News tagged with particle physics

SLAC-designed chips empower X-ray science

It may sound like chasing rainbows: Detecting flashes of light and energy that are invisible to the human eye and last only for a trillionth of an eye-blink. These flashes, in the form of X-rays, gamma rays and other wavelengths, ...

dateNov 14, 2013 in General Physics
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When fluid dynamics mimic quantum mechanics

In the early days of quantum physics, in an attempt to explain the wavelike behavior of quantum particles, the French physicist Louis de Broglie proposed what he called a "pilot wave" theory. According to de Broglie, moving ...

dateJul 29, 2013 in Quantum Physics
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How to uncover the true face of atomic nuclei?

Protons and neutrons are the basic constituents of atomic nuclei. Are they distributed homogeneously, or perhaps in quartets consisting of two protons and two neutrons? Physicists from Poland and Spain have recently presented ...

dateJul 10, 2014 in General Physics
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