Deutsche Welle (July 7, 2013) He opened up a new world, paving the way for nanotechnology. Gerd Binnig shared the 1986 Nobel Prize in Physics for the invention of the scanning tunneling microscope. For the first time, the ... watch video
FORA.tv (Nov. 29, 2012) CUNY's Institute for Theoretical Sciences discusses the discovery of the Higgs boson particle.
In July, researchers at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Geneva, Switzerland, ... watch video
Reuters (Oct. 8, 2013) Scientists Peter Higgs and Francois Englert win the 2013 Nobel Prize for physics for predicting the existence of the Higgs boson, the particle key to explaining why elementary matter has mass. ... watch video
Reuters - News Video Online (Oct. 4, 2016) Scientists David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz win the 2016 Nobel Prize for Physics for their studies of unusual states of matter. Jillian Kitchener reports.
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AP (Oct. 8, 2013) Describing how subatomic particles get mass wins Nobel physics prize for Francois Englert of Belgium and Peter Higgs of Britain for theory on how the most basic building blocks of the universe ... watch video
Oct. 26, 2016 Imagine an urban neighborhood where most of the cars are self-driving. What would it be like to be a pedestrian? Self-driving cars are programmed to obey the rules of the road, including waiting for ... read more
Oct. 26, 2016 Brain functions are controlled by millions of brain cells. However, in order to understand how the brain controls functions, such as simple reflexes or learning and memory, we must be able to record ... read more
Oct. 24, 2016 A new method to increase the energy density of lithium batteries has now been created by a researcher. He has built a trilayer structure that is stable even in ambient air, ... read more
Oct. 25, 2016 Researchers have used state-of-the-art computer simulation to test a theory from the 1950s that when atoms organize themselves into 3D pentagons they supress crystallisation. The theory has been a ... read more
Oct. 25, 2016 Americans waste up to $19 billion annually in electricity costs due to "vampire appliances," always-on digital devices in the home that suck power even when they are turned ... read more
Feb. 19, 2016 Graphene is a so-called 2D material, meaning that it is only one atom thick film. Graphite, which is a well-known material, consists of huge number of graphene layers on top of each other. Now ... read more
Jan. 8, 2012 Can organic matter behave like a fridge magnet? Scientists have now shown that it can. Researchers took nonmagnetic graphene and then either 'peppered' it with other nonmagnetic atoms like ... read more
Nov. 7, 2011 Electrons moving in graphene behave in an unusual way, as demonstrated by 2010 Nobel Prize laureates for physics Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov, who performed transport experiments on this ... read more