Eco-friendly ultraviolet LEDs could zap disease
Efficient devices could replace mercury lamps (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - March 11, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Single-atom memory, black hole blew Fermi bubbles, polymer stabilizes ultrathin silicon
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - March 10, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

'Time crystals' built in the lab
Systems break discrete time symmetry (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - March 10, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Women still under-represented in physics, paint-drying mystery solved, LIGO's Ronald Drever dies
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - March 9, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

NASA to launch Cold Atom Lab in space
Mission aims to extend the life of Bose–Einstein condensates (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - March 9, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Stellar heartbeat spotted, sensor detects oil spills, gluon contribution to proton spin
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - March 8, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Organic semiconductor could reverse degenerative blindness
Device inspired by polymer solar cell restores vision in rats (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - March 8, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: ESRF's dinosaur eggs, coffee rings boost electronics, AAAS chief criticizes ban, cash for HERA
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - March 7, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Meet the 'angulon', a new quasiparticle found in superfluid helium
Rotating molecule plus surrounding disturbance is particle-like (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - March 7, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Too radioactive even for robots, IBM to build 50  qubit computer, seeing through opaque materials
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - March 6, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Complex ultrasound signals created by light
Technique could be used to manipulate biological cells (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - March 4, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Intricate crystals made with DNA, laser harnesses Josephson effect, borophene has Dirac cones
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - March 3, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Insects inspire water-repellent material
Superhydrophobicity has been achieved by mimicking cicada wings (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - March 3, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Lensing study backs cold dark matter, cancer detected by Raman spectroscopy, black-hole burbs
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - March 2, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Supernova 1987A enters a new phase
Stellar explosion fascinates astronomers 30 years on (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - March 2, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Frogs see colour at night, new lens sharpens X-rays, PICO-60 puts new limits on dark-matter
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - March 1, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Flower acts as supercapacitor, ORNL head steps down, triboelectricity boosts mass spectrometer
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - March 1, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Climate-friendly aircraft routing could cut environmental damage
Study highlights effects not related to carbon-dioxide emission (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 28, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

New graphene-like material could have a band gap
Mixture of carbon, boron and nitrogen could find use in electronics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 28, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Atoms mimic each other, QCD cracks five loops, metamaterial bricks shape sound
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 27, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Nanoparticles give super-resolution microscopy a boost
Amplified stimulated emission allows low-illumination applications (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 25, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Frozen droplets explode, biophysicist wins Emmy Noether prize, galaxy glows with gamma rays
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 24, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Nuclear energy may come from the sea
Uranium extracted from the sea could provide centuries of power (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 24, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Rhodium breaks up carbon dioxide, UK invests £229m in new institutes, ions sense rotation
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 23, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Seven Earth-like exoplanets orbit nearby star
Conditions for life could exist on at least three of the rocky worlds (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 23, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: 'Queen of Carbon' dies, LHCb spots rare B-meson decay, antineutrino detector is portable
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 22, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Parents' enthusiasm for science boosts teens' exam scores
Talking to children about importance of STEM influences career choices (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 22, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Stellar family history, extremely sensitive electron camera, full-body PET scanner planned
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 21, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Optical clocks hit the road
Two groups unveil very accurate, portable atomic clocks (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 21, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Liquid drops explode, developing world scientists honoured, star breaks X-ray emission record
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 20, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Building blocks of life found on Ceres
Organic compounds may have formed on dwarf planet (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 18, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Massive planet sets star pulsating, new deputy director of BNL's Computational Science Initiative, UAE sets out Mars vision
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Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 17, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Blocking the symmetry of motion
First mechanical metamaterial to overcome reciprocity (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 15, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: magnetizing cockroaches, a young supernova, construction begins on dark-matter detector
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 15, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

New metamaterial enhances natural cooling without power input
Thin glass-polymer sheet increases passive radiative cooling (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 13, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Photons are a drag on the Sun
Stolen angular momentum slows the outer photosphere (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 11, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: MRI pioneer dies, star polluted by ingredients for life, flat lens avoids chromatic aberration
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 10, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Decaying atoms feel a tiny frictional force, say physicists
Calculations show how internal transition affects motion (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 10, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Circuits survive on Venus, electronics powered by stomach acid, Israel tops global R & D spend
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 9, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Entanglement boosts data transmission
Quantum mechanics wrings out extra capacity from optical fibres (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 9, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Starlight closes Bell loophole, elusive white dwarf pulsar, St Andrews champions gender equality
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 8, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

‘Atomtronic’ battery made from Bose-Einstein condensate
Device running on atoms, not electrons, could power atom-based circuits (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 8, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

‘Atomtronic’ battery made from Bose–Einstein condensate
Device running on atoms, not electrons, could power atom-based circuits (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 7, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Flash Physics: How single atoms conduct heat, prosthetic senses arm motion, 3D printer mimics plant porosity
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 7, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Water evaporation generates electrical energy
Nanostructured material could drive essential equipment in warm climates (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - February 7, 2017 Category: Physics Source Type: news