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Freezing bubbles viral video inspired research now published

Scientific inquiry often begins with the "why."

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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Magnet Sets World Record at 45.5 Teslas

It’s the strongest continuous DC magnetic field ever recorded and could help scientists study nuclear fusion and exotic states of matter

Mon 17 Jun 19 from IEEE Spectrum

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Researchers see around corners to detect object shapes

Computer vision researchers have demonstrated they can use special light sources and sensors to see around corners or through gauzy filters, enabling them to reconstruct the shapes of unseen ...

6 hours ago from TechXplore

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A computer model explains how to make perfectly smooth crepes

Here’s how to prepare thin pancakes that are perfectly smooth, according to science.

12 hours ago from ScienceNews

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Perfect Andreev reflection due to the Klein paradox in a topological superconducting state

Nature, Published online: 19 June 2019; doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1305-1Perfect transmission of electrons through a finite potential barrier between a normal metal and a topological ...

5 hours ago from Nature News

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Researchers capture microscopic manufacturing flaws via high-speed X-ray movies

Microscopic defects that occur in laser-based manufacturing of metal parts can lead to big problems if undetected, and the process of fixing these flaws can increase the time and cost of high-tech ...

Mon 17 Jun 19 from Phys.org

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A sound idea: A step towards quantum computing

A team at the University of Tsukuba studied a novel process for creating coherent lattice waves inside silicon crystals using ultrashort laser pulses. Using theoretical calculations combined ...

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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How Star Trek’s warp drives touch on one of physics' biggest mysteries

Star Trek’s light speed engines may not be possible in our universe, but we are learning more about the particles that fuel them, says Chanda Prescod-Weinstein

Wed 12 Jun 19 from Newscientist

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Is Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle wrong? It depends on how you look at it.

New experimental results challenge recent criticisms of one of the fundamental ideas in quantum mechanics. Howard Wiseman of Australia’s Griffith University explains.

Tue 18 Jun 19 from Cosmos Magazine

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Electrons take alternative route to prevent plant stress

Plants are susceptible to stress, and with the global impact of climate change and humanity's growing demand for food, it's crucial to understand what causes plant stress and stress tolerance. ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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