Physics
Physicists calculate proton’s pressure distribution for first time  MIT · 30 minutes
The particle’s core withstands pressures higher than those inside a neutron star, according to a new study. more
With nanopore sensing, physicists detect subtle changes in single particles  nanowerk · 8 hours
The researchers' findings open the door to observe all kinds of interesting phenomenon on nanosurfaces, an area of great interest to chemists. more
With nanopore sensing, physics researchers detect subtle changes in single particles  PHYS.ORG · 8 hours
Researchers in Virginia Commonwealth University's Department of Physics have discovered that a technique known as nanopore sensing can be used to detect subtle changes in clusters,... more
More flexible nanomaterials can make fuel cell cars cheaper  nanowerk · 9 hours
A new method of increasing the reactivity of ultrathin nanosheets, just a few atoms thick, can someday make fuel cells for hydrogen cars cheaper. more
Choreographed entanglement dances: Topological states of quantum matter  Science Magazine · 11 hours
It has long been thought that all different phases of matter arise from symmetry breaking. Without symmetry breaking, there would be no pattern, and matter would be featureless. However, it is now... more
Hachimoji DNA and RNA: A genetic system with eight building blocks  Science Magazine · 11 hours
We report DNA- and RNA-like systems built from eight nucleotide "letters" (hence the name "hachimoji") that form four orthogonal pairs. These synthetic systems meet the structural... more
Ubiquitin-dependent chloroplast-associated protein degradation in plants  Science Magazine · 11 hours
Chloroplasts contain thousands of nucleus-encoded proteins that are imported from the cytosol by translocases in the chloroplast envelope membranes. Proteolytic regulation of the translocases is critically important, but little is known about the underlying mechanisms. We... more
Researchers make coldest quantum gas of molecules  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
JILA researchers have made a long-lived, record-cold gas of molecules that follow the wave patterns of quantum mechanics instead of the strictly particle nature of ordinary classical physics. The creation of this gas boosts... more
More flexible nanomaterials can make fuel cell cars cheaper  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
A new method of increasing the reactivity of ultrathin nanosheets, just a few atoms thick, can someday make fuel cells for hydrogen cars cheaper, finds a new Johns Hopkins study. more
Quantum interface of an electron and a nuclear ensemble  Science Magazine · 11 hours
Coherent excitation of an ensemble of quantum objects underpins quantum many-body phenomena and offers the opportunity to realize a memory that stores quantum information. Thus far, a deterministic and coherent... more
Coherent single-photon emission from colloidal lead halide perovskite quantum dots  Science Magazine · 11 hours
Chemically made colloidal semiconductor quantum dots have long been proposed as scalable and color-tunable single emitters in quantum optics, but they have typically suffered from prohibitively incoherent emission.... more
Quantum dots can spit out clone-like photons  MIT · 11 hours
System that generates coherent single particles of light could help pave the way for quantum information processors or communications. more
STRATCOM looking for fresh ideas on nuclear command and control  SPACE NEWS · 11 hours
The challenge facing U.S. Strategic Command is figuring out how to develop a modern nuclear command,... more
Physicists get thousands of semiconductor nuclei to do 'quantum dances' in unison  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
A team of Cambridge researchers have found a way to control the sea of nuclei in semiconductor quantum dots so they can operate as... more
Quantum dots can spit out clone-like photons  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
In the global quest to develop practical computing and communications devices based on the principles of quantum physics, one potentially useful component has proved elusive: a source of individual particles of light with perfectly... more
Hawaii's False Missile Alert Shows Americans Have No Idea What to Do in Nuclear Attack  LIVE SCIENCE · 12 hours
An erroneous alert about a nuclear attack was sent to Hawaii residents. The ensuing confusion and hysteria revealed... more
New strategy improves efficiency of CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing  PHYS.ORG · 12 hours
The efficiency of CRISPR genome editing tools targeted to the site of interest by Cas9 nucleases varies considerably and a new CMP-fusion strategy, called CRISPR-chrom, enhances the activity up to several-fold. CRISPR-chrom... more
The 'Laminar Express': Engineers dissect the two-seam fastball  PHYS.ORG · 12 hours
The worlds of engineering and baseball have collided. Researchers at Utah State University are breaking down the physics of a new baseball pitch that's been getting a lot of attention. more
Applying computational chemistry to simulate realistic chemical processes  PHYS.ORG · 15 hours
The waters of science are muddy these days—especially at the University of California San Diego where all that separates a chemist from a physicist in some cases is office drywall. Chemists ask... more
Do alpha particle condensates exist in oxygen nuclei?  PHYS.ORG · 15 hours
Nuclei in their lowest energy states (ground state) are composed of neutrons and protons. Two protons and two neutrons in a nucleus can cluster together to form alpha particles. When the nucleus... more
How to freeze heat conduction  PHYS.ORG · 15 hours
Physicists have discovered a new effect, which makes it possible to create excellent thermal insulators which conduct electricity. Such materials can be used to convert waste heat into electrical energy. more
Sculpting stable structures in pure liquids  PHYS.ORG · 15 hours
Oscillating flow and light pulses can be used to create reconfigurable architecture in liquid crystals. Materials scientists can carefully engineer concerted microfluidic flows and localized optothermal fields to achieve control on nucleation , growth and shape... more
'Butterfly-shaped' palladium subnano cluster built in 3-D  PHYS.ORG · 18 hours
Miniaturization is the watchword of progress. Nanoscience, studying structures on the scale of a few atoms, has been at the forefront of chemistry for some time now. Recently, researchers at the University of Tokyo... more
Carbon nanotubes can be produced in a new way by twisting ribbon-like graphene  nanowerk · 18 hours
Researchers utilized symmetry, a time-worn concept of theoretical physics, to develop an effective method to run computer experiments on nanostructures under complex... more
Physicists 'flash-freeze' crystal of 150 ions  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Physicists have 'flash-frozen' a flat crystal of 150 beryllium ions (electrically charged atoms), opening new possibilities for simulating magnetism at the quantum scale and sensing signals from mysterious dark matter. more
Correlated nucleons may solve 35-year-old mystery  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A careful re-analysis of data taken as revealed a possible link between correlated protons and neutrons in the nucleus and a 35-year-old mystery. The data have led to the extraction of a universal function that describes... more
Establishing the molecular blueprint of early embryo development  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A team of biologists, physicists and mathematical modellers have studied the genetic activity of over 100,000 embryonic cells to establish the molecular blueprint of mouse early embryo development. This new research provides... more
In colliding galaxies, a pipsqueak shines bright  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
In the nearby Whirlpool galaxy and its companion galaxy, M51b, two supermassive black holes heat up and devour surrounding material. These two monsters should be the most luminous X-ray sources in sight, but a... more
New machine learning technique rapidly analyzes nanomedicines for cancer immunotherapy  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
With their ability to treat a wide a variety of diseases, spherical nucleic acids (SNAs) are poised to revolutionize medicine. But before these digitally designed nanostructures can reach... more
'Butterfly-shaped' palladium subnano cluster built in 3-D  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Scientists have produced a 3-D cluster molecule based on palladium. First, they created a 'butterfly-shaped' Pd4 framework, using an organosilicon compounds bearing the aromatic substitutents as both template and support for the palladium atoms.... more
Cochlear outer hair cell horizontal top connectors mediate mature stereocilia bundle mechanics  Science Magazine · 1 day
Outer hair cell (OHC) stereocilia bundle deflection opens mechanoelectrical transduction channels at the tips of the stereocilia from the middle and short rows, while... more
Bottlebrush-architectured poly(ethylene glycol) as an efficient vector for RNA interference in vivo  Science Magazine · 1 day
Nonhepatic delivery of small interfering RNAs (siRNAs) remains a challenge for development of RNA interference–based therapeutics. We report a noncationic vector wherein linear poly(ethylene... more
Study of quark speeds finds a solution for a 35-year physics mystery  MIT · 1 day
Number of proton-neutron pairs determine how fast the particles move, results suggest. more
Establishing the molecular blueprint of early embryo development  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
A team of biologists, physicists and mathematical modellers in Cambridge have studied the genetic activity of over 100,000 embryonic cells to establish the molecular blueprint of mouse early embryo development. This new... more
Correlated nucleons may solve 35-year-old mystery  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
A careful re-analysis of data taken at the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility has revealed a possible link between correlated protons and neutrons in the nucleus and a 35-year-old mystery. The data have... more
Physicists 'flash-freeze' crystal of 150 ions  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have "flash-frozen" a flat crystal of 150 beryllium ions (electrically charged atoms), opening new possibilities for simulating magnetism at the quantum scale and sensing signals from... more
Physicists 'flash-freeze' crystal of 150 ions  nanowerk · 2 days
Physicists have 'flash-frozen' a flat crystal of 150 beryllium ions (electrically charged atoms), opening new possibilities for simulating magnetism at the quantum scale and sensing signals from mysterious dark matter. more
Earth's atmosphere stretches out to the moon – and beyond  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
The gaseous layer that wraps around Earth reaches up to 630,000 kilometers away, or 50 times the diameter of our planet, according to a new study based on... more
Arapuca device for international neutrino experiment is enhanced  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A critical part of one of the largest recent particle physics experiments was developed in Brazil. The Arapuca is a light detector to be installed in the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE),... more
Ringed White Dwarf Spotted 145 Light-Years Away  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
Professional astronomers and volunteers working with the Backyard Worlds: Planet 9 citizen science project have spotted the oldest and coldest known white... more
Predicting the existence of heavy nuclei using machine learning  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A collaboration between the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) and the Department of Statistics and Probability (STT) at Michigan State University (MSU) estimated the boundaries of nuclear existence by... more
Scientists identify atomic structure of catalytically active copper-ceria interface  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Recently, Dr. Zhou Yan and Prof. Shen Wenjie at the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and their collaborators identified the atomic structure of... more
Physics explains how pollen gets its stunning diversity of shapes  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 days
These varied pollen patterns can all be explained by one simple trick of physics. more
New optimization method rapidly analyzes nanomedicines for cancer treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
With their ability to treat a wide a variety of diseases, spherical nucleic acids (SNAs) are poised to revolutionize medicine. But before these digitally designed nanostructures can reach their full... more
New technology captures movement of quantum particles with unprecedented resolution  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A new study explores the activity of quantum particles in 2D materials within an unprecedented small time frame and at an extraordinarily high spatial resolution. These are highly... more
When a defect might be beneficial  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Engineers have studied the structure and properties of the commonly occurring planar defects at the atomic scale, which spans only a few tenths of a nanometer. more
Solar tadpole-like jets seen with NASA'S IRIS add new clue to age-old mystery  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Scientists have discovered tadpole-shaped jets coming out of regions with intense magnetic fields on the Sun. Unlike those living on Earth, these... more
New machine learning technique rapidly analyzes nanomedicines for cancer immunotherapy  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Spherical nucleic acids are a class of personalized medicines for treating cancer and other diseasesSNAs are challenging to optimize because their structures can vary in many waysNorthwestern University... more
New imaging technology captures movement of quantum particles with unprecedented resolution  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Excitons—electrically neutral quasiparticles—have extraordinary properties. They exist only in semiconducting and insulating materials and can be easily accessed in two-dimensional (2D) materials just a few atoms... more
Scientists identify atomic structure of catalytically active copper-ceria interface  nanowerk · 3 days
Scientists have identified the atomic structure of the catalytically active copper-ceria interface and proposed a copper bilayer model. more
Confirming a source of the process behind auroras and the formation of stars  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Fast magnetic reconnection, the rapid convergence, separation and explosive snapping together of magnetic field lines, gives rise to northern lights, solar flares... more
Caffeine slows down the movement of water molecules  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Contrary to the well-known stimulating effect on humans, caffeine slows down the movement of water molecules. Researchers from the NWO Institute AMOLF in Amsterdam and the ESPCI in Paris report this in... more
Breakthrough in the search for graphene-based electronics  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
For 15 years, scientists have tried to exploit the "miracle material" graphene to produce nanoscale electronics. On paper, graphene should be great for just that: it is ultra-thin—only one atom thick and therefore two-dimensional,... more
Search engine for new breakthroughs in physics  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Imagine that you have a lot of data, but you do not really know what you are looking for. So what do you do? In that case you use a computer that automatically searches... more
Physicists explain fireballs erupting from grapes in microwave oven  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A trio of researchers with McMaster, Concordia and Trent Universities has solved the mystery of why pairs of grapes ignite into fireballs when cooked together in a microwave oven. In... more
Astronomers publish sky map of thousands of newly discovered galaxies  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
An international team of more than 200 astronomers from 18 countries has published the first phase of a major new radio sky survey at unprecedented sensitivity using the... more
The quest for quasicrystals is a physics adventure tale  SCIENCE-NEWS · 3 days
In ‘The Second Kind of Impossible,’ physicist Paul Steinhardt recounts his journey to find quasicrystals in nature. more
A polariton filter turns ordinary laser light into quantum light  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
An international team of researchers led out of Macquarie University has demonstrated a new approach for converting ordinary laser light into genuine quantum light. more
Observation of quantized heating in quantum matter  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Shaking a physical system typically heats it up, in the sense that the system continuously absorbs energy. When considering a circular shaking pattern, the amount of energy that is absorbed can potentially depend on... more
Hundreds of thousands of new galaxies  nanowerk · 3 days
A new survey reveals hundreds of thousands of previously undetected galaxies, shedding new light on many research areas including the physics of black holes and how clusters of galaxies evolve. more
Why sparks fly when you microwave grapes  Science Magazine · 3 days
Physicists burned out 12 microwaves putting this trick to the test more
Exotic spiraling electrons discovered by physicists  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Rutgers and other physicists have discovered an exotic form of electrons that spin like planets and could lead to advances in lighting, solar cells, lasers and electronic displays. more
Physicists pinpoint a simple mechanism that makes bacteria resistant to antibiotics  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Physicists have for the first time identified a simple mechanism used by potentially deadly bacteria to fend off antibiotics, a discovery which is providing new insights... more
Astrophysicists May Have Found Universe’s ‘Missing Mass’  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
About a third of the normal matter — meaning hydrogen, helium and other elements — created shortly after the Big Bang is... more
Sound waves let quantum systems 'talk' to one another  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Researchers at the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory have invented an innovative way for different types of quantum technology to "talk" to each other using sound. The study,... more
Chemist develops a new catalyst for oxidation and amidation  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
A RUDN chemist has obtained a compound with a new structural type containing atoms of metals (copper and sodium) in a carcass structure and that is shaped like a bicycle... more
Physicists identify simple mechanism used by deadly bacteria to fend off antibiotics  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Physicists at McMaster University have for the first time identified a simple mechanism used by potentially deadly bacteria to fend off antibiotics, a discovery... more
Implementing a practical quantum secure direct communication system  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Quantum secure direct communication (QSDC) is an important branch of quantum communication, based on the principles of quantum mechanics for the direct transmission of classified information. While recent proof-of-principle experimental studies have... more
Physicists pinpoint a simple mechanism that makes bacteria resistant to antibiotics  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Physicists at McMaster University have for the first time identified a simple mechanism used by potentially deadly bacteria to fend off antibiotics, a discovery which is... more
A Nearby River of Stars  ASTRO WATCH · 4 days
Astronomy & Astrophysics publishes the work of researchers from the University of Vienna, who have found a river of stars, a stellar stream in astronomical parlance,... more
New PET/CT tracer shows high detection rate for diagnosis of acute venous thromboembolism  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A first-in-human study featured in the February issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine reports that the novel positron emission tomography/computed tomography... more
Patented IU discovery to treat ARDS has been optioned to Theratome Bio  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A patented Indiana University School of Medicine discovery that uses proteins, lipids and nucleic acids secreted by adult stem cells to treat Acute Respiratory... more
First evidence discovered of a gigantic remnant around an exploding star  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
A San Diego State University astrophysicist has helped discover evidence of a gigantic remnant surrounding an exploding star—a shell of material so huge, it must have... more
Astrophysicists Find New Clue in Search for Universe's Missing Matter  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
Astronomers think they've found a new clue in their continuing quest to solve one of the most substantial mysteries of the cosmos: where about a third of the... more
US-UK-Australia Funding to Improve Global Gravitational Wave Network  ASTRO WATCH · 5 days
A global network of gravitational wave observatories will be upgraded to almost double its sensitivity, the lead science funding agencies... more
PET/CT imaging agent shows promise for better diagnosis of acute venous thromboembolism  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Researchers report that a new nuclear medicine tracer may allow better diagnosis of acute venous thromboembolism (VTE). Acute VTE is a disease that includes... more
What Exactly Is a Black Hole?  ASTRO WATCH · 5 days
What is a black hole? In an article that has just appeared in the journal Nature Astronomy, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) philosopher Erik Curiel shows that... more
Gravitational waves will settle cosmic conundrum  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Measurements of gravitational waves from approximately 50 binary neutron stars over the next decade will definitively resolve an intense debate about how quickly our universe is expanding, according to new findings. more
Lithiophilicity chemistry of heteroatom-doped carbon to guide uniform lithium nucleation in lithium metal anodes  Science Magazine · 6 days
The uncontrollable growth of lithium (Li) dendrites seriously impedes practical applications of Li metal batteries. Various lithiophilic conductive frameworks, especially... more
Sculpting stable structures in pure liquids  Science Magazine · 6 days
Pure liquids in thermodynamic equilibrium are structurally homogeneous. In liquid crystals, flow and light pulses are used to create reconfigurable domains with polar order. Moreover, through careful engineering of concerted microfluidic flows and localized optothermal fields,... more
A river of stars in the solar neighborhood  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Astronomy & Astrophysics publishes the work of researchers from the University of Vienna, who have found a river of stars, a stellar stream in astronomical parlance, covering most of the southern sky.... more
Gravitational Waves Will Settle Cosmic Conundrum  ASTRO WATCH · 7 days
The cosmos has been expanding for 13.8 billion years and its present rate of expansion, known as the Hubble constant, gives the time elapsed... more
Report: Updating the military’s nuclear communications systems a complex and expensive challenge  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
Bill LaPlante, MITRE: The NC3 system “has been studied a lot, its life has been extended as long as we could, and that’s where... more
Why sparks fly when you microwave grapes
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The winner of this year’s ‘Dance Your Ph.D.’ contest turned physics into art
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Tracking pollen with quantum dots
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Laser-induced graphene gets tough, with help
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Physicists create exotic electron liquid
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Research using atom probe tomography reveals chinks in iron crystals that can 'heal'
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Catching atoms in action: watching next-gen materials crystallize
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GRAIL: NASA's Mission to Study the Gravity of the Moon
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IBM launches commercial quantum computing – we're not ready for what comes next
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Physicists use supercomputers and AI to create the most accurate model yet of black hole mergers
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