Is salt the key to unlocking the interiors of Neptune and Uranus?
The interiors of several of our Solar System's planets and moons are icy, and ice has been found on distant extrasolar planets, as well. But these bodies aren't filled with the regular kind of water ice that ...
Making new materials with micro-explosions
Scientists have made exotic new materials by creating laser-induced micro-explosions in silicon, the common computer chip material.
High-Tc superconductivity found under high pressure
Drastic enhancement of superconducting transition temperature (Tc) can be induced by placing materials under high pressure, state Yoshihiro Kubozono and his team at Okayama University.