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 ...
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.
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 ...
Nissan Nismo is smartwatch with driving experience
Simple math may solve longstanding problem of parasite energetics
Feeling faint from the flu? Is your cold causing you to collapse? Your infection is the most likely cause, and, according to a new study by UC Santa Barbara research scientist Ryan Hechinger, it may be possible ...
Characterizing solar cells with nanoscale precision
(Phys.org) —Researchers from the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) have demonstrated a new low energy electron beam technique and used it to probe the nanoscale electronic properties ...