Flash Physics: Europa's plumes, reflective atoms, LUX-ZEPLIN goes ahead and LHC elastic collisions
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 27, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

'Physical cryptography' uses neutrons to compare nuclear warheads
Technique can identify objects without knowing what they look like (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 27, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: World's largest radio telescope completed in China, tracing mercury in human hair, limiting universal anisotropy
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 26, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Knitted nanotubes spin an electromechanical yarn
New fabric could be used in artificial muscles and smart clothing (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 24, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Seismic CT scans, an acoustic-hologram dove and a room-temperature multiferroic
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 23, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Chip shifts frequencies of photon qubits
New technology could help to link-up quantum devices (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 23, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Giant glowing 'space blobs', SCOAP3 extended for three years, European Spallation Source gains momentum
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 22, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Some nuclei exist close to a quantum phase transition
Discovery could shed light on production of heavy elements in stars (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 22, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: New radiation detectors, agreement on Cherenkov observatory and artificial intelligence
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 21, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Laser polarization boosts quality of proton beams
New technique could improve laser-plasma accelerators (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 21, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Quantum teleportation comes to Hefei and Calgary
Studies show quantum communications possible using metropolitan optical-fibre networks (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 20, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Deborah Jin dies at 47, NASA extends IRIS satellite mission, new UK high-temperature lab
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 20, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: TRIUMF licenses isotope-production technology, Marsquakes may help to sustain microbial life, PandaX-II spots no dark matter
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 19, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Buckling graphene takes a ‘Lévy flight’
New effect could power small electronic devices (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 17, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: New material for heat harvesting, how to make hairy nanorods, a comet breaks up
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 16, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

X-rays yield ghost images
New techniques might lead to lower doses for X-ray diagnoses (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 16, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Superfluid helium dark-matter detector, Hinkley C will go ahead, why nanotubes are different
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 15, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

US facing medical-isotope shortage when production ceases in Canada
Ailing NRU reactor will stop making molybdenum-99 in October (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 15, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Chirped laser pulses could deliver high-quality ion beams
Proposed technique could be used for cancer therapy (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 14, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: HERA observatory bags $9.5m, rare-isotope decay eludes detection, putting pressure on iron
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 14, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Chirped laser pulses could deliver high-quality proton beams
Proposed technique could be used for cancer therapy (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 14, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: No WIMPs for HESS, graphene production ramps up in China, double-helix semiconductor
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 13, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Squeezed light shatters previous record for manipulating quantum uncertainty
New technique avoids loss and could be used in gravitational wave detectors (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 13, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Rosetta's fiery final mission, where to look for axions, no magnetic monopoles at the LHC
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 12, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

NASA launches OSIRIS-REx asteroid mission
The $1bn spacecraft aims to return around 60 g of asteroid material (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 10, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Light pushes liquid uphill
Illuminated polymer tubes could replace pumps in labs-on-a-chip (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 10, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Levenson new deputy head of US telescope body, πΚ atoms at CERN, simulating 'monster pulsars'
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 9, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Dyson award for 'Einstein's fridge', Australian Centres of Excellence, mapping our galaxy's age
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 8, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Biocompatible piezoelectric generator is made from fish scales
Non-toxic device could be used in battery-free electronics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 8, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Imaging single ions, UK's merging 'supercouncil', OMEGA laser sets fusion record
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 7, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

First stars and galaxies are not as old as we thought, say Planck astronomers
Latest observations of CMB polarization rekindle debate over the start of reionization (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 7, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Philae lander spotted, Diamond Light Source launches electron-microscopy lab, prizes for cosmology and fusion research
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 6, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Large-scale metamaterials could combat earthquake shocks
New simulation delves into seismic shields in 3D (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 6, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Producing pristine graphene, SpaceX moves sites, UK's dark skies, mysterious microcrystals
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 5, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Tapping into light's hidden information to push fundamental diffraction limit
Discovery could boost resolution of space telescopes (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 3, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Rosetta images cometary dust in 3D
Results could shed more light on processes during the solar system's formation (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 1, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

US board gives student assistants unionization rights
Decision overturns a 2004 ruling, but university representatives disagree with verdict (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 31, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Seismic 'weather bomb' lights up Earth's interior
Rare deep-Earth tremor caused by storms useful for seismic tomography (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 31, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Nonlinear optical quantum-computing scheme makes a comeback
"Cross-Kerr nonlinearities" could be used to create quantum-logic gate, say physicists (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 30, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Nobel laureate James Cronin dies at 84
Particle-physics pioneer co-discovered CP-symmetry violation in decaying K mesons (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 27, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Giant two-atom molecules are the size of bacteria
Rydberg macrodimer is a quantum-mechanical gold mine (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 26, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Rocky planet found in habitable zone around Sun's nearest neighbour
Earth-mass planet– which could have liquid water on its surface– orbits Proxima Centauri (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 25, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Magnetic bacteria target hard-to-treat tumours
New technique transports drugs into solid cancers (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 24, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Optical link connects atomic clocks over 1400  km of fibre
Connection is important step towards European network of ultra-precise timekeepers (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 23, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

UK Atomic Energy Authority gets a new chief executive
Ian Chapman takes over at a tricky time for agency that develops nuclear fusion energy technology (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 20, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Quantum mechanics trumps nonlocal causality
Action at a distance alone cannot explain quantum entanglement (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 19, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Proton radius mystery deepens as deuterium measurement comes up short
Smaller than expected radius of nucleus puzzles physicists (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 18, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

China launches world's first quantum science satellite
QUESS mission will test the feasibility of quantum communication between ground and space (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 17, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Entangled Hawking radiation spotted in analogue black hole
Quantized sound emerges from Bose –Einstein condensate (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 16, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Brittle quasicrystals become ductile at the nanoscale
Experiments show that "dislocation glide" dominates quasicrystal deformation (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 13, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news