Tests confirm nickel-78 is a 'doubly magic' isotope
The stability of atoms can vary considerably from one element to the next, and also between isotopes of the same element (whose nuclei contain the same number of protons but different numbers of neutrons). ...
Repulsive gravity as an alternative to dark energy (Part 2: In the quantum vacuum)
Cascade solar concentrator greatly reduces solar cell footprint
Fiber optic light pipes in the retina do much more than simple image transfer
World's most powerful MRI gets set to come online
Irish mathematicians explain why Guinness bubbles sink (w/ video)
Econophysics: Can antimoney prevent the next financial crisis?
Errors on Viking sun compass hint at alternative purpose
Model-independent measurement of dark matter mass could lead to future discoveries
Network paradox may help algorithms overcome 'universal limitation'
Researcher advances a new model for a cosmological enigma—dark matter
Astrophysicists believe that about 80 percent of the substance of our universe is made up of mysterious "dark matter" that can't be perceived by human senses or scientific instruments.
Magnetic shell provides unprecedented control of magnetic fields
Englert and Higgs win Nobel physics prize (Update 4)
Nearly 50 years after they came up with the theory, but little more than a year since the world's biggest atom smasher delivered the proof, Britain's Peter Higgs and Belgian colleague Francois Englert won ...