Physics news

3-D printed metamaterial shrinks when heated

Members of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Additive Manufacturing Initiative are among a group of researchers who have developed 3D printed materials with a unique property—instead of expanding when heated, they ...

dateOct 25, 2016 in Condensed Matter
shares17 comments 0

Towards better metallic glasses

Researchers from the University of Bristol have used state-of-the-art computer simulation to test a theory from the 1950s that when atoms organise themselves into 3D pentagons they supress crystallisation.

dateOct 25, 2016 in Condensed Matter
shares191 comments 0

The exciting new age of quantum computing

What does the future hold for computing? Experts at the Networked Quantum Information Technologies Hub (NQIT), based at Oxford University, believe our next great technological leap lies in the development of quantum computing.

dateOct 25, 2016 in Quantum Physics
shares31 comments 0