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July 21, 2016 — Heusler alloy NiMnSb could prove valuable as a new material for digital information processing and storage, report scientists. Similar to the ability of a cat to flip itself in the air by twisting ... read more

Students Calculate How to Build Star Trek Photon Torpedoes

July 21, 2016 — Physics students have boldly gone where no student has gone before -- by calculating one way to potentially build photon torpedoes seen in the Star Trek ... read more

X-Ray Studies Could Help Make LIGO Gravitational Wave Detector 10 Times More Sensitive

July 19, 2016 — Scientists are using powerful X-rays to study high-performance mirror coatings that could help make the LIGO gravitational wave observatory 10 times more sensitive to cosmic events that ripple ... read more

July 18, 2016 — Until quite recently, creating a hologram of a single photon was believed to be impossible due to fundamental laws of physics. However, scientists have now successfully applied concepts of classical ... read more

July 18, 2016 — While many techniques can be used for 3-D printing with metals, most rely on computer-controlled melting or sintering of a metal alloy powder by a laser or electron beam. The mechanical properties of ... read more

July 18, 2016 — Scientists have calculated how it is possible to look inside the atom to image individual electron ... read more

July 15, 2016 — Combined experimental and theoretical work opens a unique capability for studying mechanical activation and processing at the single-molecule level, elementary reactions that are involved in many ... read more

July 15, 2016 — The human body is controlled by electrical impulses in the brain, the heart and nervous system. These electrical signals create tiny magnetic fields, which doctors could use to diagnose various ... read more

July 15, 2016 — Scientists have made an object disappear by using a material with nano-size particles that can enhance specific properties on the object's ... read more

July 14, 2016 — A team of researchers from Russia and Germany have managed to find a molecule that, to their opinion, could give the impetus to the development of organic ... read more

July 14, 2016 — Scientists predict the existence of a new kind of spin liquid, a new report explains. The finding is significant because there is a strong relationship between the scientists' mathematical ... read more

July 14, 2016 — Significant new potentials for light harvesting through narrowing the bandgap of titania and graphene quantum dots have been uncovered by ... read more

July 13, 2016 — Unlike classical crystals, quasicrystals do not comprise periodic units, even though they do have a superordinate structure. The formation of the fascinating mosaics that they produce is barely ... read more

July 13, 2016 — A research team has confirmed the first observation of the hot electrons through the exothermic catalytic reaction occurring at the liquid phase. Previous findings were limited to observing hot ... read more

July 12, 2016 — One scientist would like to put sand into your computer. Not beach sand, but silicon dioxide nanoparticles coated with a high dielectric constant polymer to inexpensively provide improved cooling for ... read more

July 12, 2016 — Researchers provide an overview of existing paths to 3-D materials, but the ultimate goal is to create and customize material at the atomic scale. Material would be assembled atom by atom, much like ... read more

July 12, 2016 — A technique that allows humanmade DNA shapes to be placed wherever desired -- to within a margin of error of just 20 nanometers -- now removes a major hurdle for the large-scale integration of ... read more

July 12, 2016 — Using a small quantum system consisting of three superconducting qubits, researchers have uncovered a link between aspects of classical and quantum physics thought to be unrelated: classical chaos ... read more

July 12, 2016 — Researchers have found a way to pinpoint the positions of individual molecules while at the same time measuring their activity and interactions in the same living cell. A dedicated cooling protocol ... read more

Surprising Neutrino Decoherence Inside Supernovae

July 12, 2016 — Neutrinos produced in the core of a supernova are highly localized compared to neutrinos from all other known sources, researchers report. With a new estimate for an entity characterizing neutrinos, ... read more

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