New principle sets maximum limit on quantum information communication
Meta-transmitarray offers unprecedented control of light on subwavelength scales
Maxwell's demon can use quantum information to generate work
When liquids behave like solids
Superheavy element 117 confirmed
(Phys.org) —The stage is set for a new, super-heavy element to be added to the periodic table following research published in the latest Physics Review Letters. Led by researchers at Germany's GSI labora ...
Russian researchers find more evidence to support notion that lightning is caused by cosmic rays
Proton spin puzzle: Research reveals gluons make a significant contribution to spin
Results from experiments at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC), a particle collider located at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory, reveal new insights about how quarks ...
Researchers find magnetic state of atoms on graphene sheet impacted by substrate it's grown on
Sandia magnetized fusion technique produces significant results
(Phys.org) —Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories' Z machine have produced a significant output of fusion neutrons, using a method fully functioning for only little more than a year.
First instance of ball lightning captured on video and spectrographs
Microscopic "walkers" find their way across cell surfaces
Nature has developed a wide variety of methods for guiding particular cells, enzymes, and molecules to specific structures inside the body: White blood cells can find their way to the site of an infection, ...
Accidental discovery dramatically improves electrical conductivity
Quite by accident, Washington State University researchers have achieved a 400-fold increase in the electrical conductivity of a crystal simply by exposing it to light. The effect, which lasted for days after ...
Particle detector finds hints of dark matter in space
Researchers at MIT's Laboratory for Nuclear Science have released new measurements that promise to shed light on the origin of dark matter.