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American Physical Society: Physics

  • newSynopsis: OPERA’s Final Stamp on Neutrino Oscillations

    Synopsis: OPERA’s Final Stamp on Neutrino Oscillations

    The final analysis of data collected by the OPERA experiment improves the precision of measurements of neutrinos oscillating between muon and tau flavors.[Physics] Published Tue May 22, 2018
    - 13 hours ago, 22 May 18, 6:00am -
  • Viewpoint: Landauer Principle Stands up to Quantum Test

    Viewpoint: Landauer Principle Stands up to Quantum Test

    Author(s): Massimiliano EspositoA fundamental limit on the heat produced when erasing a bit of information has been confirmed in a fully quantum system.[Physics 11, 49] Published Mon May 21, 2018
    - 2 days ago, 21 May 18, 6:00am -
  • Focus: Why Soft Solids Get Softer

    Focus: Why Soft Solids Get Softer

    Author(s): Michael SchirberSoft materials like gels and creams exhibit fatigue resulting from the stretching of their constituent fibers, according to experiments and simulations.[Physics 11, 50] Published Fri May 18, 2018
    - 5 days ago, 18 May 18, 6:00am -
  • Synopsis: Imaging Domains in Superfluid Helium

    Synopsis: Imaging Domains in Superfluid Helium

    An MRI imaging technique reveals a structure of chiral domains in a slab of superfluid helium-3.[Physics] Published Thu May 17, 2018
    - 6 days ago, 17 May 18, 6:00am -
  • Synopsis: A Missing Piece in the Neutrinoless Beta-Decay Puzzle

    Synopsis: A Missing Piece in the Neutrinoless Beta-Decay Puzzle

    The inclusion of short-range interactions in models of neutrinoless double-beta decay could impact the interpretation of experimental searches for the elusive decay.[Physics] Published Wed May 16, 2018
    - 7 days ago, 16 May 18, 6:00am -
  • Synopsis: Ten-Year Search Finds No Signs of Dark Matter Annihilation

    Synopsis: Ten-Year Search Finds No Signs of Dark Matter Annihilation

    A search for gamma rays from dark matter annihilation comes up empty while improving constraints on parameters of candidate dark matter particles known as WIMPs.[Physics] Published Tue May 15, 2018
    - 8 days ago, 15 May 18, 6:00am -
  • Feature: Meetings: WIMP Alternatives Come Out of the Shadows

    Feature: Meetings: WIMP Alternatives Come Out of the Shadows

    At an annual physics meeting in the Alps, WIMPs appeared to lose their foothold as the favored dark matter candidate, making room for a slew of new ideas.[Physics 11, 48] Published Mon May 14, 2018
    - 9 days ago, 14 May 18, 6:00am -
  • Focus: Fluid Interactions Help Fish in a School Swim Faster

    Focus: Fluid Interactions Help Fish in a School Swim Faster

    Author(s): Philip BallSimulations of fish schools that include fluid dynamics in addition to the usual coordination of individuals lead to faster swimmers and reveal a new collective swimming mode.[Physics 11, 46] Published Fri May 11, 2018
    - 12 days ago, 11 May 18, 6:00am -
  • Feature: Q&A: Looking for Failure

    Feature: Q&A: Looking for Failure

    Karen Daniels explains how force maps in granular materials could be used to design materials that fail in predictable ways.[Physics 11, 47] Published Fri May 11, 2018
    - 12 days ago, 11 May 18, 6:00am -
  • Synopsis: Fitting a Bose-Einstein Condensate inside an Atom

    Synopsis: Fitting a Bose-Einstein Condensate inside an Atom

    A giant Rydberg atom enveloping thousands of ordinary atoms could be used to study ion-atom interactions at ultralow temperatures.[Physics] Published Thu May 10, 2018
    - 13 days ago, 10 May 18, 6:00am -

Nature: Physics

  • Quantum simulation and spectroscopy of entanglement Hamiltonians

    Quantum simulation and spectroscopy of entanglement Hamiltonians

    Quantum simulation and spectroscopy of entanglement HamiltoniansQuantum simulation and spectroscopy of entanglement Hamiltonians, Published online: 21 May 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0151-7The entanglement spectrum of a many-body quantum system enco…
    - 2 days ago, 20 May 18, 8:00pm -
  • Higgs mode in a strongly interacting fermionic superfluid

    Higgs mode in a strongly interacting fermionic superfluid

    Higgs mode in a strongly interacting fermionic superfluidHiggs mode in a strongly interacting fermionic superfluid, Published online: 21 May 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0128-6An off-resonant radiofrequency modulation scheme applied to a strongly int…
    - 2 days ago, 20 May 18, 8:00pm -
  • A hot debut

    A hot debut

    A hot debutA hot debut, Published online: 21 May 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0158-0The first campaign of the largest stellarator ever built, Wendelstein 7-X, has been successful, achieving high electron temperatures and minimal self-generated plasma…
    - 2 days ago, 20 May 18, 8:00pm -
  • Magnetic configuration effects on the Wendelstein 7-X stellarator

    Magnetic configuration effects on the Wendelstein 7-X stellarator

    Magnetic configuration effects on the Wendelstein 7-X stellaratorMagnetic configuration effects on the Wendelstein 7-X stellarator, Published online: 21 May 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0141-9Results from the first experimental campaign of the Wendel…
    - 2 days ago, 20 May 18, 8:00pm -
  • Author Correction: Geometric constraints during epithelial jamming

    Author Correction: Geometric constraints during epithelial jamming

    Author Correction: Geometric constraints during epithelial jammingAuthor Correction: Geometric constraints during epithelial jamming, Published online: 18 May 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0168-yAuthor Correction: Geometric constraints during epitheli…
    - 5 days ago, 17 May 18, 8:00pm -
  • Publisher Correction: Pressure tuning of light-induced superconductivity in K<sub>3</sub>C<sub>60</sub>

    Publisher Correction: Pressure tuning of light-induced superconductivity in K<sub>3</sub>C<sub>60</sub>

    Publisher Correction: Pressure tuning of light-induced superconductivity in K3C60Publisher Correction: Pressure tuning of light-induced superconductivity in K<sub>3</sub>C<sub>60</sub>, Published online: 15 May 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0167-zPubl…
    - 8 days ago, 14 May 18, 8:00pm -
  • Controlling Cherenkov angles with resonance transition radiation

    Controlling Cherenkov angles with resonance transition radiation

    Controlling Cherenkov angles with resonance transition radiationControlling Cherenkov angles with resonance transition radiation, Published online: 14 May 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0138-4The angle of Cherenkov radiation in one-dimensional photonic…
    - 9 days ago, 13 May 18, 8:00pm -
  • Escape the thermal fate

    Escape the thermal fate

    Escape the thermal fate Escape the thermal fate, Published online: 14 May 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0157-1Many-body quantum systems fail to reach thermalization only under specific circumstances. An analysis now reveals a new, different kind of n…
    - 9 days ago, 13 May 18, 8:00pm -

Phys.org: Physics News

Physics Today Magazine

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Scientific American: Physics

  • newHere Come the Waves

    Here Come the Waves

    After a clutch of historic detections, gravitational-wave researchers have set their sights on some ambitious scientific quarry-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    - 10 hours ago, 22 May 18, 9:15am -
  • Quantum Physics May Be Even Spookier Than You Think

    Quantum Physics May Be Even Spookier Than You Think

    A new experiment hints at surprising hidden mechanics of quantum superpositions-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    - 2 days ago, 21 May 18, 6:45am -
  • Radar Scans Detail North Korean Nukes

    Radar Scans Detail North Korean Nukes

    Scientists have added radar info to seismic data, isotope measurements and optical imagery to study covert nuclear tests. Christopher Intagliata reports.-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    - 8 days ago, 14 May 18, 7:25pm -
  • Nuclear Bomb Test Moved North Korea Mountain

    Nuclear Bomb Test Moved North Korea Mountain

    A new analysis of a seismic signal suggests the entire mountain didn’t collapse-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    - 8 days ago, 14 May 18, 2:00pm -
  • The New Era of Multimessenger Astronomy

    The New Era of Multimessenger Astronomy

    Astronomers' newfound ability to see the same cosmic events in light, particles and gravitational waves—a synthesis called multimessenger astronomy—gives them a fuller picture of some of...-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    - 12 days ago, 10 May 18, 8:30am -
  • Universe's Coolest Lab Set to Open Quantum World

    Universe's Coolest Lab Set to Open Quantum World

    NASA’s Cold Atom Laboratory will allow physicists to play with quantum phenomena like never before-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    - 13 days ago, 9 May 18, 1:00pm -
  • Particle Physicists Turn to AI to Cope with CERN's Collision Deluge

    Particle Physicists Turn to AI to Cope with CERN's Collision Deluge

    Can a competition with cash rewards improve techniques for tracking the Large Hadron Collider’s messy particle trajectories?-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    - 14 days ago, 8 May 18, 8:00am -
  • Mars Lander Will Peer Inside the Red Planet

    Mars Lander Will Peer Inside the Red Planet

    The InSight Mission will look at Mars's seismic activity and latent heat to find out more about how planets get made--and how humans might live there.-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    - 15 days ago, 7 May 18, 8:46pm -
  • Africa: Future Worldwide Science Hub

    Africa: Future Worldwide Science Hub

    Thierry Zomahoun, president of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, talks about the potential and needs of science on the continent.-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    - 20 days ago, 2 May 18, 7:51pm -
  • What Time Is It?

    What Time Is It?

    The chronic complaint-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    - 21 days ago, 1 May 18, 2:00pm -
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symmetry magazine

  • newThe personal side of science

    The personal side of science

    The Story Collider visits Fermilab to highlight true stories from scientists. How do snails, shooting stars and science fiction books all relate to physics? They’re just a few examples of where Fermilab scientists and other guest speak…
    - 6 hours ago, 22 May 18, 1:32pm -
  • Five (more) fascinating facts about DUNE

    Five (more) fascinating facts about DUNE

    A lot of cleverness goes into engineering the incredible, dependable, shrinkable Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment. The Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment, designed to solve mysteries about tiny particles called neutrinos, is growing…
    - 5 days ago, 17 May 18, 10:54am -
  • Inside the Large Hadron Collider

    Inside the Large Hadron Collider

    If two protons collide at 99.9999991 percent the speed of light, do they make a sound? What is it like inside the LHC? Symmetry tackles some unconventional questions about the world’s highest energy particle accelerator. The LH…
    - 7 days ago, 15 May 18, 1:11pm -
  • Leveling the playing field

    Leveling the playing field

    Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics aims to encourage more women and gender minorities to pursue careers in physics and improve diversity in the field. Nicole Pfiester, an engineering grad student at Tufts University, says she…
    - 14 days ago, 8 May 18, 12:48pm -
  • Construction begins on SuperCDMS SNOLAB

    Construction begins on SuperCDMS SNOLAB

    The SuperCDMS SNOLAB project is expanding the hunt for dark matter to particles with properties not accessible to any other experiment. The US Department of Energy has approved funding and start of construction for the SuperCDMS SNOLAB…
    - 15 days ago, 7 May 18, 10:05am -
  • Q&A: SLAC’s archivist closes a chapter

    Q&A: SLAC’s archivist closes a chapter

    Approaching retirement, Jean Deken describes what it’s like to preserve decades of collective scientific memory at a national lab. Jean Deken was hired at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory for a daunting task—…
    - 21 days ago, 1 May 18, 12:10pm -
  • First collisions at Belle II

    First collisions at Belle II

    The Japan-based experiment is one step closer to answering mystifying questions about antimatter. For the first time, the SuperKEKB collider at the KEK laboratory in Tsukuba, Japan, is smashing together particles at the heart of a giant d…
    - 27 days ago, 25 Apr 18, 6:30pm -
  • The coevolution of physics and math

    The coevolution of physics and math

    Breakthroughs in physics sometimes require an assist from the field of mathematics—and vice versa. In 1912, Albert Einstein, then a 33-year-old theoretical physicist at the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule in Zürich, was in the mi…
    - 28 days ago, 24 Apr 18, 10:24am -
  • The world’s largest astronomical movie

    The world’s largest astronomical movie

    The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will track billions of objects for 10 years, creating unprecedented opportunities for studies of cosmic mysteries. When the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope begins to survey the night sky in the early 20…
    - 35 days ago, 17 Apr 18, 1:04pm -
  • Right on target

    Right on target

    These hardy physics components live at the center of particle production. For some, a target is part of a game of darts. For others, it’s a retail chain. In particle physics, it’s the site of an intense, complex environment that pla…
    - 41 days ago, 11 Apr 18, 1:31pm -

The Guardian: Physics

  • newThe big bangers: grime smashes into the Hadron Collider
    They rapped in its tunnels and played instruments made out of old science equipment. Could this be Cern’s most amazing experiment yet?‘Anyone attending the performances,” says Jack Jelfs, “will find themselves in a 12-dimensional quantum supe…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 May 18, 12:44pm -
  • Using lots of mirrors, can you see infinity?
    The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsGiven a theoretically perfect set of mirrors reflecting into each other and a perfect set of e…
    - 2 days ago, 21 May 18, 6:30am -
  • Physicist Kate Shaw: ‘Even in conservative places, you do not have to be in conflict with scientific ideas’
    The Cern scientist on her dual role in studying quarks and helping to train a new generation of scientists from Palestine to PeruKate Shaw is a physicist based at the University of Sussex, where she studies the data that pours out of the Atlas experi…
    - 3 days ago, 19 May 18, 1:00pm -
  • Sir Roger Elliott obituary
    Specialist in theoretical physics who investigated the structure of matterOn Roger Elliott’s 60th birthday, a conference in his honour displayed beneath his photograph the title: “Disorder in Condensed Matter Physics”. This reference to his spe…
    - 4 days ago, 18 May 18, 1:24pm -
  • The answer to life, the universe and everything might be 73. Or 67
    A new estimate of the Hubble constant – the rate at which the universe is expanding – is baffling many of the finest minds in the cosmology community A crisis of cosmic proportions is brewing: the universe is expanding 9% faster than it ought to…
    - 12 days ago, 10 May 18, 11:02am -
  • What time is it, and why?
    The particles of which the universe is made don’t much care which way time goes. But we do, and so do the stars and the planets.At what we might call the most “fundamental” level, the laws of nature do not much care in which direction time flow…
    - 14 days ago, 8 May 18, 8:33am -
  • Did the dying Stephen Hawking really mean to strengthen the case for God? | Philip Goff
    In his final paper on the multiverse hypothesis, the world’s best-known atheist made a supernatural creator more plausibleScientists have discovered a surprising fact about our universe in the past 40 years: against incredible odds, the numbers in…
    - 16 days ago, 7 May 18, 6:30am -
  • The Order of Time by Carlo Rovelli review – no difference between past and future
    The author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics has written a vivid account of how we make time and other profound puzzlesTime is a commodity: ours to buy, spend, save, keep, mark or waste. Time has volition: it flies, drags, stands still. The verbs alo…
    - 18 days ago, 5 May 18, 4:59am -
  • Cross Section: Carlo Rovelli – Science Weekly podcast
    Guest host Richard Lea reimagines time with theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli. What is time, after all? Should we be thinking about it differently? Subscribe and review on Acast, Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, Audioboom and Mixcloud. Join the discussi…
    - 19 days ago, 4 May 18, 1:00am -
  • Stephen Hawking's final theory sheds light on the multiverse
    Shortly before he died the eminent physicist completed his final theory of the cosmos, and it’s simpler than we thoughtReality may be made up of multiple universes, but each one may not be so different to our own, according to Stephen Hawking’s f…
    - 20 days ago, 2 May 18, 10:39am -
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