News tagged with electrons

Adventures in acoustic cosmology

A project that explores whether there is a musical equivalent to the curvature of spacetime will be presented on Thursday 6 July by Gavin Starks at the National Astronomy Meeting at the University of Hull.

dateJul 06, 2017 in Astronomy
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2-D materials clean up their act

Two-dimensional materials such as graphene may only be one or two atoms thick but they are poised to power flexible electronics, revolutionise composites and even clean our water.

dateAug 02, 2017 in Nanomaterials
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When electrons ride a wave

Conventional electron accelerators have become an indispensable tool in modern research. The extremely bright radiation generated by synchrotrons, or free electron lasers, provides unique insights into matter at the atomic ...

dateSep 08, 2017 in Optics & Photonics
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