First instance of ball lightning captured on video and spectrographs
Improving lasers with microring mirrors
World's first 3-D acoustic cloaking device hides objects from sound
(Phys.org) —Using little more than a few perforated sheets of plastic and a staggering amount of number crunching, Duke engineers have demonstrated the world's first three-dimensional acoustic cloak. The ...
Scientists discover new water waves
Einstein's gravity theory passes toughest test yet: Bizarre binary star system pushes study of relativity to new limits
(Phys.org) —A strange stellar pair nearly 7,000 light-years from Earth has provided physicists with a unique cosmic laboratory for studying the nature of gravity. The extremely strong gravity of a massive ...
Researchers find first direct evidence of 'spin symmetry' in atoms
Just as diamonds with perfect symmetry may be unusually brilliant jewels, the quantum world has a symmetrical splendor of high scientific value.
Which-way detector unlocks some mystery of the double-slit experiment
New soft motor more closely resembles real muscles (w/ video)
Origin of magnetic fields may lie in special relativity's spacetime distortions
Study links ultrafast machine trading with risk of crash
World's coolest molecules
It's official. Yale physicists have chilled the world's coolest molecules.