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American Physical Society: Physics

  • newSynopsis: Let Disorder Dictate Topology

    Synopsis: Let Disorder Dictate Topology

    Author(s): Matteo RiniBy varying the amount of disorder in a photonic crystal, researchers can control several topological features of the crystal.[Physics 13, s123] Published Thu Sep 24, 2020
    - 16 hours ago, 24 Sep 20, 6:00am -
  • newViewpoint: Shining a Light on Hidden Spin Dynamics

    Viewpoint: Shining a Light on Hidden Spin Dynamics

    Author(s): Darío A. ArenaResearchers combine ferromagnetic resonance with x-ray reflectivity to map out the complex spin behavior of a magnetic multilayer.[Physics 13, 151] Published Thu Sep 24, 2020
    - 16 hours ago, 24 Sep 20, 6:00am -
  • Synopsis: Filaments Move Quickly Through a Crowd

    Synopsis: Filaments Move Quickly Through a Crowd

    Author(s): Rachel BerkowitzA dense network inhibits the rotation of self-propelled protein filaments but unexpectedly promotes their overall diffusivity.[Physics 13, s121] Published Wed Sep 23, 2020
    - 2 days ago, 23 Sep 20, 6:00am -
  • Viewpoint: A Precise Parity-Violation Measurement in Light Nuclei

    Viewpoint: A Precise Parity-Violation Measurement in Light Nuclei

    Author(s): Matthias R. Schindler and Roxanne P. SpringerA new measurement from the n3He Collaboration advances understanding of parity violation in few-nucleon systems.[Physics 13, 149] Published Wed Sep 23, 2020
    - 2 days ago, 23 Sep 20, 6:00am -
  • Arts & Culture: Scientists Take on Poetry

    Arts & Culture: Scientists Take on Poetry

    Author(s): Katherine WrightStuck with how to present your latest scientific project? Try a poem.[Physics 13, 150] Published Tue Sep 22, 2020
    - 3 days ago, 22 Sep 20, 6:00am -
  • Synopsis: Massive Mirrors Feel Fluctuating Photon Forces

    Synopsis: Massive Mirrors Feel Fluctuating Photon Forces

    Author(s): Marric StephensThe LIGO and Virgo experiments measure a previously unobserved quantum effect acting at the macroscopic scale.[Physics 13, s113] Published Tue Sep 22, 2020
    - 3 days ago, 22 Sep 20, 6:00am -
  • Opinion: Quantum at Scale

    Opinion: Quantum at Scale

    Author(s): Joseph S. Broz, Irfan Siddiqi, and Darío GilQuantum technology can only fulfill its promise when it reaches a large scale and proves its value to society.[Physics 13, 146] Published Mon Sep 21, 2020
    - 4 days ago, 21 Sep 20, 6:00am -
  • Trend: Sustainable Plastics Inspired by Nature

    Trend: Sustainable Plastics Inspired by Nature

    Author(s): Peter HalleyPlant-based plastics offer a sustainable alternative to traditional petrochemical plastics. Scientists and engineers are making the shift easier by fine-tuning the structure and function of these biomaterials while also develop…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Sep 20, 6:00am -
  • Research News: Major Physics Publisher Goes Double Blind

    Research News: Major Physics Publisher Goes Double Blind

    Author(s): Matteo RiniIn an effort to increase fairness, the Institute of Physics Publishing plans to anonymize both reviewers and authors during the review process for its journals.[Physics 13, 148] Published Fri Sep 18, 2020
    - 7 days ago, 18 Sep 20, 6:00am -
  • Focus: Compression of Tumors Causes Drug Resistance

    Focus: Compression of Tumors Causes Drug Resistance

    Author(s): Dan GaristoPressure that develops as a tumor grows can limit the effectiveness of chemotherapy treatments.[Physics 13, 147] Published Fri Sep 18, 2020
    - 7 days ago, 18 Sep 20, 6:00am -

Nature: Physics

  • A roadmap for the future

    A roadmap for the future

    Nature Physics, Published online: 24 September 2020; doi:10.1038/s41567-020-01054-6The particle physics community refreshes the roadmap for the field in Europe, taking into account the worldwide context, in the so-called European Strategy for Particl…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Sep 20, 8:00pm -
  • Thermodynamic evidence for a two-component superconducting order parameter in Sr<sub>2</sub>RuO<sub>4</sub>

    Thermodynamic evidence for a two-component superconducting order parameter in Sr<sub>2</sub>RuO<sub>4</sub>

    Nature Physics, Published online: 21 September 2020; doi:10.1038/s41567-020-1032-4Ultrasound measurements show that the superconducting order parameter in strontium ruthenate must have two components.
    - 4 days ago, 20 Sep 20, 8:00pm -
  • Observation of energy-resolved many-body localization

    Observation of energy-resolved many-body localization

    Nature Physics, Published online: 21 September 2020; doi:10.1038/s41567-020-1035-1Many-body localization—a phenomenon where an isolated system fails to reach thermal equilibrium—has been studied with a programmable quantum processor, which reveal…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Sep 20, 8:00pm -
  • Time–information uncertainty relations in thermodynamics

    Time–information uncertainty relations in thermodynamics

    Nature Physics, Published online: 21 September 2020; doi:10.1038/s41567-020-0981-yA time–information uncertainty relation in thermodynamics has been derived, analogous to the time–energy uncertainty relation in quantum mechanics, imposing limits…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Sep 20, 8:00pm -
  • The symmetry of superconducting Sr<sub>2</sub>RuO<sub>4</sub>

    The symmetry of superconducting Sr<sub>2</sub>RuO<sub>4</sub>

    Nature Physics, Published online: 21 September 2020; doi:10.1038/s41567-020-1034-2Ultrasound experiments reveal a multicomponent superconducting order parameter in Sr2RuO4.
    - 4 days ago, 20 Sep 20, 8:00pm -
  • An odd couple

    An odd couple

    Nature Physics, Published online: 21 September 2020; doi:10.1038/s41567-020-1020-8An atomic spin oscillator coupled to a mechanical membrane resonator forms an effective negative-mass oscillator. Entanglement in this hybrid quantum system is created…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Sep 20, 8:00pm -
  • Machine learning the thermodynamic arrow of time

    Machine learning the thermodynamic arrow of time

    Nature Physics, Published online: 21 September 2020; doi:10.1038/s41567-020-1018-2The phrase ‘arrow of time’ refers to the asymmetry in the flow of events. A machine learning algorithm trained to infer its direction identifies entropy production…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Sep 20, 8:00pm -
  • Ultrasound evidence for a two-component superconducting order parameter in Sr<sub>2</sub>RuO<sub>4</sub>

    Ultrasound evidence for a two-component superconducting order parameter in Sr<sub>2</sub>RuO<sub>4</sub>

    Nature Physics, Published online: 21 September 2020; doi:10.1038/s41567-020-1033-3Ultrasound experiments show that the superconducting order parameter in strontium ruthenate must have two components.
    - 4 days ago, 20 Sep 20, 8:00pm -

Phys.org: Physics News

  • newScientists achieve higher precision weak force measurement between protons, neutrons

    Scientists achieve higher precision weak force measurement between protons, neutrons

    Through a one-of-a-kind experiment at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, nuclear physicists have precisely measured the weak interaction between protons and neutrons. The result quantifies the weak force theory as predicted by…
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Sep 20, 4:00pm -
  • newNew system detects faint communications signals using the principles of quantum physics

    New system detects faint communications signals using the principles of quantum physics

    Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have devised and demonstrated a system that could dramatically increase the performance of communications networks while enabling record-low error rates in detecting even the fa…
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Sep 20, 3:58pm -
  • newA self-erasing chip for security and anti-counterfeit tech

    A self-erasing chip for security and anti-counterfeit tech

    Self-erasing chips developed at the University of Michigan could help stop counterfeit electronics or provide alerts if sensitive shipments are tampered with.
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Sep 20, 3:50pm -
  • newA question of quantum reality

    A question of quantum reality

    Physicist Reinhold Bertlmann of the University of Vienna, Austria has published a review of the work of his late long-term collaborator John Stewart Bell of CERN, Geneva in EPJ H. This review, "Real or Not Real: that is the question," explores Bell's…
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Sep 20, 12:54pm -
  • newBridging the gap between the magnetic and electronic properties of topological insulators

    Bridging the gap between the magnetic and electronic properties of topological insulators

    Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology shed light on the relationship between the magnetic properties of topological insulators and their electronic band structure. Their experimental results offer new insights into recent debates regarding the…
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Sep 20, 12:50pm -
  • newOptimizing of VCSEL photon lifetime for minimum energy consumption at varying bit rates

    Optimizing of VCSEL photon lifetime for minimum energy consumption at varying bit rates

    The explosive growth of internet use leads to an explosion of the energy consumption of data centers. Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers (VCSELs) are key enabling devices meeting the requirements of optical interconnects in such data centers up…
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Sep 20, 11:03am -
  • newYoung physicist 'squares the numbers' on time travel

    Young physicist 'squares the numbers' on time travel

    Paradox-free time travel is theoretically possible, according to the mathematical modeling of a prodigious University of Queensland undergraduate student.
    - 11 hours ago, 24 Sep 20, 10:43am -
  • newThe return of the spin echo

    The return of the spin echo

    A research team from Garching and Vienna discovered a remarkable echo effect that offers exciting new possibilities for working with quantum information.
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Sep 20, 9:50am -
  • newGravity causes homogeneity of the universe

    Gravity causes homogeneity of the universe

    Gravity can accelerate the homogenization of space-time as the universe evolves. This insight is based on theoretical studies of the physicist David Fajman of the University of Vienna. The mathematical methods developed within the research project al…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Sep 20, 9:40am -
  • newImpurities enhance polymer LED efficiencies

    Impurities enhance polymer LED efficiencies

    Molecular dynamics simulations have shown that the mysteriously high efficiency of polymer LEDs arises from interactions between triplet excitons in their polymer chains, and unpaired electrons in their molecular impurities.
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Sep 20, 9:32am -

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Scientific American: Physics

  • The First Ever Image of a Black Hole Is Now a Movie

    The First Ever Image of a Black Hole Is Now a Movie

    Pictures created from old observations show the void’s stormy evolution over the past decade-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    - 1 day ago, 23 Sep 20, 3:30pm -
  • Powerful New Observatory Will Taste Neutrinos' Flavors

    Powerful New Observatory Will Taste Neutrinos' Flavors

    The Chinese JUNO experiment will aim to answer a mystery about the particles’ mass-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    - 3 days ago, 22 Sep 20, 9:00am -
  • Bricks Can Be Turned into Batteries

    Bricks Can Be Turned into Batteries

    Pumping cheap iron-oxide-rich red bricks with specific vapors that form polymers enables the bricks to become electrical-charge-storage devices.-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    - 14 days ago, 10 Sep 20, 3:54pm -
  • Google's Quantum Computer Achieves Chemistry Milestone

    Google's Quantum Computer Achieves Chemistry Milestone

    A downsized version of the company’s Sycamore chip performed a record-breaking simulation of a chemical reaction-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    - 21 days ago, 4 Sep 20, 6:45am -
  • Star Systems Can Be Born Topsy-Turvy

    Star Systems Can Be Born Topsy-Turvy

    Astronomers observed an odd triple-star system that offers clues about misaligned planetary orbits. Christopher Intagliata reports.-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    - 21 days ago, 3 Sep 20, 7:35pm -
  • Physicists Create City-Sized Ultrasecure Quantum Network

    Physicists Create City-Sized Ultrasecure Quantum Network

    Capable of connecting eight or more users across distances of 17 kilometers, the demonstration is another milestone toward developing a fully quantum Internet-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    - 22 days ago, 3 Sep 20, 6:45am -
  • Luna-25 Lander Renews Russian Moon Rush

    Luna-25 Lander Renews Russian Moon Rush

    The former front-runner in the lunar space race aims to rekindle its exploration after nearly half a century-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    - 29 days ago, 27 Aug 20, 6:45am -
  • Quantum Escapism

    Quantum Escapism

    How quantum mechanics gives me a refuge from reality-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    - 33 days ago, 22 Aug 20, 12:00pm -
  • Lidar Advances Show Mosquito Rush Hours

    Lidar Advances Show Mosquito Rush Hours

    New research shows how a laser-based system can help detect mosquito movements-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    - 35 days ago, 21 Aug 20, 6:45am -
  • Mystery of Interstellar Visitor 'Oumuamua Gets Trickier

    Mystery of Interstellar Visitor 'Oumuamua Gets Trickier

    Aliens? Or a chunk of solid hydrogen? Which idea makes less sense?-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    - 36 days ago, 19 Aug 20, 4:00pm -
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  • Nature through the looking glass

    Nature through the looking glass

    Handedness—and the related concept of chirality—are double-sided ways of understanding how matter breaks symmetries. Our right and left hands are reflections of one another, but they are not equal. To hide one hand perfectly behind th…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Sep 20, 1:04pm -
  • Parking the LHC proton train

    Parking the LHC proton train

    Particle accelerators like the LHC require intricate beam dump systems to safely dispose of high-energy particles after each run. The Large Hadron Collider at CERN is the world’s most powerful particle accelerator. It hurtles hundreds o…
    - 8 days ago, 17 Sep 20, 9:27am -
  • The neutrino painter

    The neutrino painter

    In this stop-motion video, Symmetry writer Zack Savitsky imagines an artist whose supplies have taken on some of the properties of neutrinos. Particle physics is driven by surprise. Researchers in the 1960s studying tiny but ubiquitous pa…
    - 9 days ago, 15 Sep 20, 10:57am -
  • A robot ballet

    A robot ballet

    Humans and robots work together in a carefully choreographed dance for the Mu2e experiment. Every particle beam target reaches the end of its life.And while humans perform much of the work in Fermilab’s Mu2e experiment, a few tasks, s…
    - 14 days ago, 10 Sep 20, 1:16pm -
  • Scientists capture largest digital photo ever taken in a single shot

    Scientists capture largest digital photo ever taken in a single shot

    Sensors for the world’s largest digital camera have snapped their first 3200-megapixel images at SLAC. Crews at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have taken the first 3200-megapixel digital photos—the…
    - 16 days ago, 8 Sep 20, 12:26pm -
  • How big is a neutron star?

    How big is a neutron star?

    Astrophysicists are combining multiple methods to reveal the secrets of some of the weirdest objects in the universe. Neutron stars are arguably the strangest objects in the cosmos. Born from the deaths of massive stars, they combine stro…
    - 23 days ago, 1 Sep 20, 1:47pm -
  • A bit of MAGIC

    A bit of MAGIC

    The MAGIC telescope’s first observation of a gamma-ray burst gave astronomers surprising new insight into the phenomenon. Elena Moretti was filling out paperwork in her room at the astronomer dormitories at the Canary Islands’ Roque d…
    - 30 days ago, 25 Aug 20, 12:26pm -
  • LHC creates matter from light

    LHC creates matter from light

    Scientists on an experiment at the Large Hadron Collider see massive W particles emerging from collisions with electromagnetic fields. How can this happen? The Large Hadron Collider plays with Albert Einstein’s famous equation, E = mc²…
    - 31 days ago, 24 Aug 20, 1:28pm -
  • Long-lived particles get their moment

    Long-lived particles get their moment

    Scientists on experiments at the LHC are redesigning their methods and building supplemental detectors to look for new particles that might be evading them. Duke University postdoc Katherine Pachal has spent the last ten years—from unde…
    - 38 days ago, 18 Aug 20, 8:47am -
  • A new view of the Higgs boson

    A new view of the Higgs boson

    Scientists know the Higgs boson interacts with extremely massive particles. Now, they’re starting to study how it interacts with lighter particles as well. Immediately after the Big Bang, every particle in the universe traveled at the s…
    - 42 days ago, 13 Aug 20, 11:22am -

The Guardian: Physics

  • What does it mean to be alive? Paul Nurse on defining 'life'
    Is it possible to define the biological, chemical and physical functions that separate cells, plants and even humans from inanimate objects? In his new book, Paul Nurse, Nobel prize winner and director of the Francis Crick Institute, addresses a ques…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Sep 20, 12:00am -
  • Letter: Frank Barnaby obituary
    Four decades ago, when I was a researcher getting to grips with the complexities of the politics and physics of plutonium for my PhD, I contacted Frank Barnaby, then director of the peace research organisation Sipri in Stockholm. With characteristic…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Sep 20, 11:18am -
  • Whatever floats your boat? Scientists defy gravity with levitating liquid
    Researchers use vibrations to make toy vessels bob about under floating layer of liquidScientists have turned the world upside down with a curious quirk of physics that allowed them to float toy boats the wrong way up beneath a levitating body of liq…
    - 22 days ago, 2 Sep 20, 11:04am -
  • How upside-down floating boats appear to defy gravity – video
    Scientists have been able to float a toy boat upside down on a levitating body of water using a quirky rule of physics.Researchers believe the finding could have practical implications to separate waste from water and process mineralsWhatever floats…
    - 22 days ago, 2 Sep 20, 11:00am -
  • Frank Barnaby obituary
    Radiation physicist at Aldermaston who went on to warn of the dangers posed by the civil and military uses of nuclear energyThe nuclear weapons scientist Frank Barnaby, who has died aged 92, became one of the most effective critics of the internation…
    - 31 days ago, 24 Aug 20, 11:56am -
  • Katie Mack: 'I didn't anticipate being in a pop song when I went off to study physics'
    The cosmologist, author and Twitter sensation on ‘heat death’, getting heckled by Stephen Hawking – and being name-checked on a No 1 albumKatie Mack achieves two improbable feats with her new book, The End of Everything (Astrophysically Speakin…
    - 46 days ago, 9 Aug 20, 10:00am -
  • The fight over the Hubble constant – podcast
    When it comes to the expansion rate of the universe, trying to get a straight answer isn’t easy. That’s because the two best ways of measuring what’s known as the Hubble constant are giving different results. As each method becomes increasingly…
    - 50 days ago, 6 Aug 20, 8:11am -
  • Nigel Weiss obituary
    Astrophysicist who studied the interaction between the rotation and magnetic field of the sun behind sunspots and solar flaresNigel Weiss, who has died aged 83, was a world authority on the physics of sunspots and the mechanisms driving a cycle of so…
    - 50 days ago, 5 Aug 20, 12:21pm -
  • How many contactable alien civilisations are out there? – podcast
    Could there really be other civilisations out there in the Milky Way? Nicola Davis talks to Prof Chris Conselice, whose recent work revises the decades-old Drake equation to throw new light on the possibility of contactable alien life existing in our…
    - 78 days ago, 9 Jul 20, 12:00am -
  • Hydrogen fuel bubbles up the agenda as investments rocket
    Governments and carmakers press on with hydrogen fuel cells to power cars, buses, trains and even aircraftMore than 50 years ago hydrogen fuel cells helped put Neil Armstrong on the moon, but mainstream usage of the technology has remained elusive si…
    - 88 days ago, 28 Jun 20, 12:01pm -
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