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Scientists make leap in simulating quantum particles
PHYS.ORG New quantum theory research, led by academics at the University of St Andrews' School of Physics, could transform the way scientists predict how quantum particles behave. 56 minutes
Ghostly antineutrinos could help ferret out nuclear tests
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Microfluidic chip for analysis of single cells
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Scientists improve deep learning method for neural networks
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Physicists propose new model to study pairing properties of nuclei
PHYS.ORG A team of Ohio University nuclear physicists has proposed a new theoretical model for calculating pairing properties of atomic nuclei including those found in extreme astrophysical environments. As... 3 days
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How Einstein's equivalence principle extends to the quantum world
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Scientists turn to the quantum realm to improve energy transportation
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Smallest transistor switches current with a single atom in solid electrolyte
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Quantum-inspired computational imaging
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Origin of the bright photoluminescence of few-atom silver clusters confined in LTA zeolites
Science Magazine Silver (Ag) clusters confined in matrices possess remarkable luminescence properties, but little is known about their structural and electronic properties. We characterized... 4 days
Under pressure, hydrogen offers a reflection of giant planet interiors
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Physicists fight laser chaos with quantum chaos to improve laser performance
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Scientists discover why silver clusters emit light
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Smallest transistor worldwide switches current with a single atom in solid electrolyte
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Scientists create anti-laser for a condensate of ultracold atoms
PHYS.ORG An international team of scientists developed the world's first anti-laser for a nonlinear Bose-Einstein condensate of ultracold atoms. For the first time, scientists have demonstrated that it is possible to... 4 days
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Tiny ASTERIA satellite achieves a first for CubeSats
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ASTRO WATCH Scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles present new research on a curious cosmic phenomenon... 4 days
Mapping the future direction for quantum research
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Quantum material is promising 'ion conductor' for research, new technologies
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Fishing quotas upended by nuclear DNA analysis
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Scientists discover organic acid in a protoplanetary disk
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Hole-based artificial atoms could be key to spin-based qubit
PHYS.ORG A UNSW study published this week resolves key challenges in creation of hole-based artificial atoms, with excellent potential for more-stable, faster, more scalable quantum computing. 5 days
Magnetic antiparticles offer new horizons for information technologies
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What do physicists mean when they talk about nothing?
PHYS.ORG Philosophers have debated the nature of "nothing" for thousands of years, but what has modern science got to say about it? In an interview with The Conversation, Martin Rees, Astronomer... 5 days
Neutron stars may hold an answer to neutron puzzle on Earth
PHYS.ORG According to University of Illinois physicist Douglas H. Beck, "Neutrons play some unusual roles in our world. Free neutrons decay in about 900 s but, bound... 5 days
Researchers suggest phonons may have mass and perhaps negative gravity
PHYS.ORG A trio of physicists with Columbia University is making waves with a new theory about phonons—they suggest they might have negative mass, and because of that, have negative... 5 days
Mapping the universe in 3-D
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Real-time dynamic monitoring of cell's nucleus for effective cancer screening
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New study sheds light on how ultralow frequency radio waves and plasmas interact
PHYS.ORG Scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles present new research on a curious cosmic phenomenon known as "whistlers"—very low frequency packets... 6 days
'Ask a Spaceman' Series Brings Universe's Weirdest Mysteries to Facebook Watch
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How hot is Schrödinger's coffee?
SCIENCE DAILY A new uncertainty relation, linking the precision with which temperature can be measured and quantum mechanics, has been discovered. 6 days
Fishing quotas upended by nuclear DNA analysis
SCIENCE DAILY Fishing quotas have been decided using an inadequate method for decades, according to a new study. The same method has also been used to decide about culling, hunting quotas, or translocating threatened species. Analyzing... 6 days
2018-2022 expected to be abnormally hot years
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PHYS.ORG A new uncertainty relation, linking the precision with which temperature can be measured and quantum mechanics, has been discovered at the University of Exeter. 6 days
Protons May Have Outsize Influence on Properties of Neutron Stars
SCI-NEWS.COM A study conducted by an international consortium called the CLAS Collaboration, made up of 182 members... 6 days
Quest for source of black hole dark matter
PHYS.ORG Like a game of "hide and seek," Lawrence Livermore astrophysicists know that there are black holes hiding in the Milky Way, just not where. 6 days
Ancient natural fission reactor offers clues on how to store modern nuclear waste
PHYS.ORG A team of researchers from the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory and Washington University has learned more about possible ways to store modern... 6 days
Researcher accurately determines energy difference between two quantum states
PHYS.ORG A kiwi physicist has discovered the energy difference between two quantum states in the helium atom with unprecedented accuracy, a ground-breaking discovery that contributes to our understanding of the universe... 6 days
Astronomers discover supermassive black hole in an ultracompact dwarf galaxy
PHYS.ORG A team of scientists from the Faculty of Physics and Sternberg State Astronomical Institute, MSU, leading an international collaboration with members from Europe, Chile, the U.S. and Australia... 6 days
A new artificial quantum material for future high-efficiency computers
PHYS.ORG Scientists at Tsinghua University and Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, have demonstrated the ability to control the states of matter, thus controlling internal resistance, within multilayered,... 6 days
Powerful new microscope reveals inner workings of human cells with unprecedented clarity
NEWS MEDICAL VIDEO Australia’s most advanced and powerful microscope, capable of visualizing down to the level of individual atoms, begins its working life today. 6 days
Gravity Assist Podcast: Exoplanet Hunting with Jon Jenkins
SPACE.COM NASA's Chief Scientist, Dr Jim Green, speaks to Kepler scientist Jon Jenkins about hunting exoplanets. 6 days
Controlling nickelate nano-switches with light
PHYS.ORG Dr. Giordano Mattoni, quantum researcher at TU Delft, and his collaborators have shown that the nano-electronic phase transition in a class of materials known as nickelates can be controlled by laser light. Their findings, which were published in... 6 days
Researchers show how specialized nucleic acid-based nanostructures could help target cancer cells
NEWS MEDICAL More than 100 years ago, German Nobel laureate Paul Ehrlich popularized the "magic bullet" concept -- a method that clinicians might one day use... 6 days
Researchers Find Source of Strange 'Negative' Gravity
SPACE.COM Sound has negative mass, which means it drifts upward very slowly, a new study shows. 6 days
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Toward a universal quantum computer
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PHYS.ORG On Saturday, NASA launched a bold mission to fly directly into the sun's atmosphere, with a spacecraft named the Parker Solar Probe, after solar astrophysicist Eugene Parker. The incredibly resilient... 7 days
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