Physicists find that an ultrahigh-energy proton looks like a black disk
Light control technique could lead to tunable lighting and displays
The next computer: your genes
Scientists find a practical test for string theory
(Phys.org) —Scientists at Towson University in Towson, Maryland, have identified a practical, yet overlooked, test of string theory based on the motions of planets, moons and asteroids, reminiscent of Galileo's ...
Magnetic sensors can measure distances between vehicles
Four reasons why the quantum vacuum may explain dark matter
Swimming upstream: Flux flow reverses for lattice bosons in a magnetic field
New 'topological insulator' could lead to superfast computers
University of Utah engineers discovered a way to create a special material – a metal layer on top of a silicon semiconductor – that could lead to cost-effective, superfast computers that perform lightning-fast ...
Shrinking device makes objects appear smaller than they are
Physicists demonstrate conditions for laser-driven fusion
Magnetic bubbles behave differently than other magnetic defects (w/ video)
Weighted ping-pong balls can fall endlessly through a granular medium (w/ video)
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.