Can dark energy be explained by symmetrons?
Sodium-ion battery cathode has highest energy density to date
Observations of early universe hint at a giant excess of anti-neutrinos
Quantum mechanics explains efficiency of photosynthesis
Light-gathering macromolecules in plant cells transfer energy by taking advantage of molecular vibrations whose physical descriptions have no equivalents in classical physics, according to the first unambiguous ...
Researchers develop graphene supercapacitor holding promise for portable electronics
(PhysOrg.com) -- Electrochemical capacitors (ECs), also known as supercapacitors or ultracapacitors, differ from regular capacitors that you would find in your TV or computer in that they store substantially ...
Researchers study nanogold's potential in biomedicine
Peng Zhang is excited about gold, and you should be too. In particular, he's excited about nanogold, structures of a handful of atoms measuring only a few nanometers in diameter. Zhang, a researcher at Dalhousie ...
Local icosahedral order in metallic glasses
New Data Suggests We Don’t Live in a Void, and Supports Dark Energy
Voyager 1 has left the solar system, says new study
(Phys.org) —Voyager 1 appears to have at long last left our solar system and entered interstellar space, says a University of Maryland-led team of researchers.
Titania-based material holds promise as new insulator for superconductors
Research from North Carolina State University shows that a type of modified titania, or titanium dioxide, holds promise as an electrical insulator for superconducting magnets, allowing heat to dissipate while ...
Energy-efficient technologies developed with people in mind
When engineers design environmentally-friendly cars, such as all-electric or hybrid vehicles, they often focus primarily on their technological features. Ricardo Daziano believes they also should consider ...
Gecko for tracking and alerts takes to Indiegogo for funds
Non-equilibrium quantum states in atmospheric chemistry
(Phys.org)—Research that sheds new light on the microscopic chemical physics driving one of the most important reaction sequences in atmospheric chemistry is published in Science today by Dr David Glowac ...