New Digital 'Electronics' Concept May Continue Moore's Law
Researchers create 3-D invisibility cloak: study
European researchers have taken the world a step closer to fictional wizard Harry Potter's invisibility cape after they made an object disappear using a three-dimensional "cloak", a study published Thursday in the US-based ...
Scientists discover new water waves
'Flying carpet': Princeton team's plastic sheet can hover above ground (w/ video)
Astrophysicists tackle the Sun and one of physics' biggest unsolved problems
Daniel Wolf Savin and Michael Hahn have been fascinated by the universe since they were boys. For Savin, a senior research scientist in the Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory, discovering Albert Einstein at ...
Single-Molecule Magnets Open New Door for Information Technology
Plasmonic whispering gallery microcavity paves the way to future nanolasers
The principle behind whispering galleries - where words spoken softly beneath a domed ceiling or in a vault can be clearly heard on the opposite side of the chamber - has been used to achieve what could prove ...
Life on Earth shockingly comes from out of this world
(Phys.org) —Early Earth was not very hospitable when it came to jump starting life. In fact, new research shows that life on Earth may have come from out of this world.
World's smallest semiconductor laser heralds new era in optical science
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have reached a new milestone in laser physics by creating the world's smallest semiconductor laser, capable of generating visible light ...
Metal surface can repel electric charges
Magnetic bubbles behave differently than other magnetic defects (w/ video)
Scientists spin photons to send light in one direction
(Phys.org) —Researchers at King's College London have achieved previously unseen levels of control over the travelling direction of electromagnetic waves in waveguides. Their ground-breaking results could ...
New phenomenon could lead to novel types of lasers and sensors
There are several ways to "trap" a beam of light—usually with mirrors, other reflective surfaces, or high-tech materials such as photonic crystals. But now researchers at MIT have discovered a new method ...
2001-2010 warmest decade on record: WMO
Climate change has accelerated in the past decade, the UN weather agency said Friday, releasing data showing that 2001 to 2010 was the warmest decade on record.