Physicists propose explanation for metals behaving badly
Mars may act as a giant planetary pump
Quantum dots with confined light holes could have applications in quantum technologies
How does complex behavior spontaneously emerge in the brain?
Superheated Bose-Einstein condensate exists above critical temperature
Better power grid synchronization may enable smart grids to self-recover from failures
Physicists extend entanglement in Einstein experiment
Point-like defects in a quantum fluid behave like magnetic monopoles
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Peering into cosmic magnetic fields
The generation of cosmic magnetic fields has long intrigued astrophysicists. Since it was first described in 1959, a phenomenon known as Weibel filamentation instability—a plasma instability present in ...
New analysis shows a way to self-propel subatomic particles
Some physical principles have been considered immutable since the time of Isaac Newton: Light always travels in straight lines. No physical object can change its speed unless some outside force acts on it.
Extending Einstein's spooky action for use in quantum networks
An international team, including researchers from Swinburne University of Technology, has demonstrated that the 1935 Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen (EPR) quantum mechanics paradox may be extended to more than two ...
High-temperature superconductor 'fingerprint' found
(Phys.org) —Theorists and experimentalists working together at Cornell may have found the answer to a major challenge in condensed matter physics: identifying the smoking gun of why "unconventional" superconductivity occurs, ...