New lens device will shrink huge light waves to pinpoints
Manipulating light waves, or electromagnetic radiation, has led to many technologies, from cameras to lasers to medical imaging machines that can see inside the human body.
Dark Energy v. The Void: What if Copernicus was Wrong?
Dark energy is at the heart of one of the greatest mysteries of modern physics, but it may be nothing more than an illusion, according physicists at Oxford University. The problem facing astrophysicists is that they have ...
New spintronics effect could lead to magnetic batteries
Scientists make first observation of Airy optical beams
Researchers Move Closer To New Class of Memory
Computer memory that combines the high performance and reliability of flash with the low cost and high capacity of the hard disk drive could be closer than you think, thanks to a team of IBM scientists.
Physicists Rule Out the Production of Dangerous Black Holes at the LHC
Researchers make milestone discovery in quantum mechanics
Researchers at UC Santa Barbara have recently reached what they are calling a milestone in experimental quantum mechanics.
Black Holes Made of Light
Scientists at the University of St Andrews have used lasers to simulate a black hole in their laboratory.
Getting rid of the twin image that plagues holography
A New Reflection in the Mirror
String Theory's Next Top Model
Ernest Rutherford used to tell his physics students that if they couldn't explain a concept to a barmaid, they didn't really understand the concept. With regard to the cosmological implications of string theory, ...
Invisibility cloak now within sight: scientists (Update 2)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have for the first time engineered 3-D materials that can reverse the natural direction of visible and near-infrared light, a development ...