News tagged with friction

'Tangled' physics

Disney's new movie, "Tangled," features the familiar fairy tale character of Rapunzel. The new film promises many twists on the beloved tale, but her long locks will remain prominently featured.

Nov 24, 2010 2 / 5 (3) 1

A crack in the case for supersolids

New experiments are casting doubt on previously reported observations of supersolid helium. In a paper appearing in the current issue of Physical Review Letters, John Reppy (Cornell University) presents research suggesting that p ...

Jun 21, 2010 4.3 / 5 (4) 0