(PhysOrg.com) -- The remarkable feat of tying light in knots has been achieved by a team of physicists working at the universities of Bristol, Glasgow and Southampton, UK, reports a paper in Nature Physics this week.
New research published today seeks to push the discovery that light can be tied in knots to the next level.
Hummingbirds rank among the world's largest and most accomplished hovering animals, but how do they manage it in gusty winds?
A team of engineers have created tiny acoustic vortices and used them to grip and spin microscopic particles suspended in water.
A team of researchers from Russia, Spain, Belgium, the U.K. and the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory announced findings last week that may represent a breakthrough in applications of superconductivity.
New research sheds light on the nature of 'unidentified electron objects'—a mysterious class of objects that exists in superfluid helium at low temperature.