News tagged with particles

Physicists discover family of tetraquarks

Physicists in the Syracuse University College of Arts and Sciences have made science history by confirming the existence of a rare four-quark particle and discovering evidence of three other "exotic" siblings.

dateJul 08, 2016 in General Physics
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Measuring the heat capacity of condensed light

Liquid water is a very good heat storage medium – anyone with a Thermos bottle knows that. However, as soon as water boils or freezes, its storage capacity drops precipitously. Physicists at the University of Bonn have ...

dateApr 19, 2016 in Quantum Physics
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The science of watching paint dry

New research published today in the journal Physical Review Letters has described a new physical mechanism that separates particles according to their size during the drying of wet coatings. The discovery could help improve ...

dateMar 18, 2016 in Condensed Matter
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