Archive: 31/07/2011

Discovery of a new magnetic order

Physicists at Forschungszentrum Jülich and the universities of Kiel and Hamburg are the first to discover a regular lattice of stable magnetic skyrmions – radial spiral structures made up of atomic-scale spins – ...

dateJul 31, 2011 in General Physics
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Yosemite to thin out young trees

National parks tend to be a tree hugger's paradise. Layers of federal laws, strict park service rules and even the disapproving scowls from some visitors prohibit so much as driving a nail into a tree, much less cutting one ...

dateJul 31, 2011 in Environment
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