Recreating lightning for research

Sandia National Laboratories creates lightning in a lab to evaluate how anything from sensitive nuclear weapons components to entire buildings will hold up against the worst that nature might ...

Thu 30 Jun 16 from

Other sources: show all (2) »

Nanotechnology takes on watch counterfeiters

Is that a real Rolex, or a fake? Thanks to research currently being carried out at Switzerland's Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) research institute, an ultraviolet lamp ...

Wed 29 Jun 16 from Gizmag

Other sources: Gizmag, IEEE Spectrum,, Gizmodo, show all (6) »

Electron scavenging to mimic radiation damage

High energy radiation affects biological tissues, leading to short-term reactions. These generate, as a secondary product, electrons with low energy, referred to as LEEs, which are ultimately ...

Thu 30 Jun 16 from

Other sources:, Eurekalert show all (3) »

A new way to recycle polycarbonates that prevents BPA leaching

(—A team of researchers at IBM's Research facility in Almaden, San Jose (the same site where Watson was developed) has developed a one-step process for recycling polycarbonates into ...

Tue 28 Jun 16 from

Other sources: show all (2) »

Can cyborg locusts be used as tiny, biorobotic "sniffer dogs"?

For years, scientists have been experimenting with "biobots." Example include insects fitted with various electronic systems that can harvest kinetic energy from their wings, those that ...

Wed 29 Jun 16 from Gizmag

Other sources: Gizmag,, Popular Science show all (4) »

Home PC outperforms a supercomputer in complex calculations

The GPU in your gaming rig performs crazy amounts of calculations to really bring to life the Cyberdemon in the new Doom, but scientists are increasingly applying that power to more ...

Thu 30 Jun 16 from Gizmag

Other sources: Gizmag,, e! Science News show all (4) »

Researchers develop new thermally activated delayed fluorescence (TADF) materials

An international joint research group has succeeded in developing a new thermally activated, delayed-fluorescence (TADF) material that displays emission of light in colors from green to deep-red.

Thu 30 Jun 16 from

Other sources:, AlphaGalileo show all (3) »

Optical aberrations help detect atomic-scale magnetism

New electron microscopy technique could be used to study the behaviour of magnetic domains in hard drives.

22 hours ago from Nanotechweb

Other sources: Nanotechweb show all (2) »

Researcher increases speed and accuracy of sample analysis

A new description of electron scattering in the surface layers of samples proposed by the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw significantly speeds up ...

Thu 30 Jun 16 from

Other sources:, Science Blog show all (3) »

This Portable 200W "Laser Bazooka" is terrifying, unnecessary, and I want one

 Have you ever played with a laser pointer? Those usually cap out at around 0.005 watts. This guy built a “laser bazooka” that, at 200 watts, comes in at about forty thousand ...

Wed 29 Jun 16 from TechCrunch

Other sources: TechCrunch, Engadget, Popular Science (2) show all (5) »

Show more »

How it works?

"Physics News" is a computer generated news service, with no human editors in background. "Physics News" uses completely automated algorithms to display the most popular news stories. To do so, it evaluates several news parameters like the number of news sources a story appeared in, date of publication, etc. It also automatically match news stories to appropriate categories based on news content.

See also

Interested in health and medicine news? Visit Health and Medicine News

Medical Xpress - daily medical and health news

Space & Earth Sciences News - your daily source for the latest space and earth sciences news.

Technology blog - technology and consumer electronics headlines.

Don't want to waste your time browsing through all these stories? Visit a Bit of Science - one top news story of the day.

From content partners

Pyridine based antitumor compounds acting at the colchicine site, 2 minutes ago
Fingerprinting rare earth elements from the air, 1 hours ago
Milestone on the path to laser-driven plasma accelerators, 1 hours ago
'Quantum' bounds not so quantum after all, 2 hours ago
Computer models reduce production costs, 2 hours ago
Physicists find missing link between glass formation and crystallization, 2 hours ago
Frontiers of synchrotron research suggest even brighter future for materials science and engineering, 2 hours ago
Scientists observe Z-boson production with two associated photons, 3 hours ago
Microscale marine interactions may shape critical carbon cycles, 3 hours ago
Color-changing materials could be used to detect structural failure in energy-related equipment, 3 hours ago
provided by Physics News

Subscribe to RSS

RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication, and is an easy way of receiving new content from Physics News - RSS feed.

Free magazines for business professionals

Renewable Energy World effectively promotes all aspects of renewable energy technology in the worldwide marketplace.