Superposition revisited: Proposed resolution of double-slit experiment paradox using Feynman path integral formalism
MAVEN mission identifies links in chain leading to atmospheric loss
Early discoveries by NASA's newest Mars orbiter are starting to reveal key features about the loss of the planet's atmosphere to space over time.
Physicists propose superabsorption of light beyond the limits of classical physics
Unusual electronic state found in new class of unconventional superconductors
A team of scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, Columbia Engineering, Columbia Physics and Kyoto University has discovered an unusual form of electronic order ...
Researchers looking to 4-D printing to create biosensors from edible gels
Engineers use liquid drops to make solids stiffer
(Phys.org)—Engineers at Yale University have discovered that the stiffness of liquid drops embedded in solids has something in common with Goldilocks: While large drops of liquids are softer than the solid ...
Inventive thinking leads to improved optical measurements for better X-ray mirrors
(Phys.org)—World-class synchrotron and free-electron laser research facilities, such as Brookhaven National Laboratory's National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II), are expected to yield some very exciting ...
Earnings show less for left-handed, says study
Runtastic turns to VR for optimal workouts
Oldest engraving rewrites view of human history
Anthropologists on Wednesday said they had found the earliest engraving in human history on a fossilised mollusc shell some 500,000 years old, unearthed in colonial-era Indonesia.
Ecologists identify critical life stages for rainforest diversity
The largest trees in a forest may command the most attention, but the smallest seedlings and youngest saplings are the ones that are most critical to the composition and diversity of the forest overall.
Linguistic methods uncover sophisticated meanings, monkey dialects
The same species of monkeys located in separate geographic regions use their alarm calls differently to warn of approaching predators, a linguistic analysis by a team of scientists reveals. The study, which ...
Physicists design zero-friction quantum engine
Curiosity rover finds clues to how water helped shape Martian landscape
(Phys.org)—Observations by NASA's Curiosity Rover indicate Mars' Mount Sharp was built by sediments deposited in a large lake bed over tens of millions of years.