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Carbon nanotube optics provide optical-based quantum cryptography and quantum computing
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers are exploring the enhanced potential of carbon nanotubes as single-photon emitters for quantum information processing. 3 hours
"Losing the Nobel Prize": A Q&A with Author and Astrophysicist Brian Keating
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Carbon nanotube optics poised to provide pathway to optical-based quantum cryptography and quantum computing
PHYS.ORG Researchers at Los Alamos and partners in France and Germany are exploring the enhanced potential of carbon nanotubes as single-photon... 9 hours
Devastating plant virus is revealed in atomic detail
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Tiny quantum device to redefine ampere
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Physicists probing ever deeper into the stuff of the universe
PHYS.ORG University of Virginia physicists have recently played key roles in new particle physics discoveries. The scientists are involved with large international collaborations using major facilities designed for expanding... 19 hours
Scientists discover how to control the 'excitation' of electronics
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Devastating plant virus is revealed in atomic detail
PHYS.ORG The complex 3-D structure of one of the world's most lethal families of plant viruses has been revealed in unprecedented detail by scientists at the UK's University of Leeds. 22 hours
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Quantum transfer at the push of a button
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Researchers complete milestone in international physics experiment in Switzerland
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Stephen Hawking Buried Between Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin
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Supermassive Black Hole Destroys Star, Launches Jet of Matter
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Experimental benchmarking of quantum control in zero-field nuclear magnetic resonance
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Nanoscale momentum-resolved vibrational spectroscopy
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Revamped collider to shine brighter light on physics mysteries at CERN
REUTERS GENEVA (Reuters) - Europe's physics research center CERN launched an upgrade of its Large... 4 days
In 1968, scientists thought they were close to detecting gravity waves
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Stephen Hawking's Family Will Beam His Voice Toward a Black Hole
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Future quantum technologies may exploit identical particle entanglement
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Research charts the way to more reliable carbon-based microelectronics
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New form of matter may lie just beyond the periodic table
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A new experiment to understand dark matter
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The chances of detecting clumps in atomic nuclei are growing
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CERN starts major upgrade to reap more data at atom smasher
PHYS.ORG The world's largest particle smasher is kicking off a major upgrade to churn out 10 times more data and help unlock the secrets of physics. 4 days
Quantum transfer at the push of a button
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Hawking's voice to be beamed into space during memorial
PHYS.ORG A message from late British astrophysics giant Stephen Hawking will be beamed towards the nearest black hole as his remains are laid to rest in London's Westminster Abbey on Friday. 4 days
Improving mechanical sensor performance through larger damping
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Stephen Hawking's Family Will Beam His Voice Toward a Black Hole
LIVE SCIENCE The physicist's remains will be interred at Westminster Abbey between those of Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin. Meanwhile, his voice will stream through space. 4 days
A dust-enshrouded tidal disruption event with a resolved radio jet in a galaxy merger
Science Magazine Tidal disruption events (TDEs) are transient flares produced when a star is ripped apart by the gravitational field of a... 5 days
Retinal isomerization in bacteriorhodopsin captured by a femtosecond x-ray laser
Science Magazine Ultrafast isomerization of retinal is the primary step in photoresponsive biological functions including vision in humans and ion-transport across bacterial membranes. We studied the sub-picosecond structural dynamics of... 5 days
Astronomers see distant eruption as black hole destroys star
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SCIENCE DAILY The first study of its kind shows how detrimental nuclear attack would be for the aggressor nation. 5 days
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One black hole or two? Dust clouds can explain puzzling features of active galactic nuclei
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), believe clouds of dust, rather than twin black holes,... 5 days
Harmonic oscillator's most 'classical-like' state exhibits nonclassical behavior
PHYS.ORG Showing just how blurry the boundary is between the quantum and classical worlds, physicists in a new study have theoretically demonstrated that a macroscopic oscillating object initially in a classical-like coherent state... 5 days
New and improved way to find baby planets
PHYS.ORG New work from an international team of astronomers including Carnegie's Jaehan Bae used archival radio telescope data to develop a new method for finding very young extrasolar planets. Their technique successfully confirmed... 5 days
How 'gatekeepers' to a cell's nucleus let genetic instructions pass through
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have revealed how the human nuclear pore complex is involved in the flow of genetic information. 5 days
Higgs boson, top quarks linked in milestone collider discovery
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Quantum physics gets attention—and brighter funding prospects—in Congress
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Undersecretary Paul Dabbar paints broad vision for Department of Energy science
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Study unravels how nuclear pore complexes transport mRNAs out of the nucleus
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PHYS.ORG One hundred. That's the number researchers argue is a pragmatic quantity of nuclear weapons for any nation to have. 6 days
Scientists peep deep into a diamond to examine its defects
PHYS.ORG Researchers take a deep look into a diamond to see how the atoms in its platelet defects are arranged in the hardest natural material known to man. 6 days
In physics, a famous paradox that hangs by a thread of light
PHYS.ORG Imagine a metal bar that has been heated at one end. Instead of the heat gradually spreading over its entire length, the bar eventually... 6 days
Wet aluminum hydroxide and oxyhydroxide particles release hydrogen when irradiated
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ECOSTRESS among science payloads on next space station mission
PHYS.ORG A new batch of science is headed to the International Space Station aboard the SpaceX Dragon on the company's 15th mission for commercial resupply services, scheduled for launch June 29... 6 days
Image: Gravity for the loss
PHYS.ORG Space agencies of Europe, assemble! 6 days
Core electron topologies in chemical bonding
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More of the Chinese population will be exposed to heat waves
PHYS.ORG One of the major concerns in climate change studies is how the thermal conditions for the living environment of human beings will change in the future.... 6 days
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PHYS.ORG University of Groningen astronomers have discovered relics of merger events in the Milky Way halo. Five small groups of stars appear to represent mergers with smaller galaxies, while a big 'blob' comprising... 6 days
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Physicists discover how to create the thinnest liquid films ever
SCIENCE DAILY Physicists have discovered a fundamentally new way surfaces can get wet. Their study may allow scientists to create the thinnest films of liquid ever made -- and engineer... 6 days
New GAIA data reveals mergers in Milky Way
SCIENCE DAILY University of Groningen astronomers have discovered relics of merger events in the Milky Way halo. Five small groups of stars appear to represent mergers with smaller galaxies, while a big 'blob' comprising... 6 days
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This heavy element has a football-shaped atomic nucleus
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Making quantum puddles
PHYS.ORG A team of physicists at the University of Vermont have discovered a fundamentally new way surfaces can get wet. Their study may allow scientists to create the thinnest films of liquid ever made—and engineer a new class of surface coatings... 7 days
Speculative wormhole echoes could revolutionize astrophysics
PHYS.ORG The scientific collaborations LIGO and Virgo have detected gravitational waves from the fusion of two black holes, inaugurating a new era in the study of the cosmos. But what if those ripples of space-time were not... 7 days
In her short life, mathematician Emmy Noether changed the face of physics
SCIENCE-NEWS A century after she published a groundbreaking mathematical theory, Emmy Noether gets her due. 7 days
Recently launched twin satellites create 'the Himalaya Plot'
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Researchers study molecular gas in the galaxy Markarian 273
PHYS.ORG An international group of scientists has recently conducted a study of molecular gas in the northern nucleus of an ultra-luminous infrared galaxy known as Markarian 273. The research, which reveals physical and chemical... 7 days
Quantum LEGO—building ultracold molecules
PHYS.ORG Cooling matter is not easy. Atoms and molecules have the tendency to jump around, to rotate and to vibrate. Freezing these particles by slowing them down is a complicated process. For individual atoms, physicists have figured out over the years... 7 days
Neutrinos weighed by the world's most precise scale
SCIENCE DAILY What is the mass of neutrinos? To answer one of the most fundamental and important open questions in modern particle physics and cosmology, the KATRIN Karlsruhe Tritium Neutrino Ex-periment was designed and... 7 days
Researchers find enzymes naturally select their own polymer sequences
PHYS.ORG As free-flowing enzymes travel amid a sea of polymers, a Northwestern Engineering team has found those enzymes prefer to join certain polymer sequences over others, a discovery that could lead... 7 days
Breaking laws, making glass
PHYS.ORG The laws that explain how pizza gets uniformly cooked in an oven are not valid for systems of atoms at ultracold temperatures. A team of researchers at the Center for Theoretical Physics of Complex Systems, within the Institute for Basic... 7 days
1 Million Habitable Planets Could (Theoretically) Orbit a Black Hole. Here's How
LIVE SCIENCE A black hole could have 1 million planets orbiting near it that are potentially capable of supporting life as we know it, an astrophysicist... 1 week
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SCIENCE DAILY After years of working on this problem, Johnson has found an answer that could help water managers better prepare for and respond to outbreaks caused by rain and floods. The answer involves chemistry, physics. . .... 1 week
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ASTRO WATCH The UK, through the work of the University of Glasgow’s Institute for Gravitational Research and the Science and Technology Facilities... 1 week
Scientists pinpoint potential treatment target for pediatric liver cancer
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The quantum choreographer
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PHYS.ORG A team of researchers from China, Germany and the U.S. has found that boson... 1 week
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Building a robotic eel that swims through your body
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UK to offer Stephen Hawking fellowships
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Researchers develop virtual composer assistant
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Metric-based virtual reality simulation improves training for physicians in mechanical thrombectomy
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Physicists create new class of 2-D artificial materials
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Silicon provides means to control quantum bits for faster algorithms
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Seawater yields first grams of yellowcake: Yarn-like material collects largest amount of uranium to date
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