Debunking false beliefs requires tackling belief systems

Understanding how beliefs are formed and why they can be resistant to counter evidence is important in today's polarized world, as views sharply diverge on issues ranging from vaccines to climate change.

For lithium metal, smaller is stronger

The formation of lithium dendrites is still a mystery, but materials engineers study the conditions that enable dendrites and how to stop them.

Team extends the lifetime of atoms using a mirror

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have succeeded in an experiment where they get an artificial atom to survive ten times longer than normal by positioning the atom in front of a mirror. The findings were recently ...

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