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Scientists create light from vacuum

( -- Scientists at Chalmers University of Technology have succeeded in creating light from vacuum – observing an effect first predicted over 40 years ago. The results will be published tomorrow ...

Nov 17, 2011 4.8 / 5 (79) 105 | with audio podcast

Is dark matter made of axions?

One of the mysteries of our universe is that of dark energy and matter. Scientists all over the world are attempting to discover what particles make up dark energy and matter. “Axions are one of the particles ...

Mar 03, 2008 4.3 / 5 (87) 9 feature

Superconducting Turbojet

An all-electric aircraft could soon appear over the horizon thanks to high-flying scientific research published today in the Institute of Physics' journal, Superconductor Science and Technology. The new type of aircraft, curren ...

Jun 18, 2007 4.3 / 5 (87) 0