Silicon probe measures hundreds of neurons in moving animals
Flash Physics: need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 13, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Superconducting quantum computer achieves ten-qubit entanglement
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 11, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Marric Stephens Source Type: news

Superconducting quantum computer achieves 10-qubit entanglement
Flash Physics: need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 10, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Marric Stephens Source Type: news

Japan pushes ahead for Hyper-Kamiokande neutrino detector
Next-generation Neutrino Science Organization to advocate project to government (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 10, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Michael Banks Source Type: news

Superfluid helium could reveal lightweight WIMPs
Overlooked mass range is observable with new approach (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 9, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Neutrino detector could see radioactive potassium deep within the Earth
Proposed experiment would boost our understanding of what heats our planet's interior (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 9, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Sophia Chen Source Type: news

Fractured, watery core key to Enceladus's long-lived ocean
Tidal heating keeps Saturnal moon warm (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 8, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

New £43m Quantum Technologies Innovation Centre coming to Bristol
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 8, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Neutron-rich nickel-78 is doubly magic
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 7, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Twisted light controlled by metasurfaces
Circular polarization used to change orbital angular momentum (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 7, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Tim Wogan Source Type: news

A continuous-wave maser is the first to run at room temperature
Diamond-based device could lead to ultra-sensitive microwave amplifiers (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 4, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Tim Wogan Source Type: news

Muons reveal hidden void in Egyptian pyramid
Imaging technique uses background cosmic radiation (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 3, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Cosmic rays probe nuclear waste
Physicists show how muons can reveal missing spent fuel (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 1, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Edwin Cartlidge Source Type: news

Jupiter's northern and southern auroras are surprisingly independent
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 1, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Marric Stephens Source Type: news

Quantum control of chemical reactions achieved with electrons
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - November 1, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Marric Stephens Source Type: news

Textured artificial skin shifts shape like an octopus
Material can be pre-programmed to imitate stones, plants and other natural objects (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 30, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Michael Allen Source Type: news

Proton –antiproton equivalence confirmed by best-ever measurement of magnetic moment
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 30, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Marric Stephens Source Type: news

Physicists create first 'topological' laser
New laser can have cavity of any possible shape (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 28, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Tim Wogan Source Type: news

Sonic barrier quietens traffic noise with origami
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 26, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Marric Stephens Source Type: news

ETH Z ürich opens investigation into misconduct allegations
"Inappropriate personnel structure" results in closure of astronomy institute (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 26, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Michael Banks Source Type: news

Silicon waveguide shows zero refractive index
Potential applications include computing and communications (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 26, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Edwin Cartlidge Source Type: news

Has liquid metallic hydrogen on Jupiter been recreated in the lab?
Controversial claim by Harvard University researchers disputed by other scientists (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 24, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Philip Ball Source Type: news

Photonic nanostructures bring bees to flowers
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 24, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Marric Stephens Source Type: news

Atomic cloud is squashed and strained by light
Collective force could be used to fine-tune interatomic interactions (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 24, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Concerns raised over NIST security breaches
US Government Accountability Office calls for increased measures (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 20, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Peter Gwynne Source Type: news

Atoms and Josephson junctions simulate 1D quantum liquid
Quantum simulators confirm Tomonaga–Luttinger theory (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 20, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

What happened to the GW170817 neutron stars after the merger?
Short-lived hypermassive neutron star could have been formed (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 18, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Spectacular collision of two neutron stars observed for first time
LIGO–Virgo collaboration and dozens of telescopes see gravitational waves and gamma rays from stupendous event, triggering new era in "multi-messenger astronomy" (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 16, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Ultracold molecules with electric and magnetic moments stick around
Long-lived molecules could shed light on the hyperfine interaction (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 14, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Tim Wogan Source Type: news

Mpemba effect could occur in granular fluids
Odd phenomenon that hot water freezes faster than cold appears to be mirrored in granular media (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 12, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Jennifer Ouelette Source Type: news

Experiments shed new light on how life-giving carbon is forged in stars
Physicists monitor decay of carbon-12's Hoyle state (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 12, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Edwin Cartlidge Source Type: news

Do topological waves occur in the oceans?
Kelvin and Yanai waves share similarities with topological insulators (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 10, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Philip Ball Source Type: news

US nuclear-physics facility completes $338m upgrade
Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility now runs at 12 GeV (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 10, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Michael Banks Source Type: news

Light polarization modulated rapidly by gold nanorods
Effect could be used to make better pharmaceuticals (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 7, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Tim Wogan Source Type: news

X-ray laser takes 3D images of lopsided viruses
Ultra-bright pulses goes beyond conventional crystallography (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 6, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Edwin Cartlidge Source Type: news

Physicists bag chemistry Nobel for cryo-electron microscopy
Technique revolutionized how biological molecules are imaged (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 5, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish and Kip Thorne win 2017 Nobel Prize for Physics
Trio win for their work on gravitational waves (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 3, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Tushna Commissariat; Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Black-hole growth accelerated by supersonic gas
Did early supermassive objects get a boost from the early universe? (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 3, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Keith Cooper Source Type: news

Go-ahead for protest-hit telescope in Hawaii
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - October 2, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Michael Banks Source Type: news

Beijing and Vienna have a quantum conversation
Academy presidents chat securely over QKD-protected satellite link (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 29, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Mechanical fluctuations track how bacteria respond to antibiotics
Piezoelectric sensor could help doctors prescribe the most effective drugs (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 29, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Michael Allen Source Type: news

Virgo bags its first gravitational waves
Third detector helps pinpoint astronomical sources as fourth black-hole merger is detected (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 28, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston is editor of physicsworld.com Source Type: news

Australia to create space agency
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 27, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Michael Banks Source Type: news

Physicists create and measure quantized mechanical oscillations
Techniques could lead to better quantum-information networks (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 26, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Tim Wogan Source Type: news

Collider serves up drop of primordial soup
Quark–gluon plasma produced at record low energies (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 23, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Edwin Cartlidge Source Type: news

Ultra-high-energy cosmic rays have extra-galactic origins
Pierre Auger Observatory homes in on mystery sources (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 22, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

UK pledges $65m towards US neutrino facility
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 21, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Michael Banks Source Type: news

UK pledges £65m towards US neutrino facility
Flash Physics: need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 21, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Michael Banks Source Type: news

Binary supermassive black hole system spotted in Seyfert galaxy
Observation backs up model of Z-shaped radio sources (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 21, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Budget crunch hits Brazilian physics
Scientists protest devastating spending cuts (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 20, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Henrique Kugler Source Type: news