Ghana converts obsolete telecomms dish into radio telescope
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - July 5, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Sarah Tesh Source Type: news

Bubble cavitation spotted in liquid crystals
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - July 5, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Longest synchrotron experiment hits 1000 days at Diamond
The research looks at cement used for nuclear-waste storage (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - July 4, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Sarah Tesh Source Type: news

Is the proton lighter than we thought?
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - July 4, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Could volcanic eruptions be predicted using satellite observations?
New approach combines satellite measurements with dynamic models (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - July 4, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Ian Randall Source Type: news

Trump revives US National Space Council
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - July 3, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Infused Antarctic ice could boost neutrino detection
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - July 3, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

NEMO-3 hunts for ultra-rare beta decay
Search for new type of lepton-number violation draws a blank (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - July 1, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Edwin Cartlidge Source Type: news

Supermassive black holes in orbital dance
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 30, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Single photon can encode quantum information in 10 dimensions
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 30, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Scientists honoured by the Institute of Physics
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 30, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Sarah Tesh Source Type: news

Qatar blockade highlights fragility of helium supply
Exclusive news-analysis piece looks at the future of helium cryogenics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 30, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Richard Clarke Source Type: news

Krypton nuclei coexist in two distorted shapes
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 29, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

UK will fund Joint European Torus beyond Brexit
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 29, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

'Nightmare' geometry of Uranus creates tumbling magnetosphere
The ice-giant's magnetosphere opens and closes on a daily basis (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 28, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Sarah Tesh Source Type: news

Four new beamlines to be built at The European Synchrotron
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 28, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

CERN welcomes Lithuania as associate member
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 28, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Dark-matter constraints tightened after LUX no-shows
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 27, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Sarah Tesh Source Type: news

How to make topological plasmons in graphene
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 26, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Mystery of floppy solar jets is solved at last
Neutral particles help create fast-moving plasma spicules (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 24, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Flash Physics: 3D map of Tycho supernova remnant, cosmic glycerol made here on Earth
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 23, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Sarah Tesh Source Type: news

'Momentum microscope' measures quantum correlations
Many-body problem solved for colliding condensates (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 23, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Dead galaxy mystifies astronomers, a photon dam bursts, Space Industry Bill for the UK
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 22, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Sarah Tesh Source Type: news

Flash Physics: X-rays reveal virus structure, Qatar blockade could affect helium supplies, LISA gets go-ahead
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 22, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Sarah Tesh Source Type: news

Optical centrifuge magnetizes molecular gas
Technique could produce large numbers of spin-polarized electrons (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 21, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Physics of skull building, exoplanets come in two sizes, South Korea begins nuclear phase-out
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 20, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Sarah Tesh Source Type: news

'Molecules' of light wiggle and jiggle
Soliton pairs vibrate like two bonded atoms (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 20, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Flash Physics: LIGO gravitational waves are not noise, stretching relaxes white blood cells, India joins ESRF
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 19, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Sarah Tesh Source Type: news

Entanglement distributed over 1200  km by quantum satellite
Orbiting photon source shatters distance record (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 16, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

China launches X-ray telescope
Black holes and neutron stars will be studied by the new instrument (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 16, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Ling Xin Source Type: news

Octopus-inspired adhesive could heal wounds
Tiny suction cups could also improve semiconductor manufacturing (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 15, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Tim Wogan Source Type: news

Flash Physics: US energy agency needs more time, Sun's runaway twin, chemical analysis of fingerprints
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 14, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Sarah Tesh Source Type: news

Rotational superradiance spotted as water swirls down a drain
"Bathtub-wave" experiment could shed light on black-hole physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 14, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Eels have a compass, ancient galaxy alignment puzzles, research productivity rises in Spain
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 13, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Sarah Tesh Source Type: news

Superfluid polaritons seen at room temperature
Quasiparticles could be put to work in optical circuits (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 12, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Belle Dum é Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Hubble tracks dancing stars, 'little brother' Higgs not found, living diode from muscle cells
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 12, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Sarah Tesh Source Type: news

A ‘plasma broom’ for cleaning on Mars
Scientists develop a device to sweep away Martian dust (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 10, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Sarah Tesh Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Dark universe simulation, ferromagnetic 2D material, life ingredient found in stellar system
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 9, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Sarah Tesh Source Type: news

Is turbulent flow universal after all?
Logarithmic relation holds true for different channel types (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 8, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Edwin Cartlidge Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Bent light reveals stellar mass, amorphous topological insulators, Tibetan Plateau rose rapidly
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 8, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Sarah Tesh Source Type: news

Fibre-linked atomic clocks put special relativity to the test
Time dilation confirmed to one part in 100 million by researchers in three European nations (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 8, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Hamish Johnston Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Quantum cryptography for aircraft, AI boosts X-ray probe, cold nebula born in stellar collision
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 7, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Sarah Tesh Source Type: news

Flash Physics: CERN ’s high-school interns, more female engineers manage, exoplanet twins are nearly identical
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 6, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Sarah Tesh Source Type: news

Robust marbles are made of air
Tough microsphere shells protect gas bubbles (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 6, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: Sarah Tesh Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Supernova kicks black-hole spin, neutron-star probe launches, award-winning planetary scientists
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 6, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Exoplanet has huge rings, International Day of Light for 2018, LIGO pioneer bags €750,000 prize
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 2, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

LIGO bags its third black-hole merger
Gravitational waves from event hint that the two black-holes' spins were not aligned (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - June 1, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Camera combines graphene and quantum dots
Device can detect light from infrared to ultraviolet (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - May 31, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Photons could interact in tiny silicon voids, plasma drives high-gain laser amplifier
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - May 31, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Old galaxies make lots of stars, xmons solve linear equations, work begins on giant telescope
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - May 30, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news