Superheated Bose-Einstein condensate exists above critical temperature
Water desalination system works up to several times faster than others
Nanoporous graphene could outperform best commercial water desalination techniques
Wires turn salt water into freshwater
Scientists create one-dimensional ferroelectric ice
Scientists investigate how ice melts below freezing due to nanowire's pressure
Simulation shows it's possible to move H2O@C60 using electrical charge
Water splitting: Plants provide blueprint for cheap hydrogen production
(Phys.org) —The process by which plants convert energy from the sun's rays into chemical 'fuel' has inspired a new way of generating clean, cheap, renewable hydrogen power which could solve looming problems ...
Scientists develop solar-to-fuel roadmap for crystalline silicon
Bringing the concept of an "artificial leaf" closer to reality, a team of researchers at MIT has published a detailed analysis of all the factors that could limit the efficiency of such a system. The new analysis lays out ...
Atoms at negative absolute temperature: The hottest systems in the world
(Phys.org)—In cold regions on earth, negative temperatures on the Fahrenheit or Celsius scale can often occur in winter; in physics, however, they were so far impossible. On the absolute temperature scale ...
Hydrogel remembers its shape
(Phys.org)—A bit reminiscent of the Terminator T-1000, a new material created by Cornell researchers is so soft that it can flow like a liquid and then, strangely, return to its original shape.
Chemists find smallest number of water molecules needed to form an ice crystal
Glass has potential to be stronger, researchers say
(Phys.org)—Glass is strong enough for so much: windshields, buildings and many other things that need to handle high stress without breaking. But scientists who look at the structure of glass strictly by ...