Spin polarization by strong field ionization

Strong field ionization has been studied for over half a century. Yet, the role of electron spin during this process has been largely overlooked. Surprisingly, our joint experimental and theoretical study shows that a chance ...

Show you're being green, and customers conserve

A stay in a hotel often comes with a request from management to re-use towels, turn lights off when not in use, and keep the room temperature in a certain range.

Fruit-fly diet impacts descendants, researcher finds

For a fruit fly, what its grandparents ate may affect how much it weighs. But the passing down of a body type based on diet is not a simple cause and effect, a University of Alabama researcher has found.

Researchers use IT to unlock the mysteries of human evolution

If you've ever seen a delivery truck driving around on campus, there's a small chance there could have been human bones nestled among its cargo. Their destination? Penn State's Center for Quantitative Imaging, where a group ...

New 3-D thermal imaging capability for satellites

Scientists from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have developed a new technique for taking 3D thermal images of satellites. The technique is being developed for prospective use at the European Space Agency's (ESA) largest ...

Nine new open clusters found in the Sun's neighborhood

(Phys.org)—Astronomers from Heidelberg University in Germany and the Observatory of Strasbourg in France have detected nine new open star clusters within 1,500 light years from the sun. The discovery, presented in a paper ...

page 7 from 11