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Particle pioneers bag J  J Sakurai Prize, Brian Bowsher appointed new head of STFC, colliding light waves may create magnetic monopoles
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 28, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Liquid flow in capillaries contradicts conventional wisdom
Certain shapes of capillary cannot keep liquid contained, however narrow they are (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 27, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: CubeSats could soon self-propel, ALMA unveils the birth of stellar siblings, patent award for US plasma lab
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 27, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Physicists break record for laser-electron interaction
New experiment beats efficiency of free-electron lasers by turning 30% of electron-beam energy into light (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 27, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Designer magnets from 3D printers, creating silicon-germanium glass fibres, towards a space-based gravitational-wave observatory
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 26, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

US unfazed by Russia ending reactor co-operation
US Department of Energy says Russia's decision to end pact to convert research reactors will have "no practical impact" (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 25, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: 3D stars shrink when hot, new laser sensor for gases, tracking solar waves
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 25, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Societies seek action on rising helium prices
New report looks to address crisis by working with vendors to develop helium-saving technologies (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 24, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Oldest planet-forming disc spotted, Greek researcher wins 2016 Farinella Prize, nanoantennas produce fast optical switches
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 24, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Supernovae analysis finds scant evidence for dark energy
New statistical analysis casts doubt on accelerating expansion of the universe (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 21, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Physicists call for food strategy, LHC trio bag prize, cosmic rays elude geomagnetic field
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 21, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Ocean tides are magnetic, speedy electrons, new millimetre-wavelength telescope camera
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 21, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Uncertainty surrounds fate of European –Russian Mars lander
Demonstrator module was supposed to test landing techniques for a future Mars lander (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 20, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: L'Or éal-UNESCO lauds physicists, graphene protects glass, CERN maps disasters
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 20, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Consciousness is tied to 'entropy', say researchers
Link discovered by studying electrical activity in people's brains (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 19, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Tiny spheres made from proteins, shape-shifting nuclei, long-lived silicon qubits
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 18, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Frequency combs power new spectrometer-on-a-chip
Tiny system offers high precision (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 17, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Mapping the universe ’s superclusters and voids, new plasma pressure record, predicting rogue ocean waves
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 17, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

'Movies' of electron motion in solar cell made using femtosecond laser
New technique combines electron microscopy with pulsed lasers to study semiconductor devices (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 14, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: A nanotube balloon, quantum coherence forever, two trillion galaxies in the universe
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 14, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Laser altimeter for BepiColombo Mercury mission ready for take-off
Dual spacecraft mission to Mercury due to launch in April 2018 (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 13, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: FAST joins alien search, warm dense matter, trio bags accelerator prize
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 13, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Frequency comb traps and cools atoms
New technique could work on hard-to-cool atoms like oxygen and hydrogen, say physicists (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 13, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Industry attracts physics students, particles cooled coherently, planet's rings rotate 'wrong way'
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 12, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Ultrasound creates 2D arrays of droplets
Technique could be used to simulate interactions between living cells (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 12, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Strong summer ice, spying the nearest exoplanet and École Polytechnique degrees in English
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 11, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

'Radical' new microscope lens combines high resolution with large field of view
Optical system can study sub-cellular processes in large biological specimens (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 11, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Opportunity Rover goes crater diving, new deputy director of US Department of Energy, underwater transistors
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 10, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Correlation between galaxy rotation and visible matter puzzles astronomers
New study strengthens the case for modified Newtonian dynamics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 7, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Enhancing iron-based superconductors, gender disparity among ESO proposals, how to make ferroelectric water
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 7, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Gender bias found in recommendation letters
Male and female researchers write stronger recommendation letters for men, study reveals (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 6, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Vibrating iodine stars in molecular movies, Ukraine joins CERN, LIGO-India location chosen
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 6, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Quantum sensor targets gravity and magnetism
New device could be a boon for mineral prospecting (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 5, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: MRI meets nuclear medicine, polymers mimic evolution, laser pioneer Ali Javan dies at 89
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 5, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Shock-absorber proteins, US –Australian particle physics and superfluid mixtures
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 5, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz win 2016 Nobel Prize for Physics
Prize is awarded for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 4, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Negative refraction of electrons spotted in graphene
Sought-after effect could be used to create low-power electronic devices (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 4, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Weathering nanoparticles in the lab, Alice keeps a secret for 24  hours, European XFEL appoints new chairperson
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 3, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Rosetta mission ends with comet crash
Spacecraft takes final measurements and readings before planned crash ends 12-year mission (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 1, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Small reactors for the UK, dewetting seen at last, D-Wave previews new quantum system
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 30, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

US agency files charges against open access publisher
OMICS group accused of using "false promises" to attract submissions (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 29, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: MOND explains galaxy densities, fusion boss resigns and university fined for explosion
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 29, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Simulating inner strain that causes brains to bulge
Researchers use models of soft solids to assess damage caused by craniectomies (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 29, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Salty life on Mars, predicting molecular properties and a new head for NASA science
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 28, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Diamond magnetometer could help shrink computer hard drives
Sensor can characterize broadband magnetic fields (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 28, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news