Gamma rays reach beyond the limits of light

Researchers have discovered a highly efficient way to produce high energy photon beams. The obtained energy is a billion times higher than the energy of photons in visible light. These high-intensity ...

Fri 20 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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Breakthrough in ultra-fast data processing at nanoscale

A research team from the National University of Singapore has recently invented a novel "converter" that can harness the speed and small size of plasmons for high frequency data processing and ...

Fri 20 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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Microfluidics devices clarify how dispersants modify asphaltene to keep pipes open

It sounds clich, but things do get worse before they get better when oil and gas lines are being cleared of contaminants, according to Rice University researchers. Until now, nobody knew exactly ...

Fri 20 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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A step closer to understanding quantum mechanics: Physicists develop a new quantum simulation protocol

For most everyday experiences, such as riding a bicycle, using a lift or catching a ball, classical (Newtonian) mechanics is perfectly accurate.

22 hours ago from Phys.org

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High field magnet at BER II: Insight into a hidden order

A specific uranium compound has puzzled researchers for thirty years. Although the crystal structure is simple, no one understands exactly what is happening once it is cooled below a certain ...

23 hours ago from Phys.org

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Questions and answers on proposed ban on lap

WASHINGTON (AP) -- First the U.S. government temporarily banned laptops in the cabins of some airplanes. Now it is looking to ban them on from checked luggage on international flights, ...

15 hours ago from AP

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'Golden Compass' author Philip Pullman touts 'darker' prequel - CNET

It's been 17 years since Pullman's "His Dark Materials" trilogy wrapped up, and a decade since "Compass" hit the big screen. The wait for a follow-up is over.

12 hours ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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Googles quantum computing plans threatened by IBM curveball

A mathematical leap has let IBM simulate a 56-qubit quantum computer on a traditional machine, the biggest yet on a classical computer

16 hours ago from Newscientist

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Two teams independently test TomonagaLuttinger theory

(Phys.org)Two teams of researchers working independently of one another have found ways to test aspects of the TomonagaLuttinger theory that describes interacting quantum particles in 1-D ...

24 hours ago from Phys.org

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Close up view of growing polymer chain show jump steps

(Phys.org)A team of researchers at Cornell University has devised a means for watching as a polymer chain grows after application of a catalyst. In their paper published in the journal Science, ...

23 hours ago from Phys.org

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