Physical Review Letters

New method to better understand atomic nuclei

The precise structure of atomic nuclei is an old problem that has not been fully solved yet, and it also constitutes a current research focus in the field of natural sciences. Together with colleagues from Bonn University, ...

dateSep 24, 2015 in General Physics
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Synapses need only few bits

Deep learning is possibly the most exciting branch of contemporary machine learning. Complex image analysis, speech recognition and self-driving cars are just a few popular examples of a multitude of new applications where ...

dateSep 22, 2015 in General Physics
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Researchers propose new way to chart the cosmos in 3D

If only calculating the distance between Earth and far-off galaxies was as easy as pulling out the old measuring tape. Now UBC researchers are proposing a new way to calculate distances in the cosmos using mysterious bursts ...

dateSep 18, 2015 in Astronomy
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