How to make half-metals that contain no metals
Calculations predict new type of material for spintronics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 19, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Heroic Cassini makes the ultimate sacrifice
Grand Finale tour ends with deliberate plummet into Saturn's atmosphere (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 16, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: James Dacey Source Type: news

Does self-interacting dark matter explain galactic diversity?
Simulation predicts rotation curves of 30 galaxies (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 15, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Mechanism could stop deadly spiral waves in the heart
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 14, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Shape-shifting soft projectiles travel faster
Surprising result exploits objects ’ deformation (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 13, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Edwin Cartlidge Source Type: news

Laser-spectroscopy pioneer Nicolaas Bloembergen dies at 97
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 13, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Michael Banks Source Type: news

Electrons heat up in first observation of spin Nernst effect
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 12, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Single photons pinpoint objects inside living tissue
Laser-based technique could improve endoscopy (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 12, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Edwin Cartlidge Source Type: news

Ions and atoms react in magneto-optical trap
Study reveals quantum nature of chemical reaction (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 9, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Starting bell sounds for CHIME
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 8, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Michael Banks Source Type: news

Levitating droplets go with the flow
Evaporation causes floating droplets to form 2D patterns (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 7, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

UK spells out post-Brexit science position
"Far-reaching" agreement sought, but long-term plans remain unclear (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 7, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Michael Banks Source Type: news

Keeping buildings cool by sending heat into outer space
Photonic devices could cut air-conditioning bills (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 6, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Edwin Cartlidge Source Type: news

Medium-sized black hole seen lurking in the Milky Way
Object 100,000 times more massive than the Sun could have arrived in a dwarf galaxy (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 5, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

How to protect people and property from volcanic ballistics
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 5, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Ian Randall Source Type: news

Optical quantum memory shrinks to the nanoscale
Tiny device enhances interaction between matter and light (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 5, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Tim Wogan Source Type: news

First neutrons for Chinese spallation source
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 4, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Michael Banks Source Type: news

European X-ray facility officially opens
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 2, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Michael Banks Source Type: news

Unusual electron behaviour seen in antiferromagnetic crystal
Broken symmetry could help identify new superconductors (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - September 1, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Edwin Cartlidge Source Type: news

Spin Hall effect is measured directly using light
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 31, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Artificial neural networks make short work of gravitational lenses
New technique could help map matter in the universe (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 31, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Distant galaxy sheds light on the magnetic universe
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 30, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Carbon-nanotube yarn converts motion into electricity
"Twistrons" might power remote sensors and tap small amounts of wave energy (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 30, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Edwin Cartlidge Source Type: news

Gravitational waves could soon reveal how black holes pair up
Spin of merging objects holds the key (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 28, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Tim Wogan Source Type: news

Qubits can swim through seawater
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 26, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Quantum superposition still adds up in three-slit experiment
Interfering large molecules confirm Schrödinger equation, at least for now (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 25, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Edwin Cartlidge Source Type: news

Eccentric orbit affects solar wind on Mars
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 24, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Sarah Tesh Source Type: news

Squishy-sphere splashes could lead to better speedboats
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 24, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Dynamical quantum phase transitions seen in ultracold ions and atoms
Effect occurs with the passage of time (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 23, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Rare gravitational lens caused by mysterious source
The "milli-lens" holds the promise of probing the universe at new scales (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 23, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Keith Cooper Source Type: news

Row threatens Chinese telescope
Astronomers disagree over optical design (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 22, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Ling Xin Source Type: news

US eclipse spoiler alert
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 21, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Sarah Tesh Source Type: news

Squid see clearly in low light using linked proteins
Refractive-index gradient reduces spherical aberration (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 21, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Tim Wogan Source Type: news

Light is seen to scatter off light
Lead-ion collisions reveal phenomenon forbidden in classical physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 19, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Edwin Cartlidge Source Type: news

Rare elements could be forged by neutron stars eaten by black holes
Hypothesis could change understanding of some dark matter (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 18, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Coherent neutrino scattering seen with compact detector
Small detector could lead beyond the Standard Model (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 17, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Tim Wogan Source Type: news

Cosmic-ray detector heads to the International Space Station
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 16, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Michael Banks Source Type: news

'Solar glasses' provide power as well as shade
Device exploits lightweight, semi-transparent organic solar cells (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 15, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Why being average is bad news for ants
Medium-sized ants slide more easily down the slopes of sandy pits dug by antlion larvae (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 15, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Edwin Cartlidge Source Type: news

"Solar glasses" provide power as well as shade
Device exploits lightweight, semi-transparent organic solar cells (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 15, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Live embryos analysed with new microscopy method
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 12, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Sarah Tesh Source Type: news

Solar core spins four times faster than expected
New finding could revolutionize understanding of Sun's structure (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 11, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Keith Cooper Source Type: news

Indian scientists protest over funding
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 10, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Michael Banks Source Type: news

Single photons set for telecom wavelengths
Carbon nanotubes might boost quantum technologies (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 10, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Edwin Cartlidge Source Type: news

No insects harmed with new imaging method
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 10, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Sarah Tesh Source Type: news

Mushroom spores launched by 'catapult'
Engineers mimic how mushrooms disperse spores (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 8, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Tim Wogan Source Type: news

Neptune's unexpected bright storm
Flash Physics: need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 8, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Sarah Tesh Source Type: news

New look for long-neglected accelerator
Souped-up FFAG could rival synchrotrons (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 7, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Edwin Cartlidge Source Type: news

Quark –gluon plasmas rotate at record speed
Spin-polarizedΛ hyperons could shed light on the early universe (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 4, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Hubble detects hot exoplanet's stratosphere
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - August 4, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Sarah Tesh Source Type: news