### Indestructible bridges could be reality

A new generation of indestructible bridges could be possible, thanks to research from the University of Warwick.

A new generation of indestructible bridges could be possible, thanks to research from the University of Warwick.

Jul 13, 2016
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Theoretical physicist Frank Wilhelm-Mauch and his research team at Saarland University have developed a mathematical model for a type of microscopic test lab that could provide new and deeper insight into the world of quantum ...

Oct 25, 2013
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Quantum Physics

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Elementary particles are the fundamental buildings blocks of matter, and their properties are described by the Standard Model of particle physics. The discovery of the Higgs boson at the CERN in 2012 constitutes a further ...

Jun 22, 2016
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Quantum Physics

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What if spacetime were a kind of fluid? This is the question tackled by theoretical physicists working on quantum gravity by creating models attempting to reconcile gravity and quantum mechanics. Some of these models predict ...

Apr 23, 2014
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Quantum Physics

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In March of last year, scientists working with the Large Hadron Collider at the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Geneva, Switzerland, identified the Higgs boson, the last elusive particle in the Standard Model ...

Jul 17, 2013
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General Physics

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(Phys.org)—A mathematician at the University of Glasgow is helping to find an answer to one of the last unsolved problems in classical mechanics.

Nov 15, 2012
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General Physics

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Quantum computers are devices—still largely theoretical—that could perform certain types of computations much faster than classical computers; one way they might do that is by exploiting "spin," a property of tiny particles ...

Nov 27, 2012
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Quantum Physics

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In the life of many successful networks, the connections between elements increase over time. As connections are added, there comes a critical moment when the network's overall connectivity rises rapidly with each new link.

Mar 12, 2009
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Mathematics

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(Phys.org) —Researchers from the University of Tübingen have been able to show for the first time how microorganisms contributed to the formation of the world's biggest iron ore deposits. The biggest known deposits – ...

Apr 25, 2013
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Earth Sciences

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The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has published research in Nature Communications that updates one of the most fundamental concepts in the physics of quantum electronic devices - the standard tunnelling model (STM).

Jun 18, 2014
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Quantum Physics

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