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Solar flares - explosions in the Sun's atmosphere - result in significant increases in ultra-violet radiation.
In this illustration, a patterned 3-D grid of tiny whirlpools, called quantum vortices, populate a nanoscale droplet of superfluid helium.
Every week, hockey-playing science writer John Horgan takes a puckish, provocative look at breaking science.
Physicists have observed the first direct evidence of symmetry in the magnetic properties -- or nuclear 'spins' -- of atoms.
Today's brain-melter: Every Insanely Mystifying Paradox in Physics . It's all there, from the Greisen-Zatsepin-Kuzmin limit to quantum immortality to, of course, the tachyonic antitelephone.
In the past, PC samples were treated by excimer laser for surface reorganization however associated process alteration of bulk properties is reported."
Although many established technologies and theoretical modeling methods used for order-based metamaterials, aperiodic or disordered structures have been gradually recognized to achieve similar functionalities for which the ordered structures are overwhelmingly used."
Is there any place in the Universe where there's truly nothing? Consider the gaps between stars and galaxies? Or the gaps between atoms? What are the properties of nothing? I want you to take a second and think about nothing.
The tiny titans in question are bits of strontium monofluoride, dropped to 2.5 thousandths of a degree above absolute zero through a laser cooling and isolating process called magneto-optical trapping .
Three major experiments aimed at detecting elusive dark matter particles believed to make up most of the matter in the universe have gotten a financial shot in the arm.
A new atomic clock is due for installation on the International Space Station in 2016, ushering in a new age of physics experiments probing the relationship between space and time.
Remember the Pillars of Creation? Since the Hubble Space Telescope captured this spectacular photograph in 1995, it has appeared on posters, T-shirts and screen savers.
StartsWithABang writes It's the holy grail of modern particle physics: discovering the first smoking-gun, direct evidence for physics beyond the Standard Model.
On the death anniversary of Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, one of the greatest scientists of the 20th century, a look at the life and work of this Indian-American astrophysicist Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, the Indian-American astrophysicist, was awarded the 1983 Nobel Prize for Physics along with William A. Fowler, for his mathematical theory of black ... (more)
Let's face it - no-one likes to mess up. So when it comes to disappointing GCSE results - it's useful to have someone or something else to blame.
Today, Function Space , the most comprehensive social learning network for science, is announcing the launch of its iOS app.
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