News tagged with gas atoms

Cold fermions keep distance from each other

Today, quantum optical experiments provide methods to prove the rules that have been thought of and pressed into elegant mathematical equations in those days. In this regard, scientists in the Quantum Many-Body Division of ...

dateJan 04, 2016 in Quantum Physics
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Giving atoms their marching orders

Chemistry professor Linda Shimizu oversees a series of crowd-pleasing chemistry demonstrations in middle and high schools throughout central South Carolina every year. They are spirited affairs, and her research in the laboratory ...

dateJun 24, 2015 in Materials Science
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Water was plentiful in the early universe

Astronomers have long held that water—two hydrogen atoms and an oxygen atom—was a relative latecomer to the universe. They believed that any element heavier than helium had to have been formed in the cores of stars and ...

dateMay 13, 2015 in Astronomy
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