Physicist proves impossibility of quantum time crystals
Could Exotic Matter Provide an Infinite Source of Energy?
The Physics of Pizza Tossing
Magnetic shell provides unprecedented control of magnetic fields
A Theory of Dark Matter
Among the most astounding, unexpected, and important achievements of the past century (or even more) have been the discoveries of dark matter and dark energy, collectively dubbed the "dark sector."
Ex nihilo: Dynamical Casimir effect in metamaterial converts vacuum fluctuations into real photons
NASA spacecraft records 'Earthsong'
Nobody ever said anything about singing, though. A NASA spacecraft has just beamed back a beautiful song sung by our own planet.
Physicists demonstrate 100-fold speed increase in optical quantum memory
When dark energy turned on (Update)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Some six billion light years distant, almost halfway from now back to the big bang, the universe was undergoing an elemental change. Held back until then by the mutual gravitational attraction ...
Shaking the Fundamentals of Physics: At the Limits of the Photoelectric Effect
With extremely short wavelengths and very high intensities, light-matter interaction seems to be different than previously accepted.
Sound could save circuits: Researchers theorize acoustic waves may cool microelectronics
(PhysOrg.com) -- "Hot sounds" has one meaning to music fans and another to physicists. Count a team of researchers at Rice University among the latter, as they've discovered that acoustic waves traveling along ...
Theoretical physicists offer explanation of how bacteria might generate radio waves
Capturing wasted electricity with triboelectric generators
(Phys.org) —With one stomp of his foot, Zhong Lin Wang illuminates a thousand LED bulbs – with no batteries or power cord. The current comes from essentially the same source as that tiny spark that jumps ...