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Scientist explores a better way to predict space weather

Findings recently published by a Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) space scientist shed new light on predicting the thermodynamics of solar flares and other "space weather" events involving ...

19 hours ago from Phys.org

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Inside Europeĺs quest to build an unhackable quantum internet

An ambitious project in the Netherlands aims to use quantum technology to foil hackers who try to spy on data flowing through the internetĺs pipes.

14 hours ago from MIT Technology Review

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Discovering a previously unknown role for a source of magnetic fields

Magnetic forces ripple throughout the universe, from the fields surrounding planets to the gasses filling galaxies, and can be launched by a phenomenon called the Biermann battery effect. Now ...

Fri 19 Oct 18 from Phys.org

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What the electronĺs near-perfect roundness means for new physics

The electron remains stubbornly round, meaning we may need to build beyond the Large Hadron Collider to find physics outside of the standard model.

Wed 17 Oct 18 from ScienceNews

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In a Major Feat, Scientists Create a Bose-Einstein Condensate in Space

Space-Based Matter By blasting a miniature, experimental chip into space, scientists have created the first space-based Bose-Einstein condensate. The feat could allow foráthe more preciseáexploration ...

Thu 18 Oct 18 from Discover Magazine

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A new way to measure nearly nothing: Ultracold trapped atoms to measure pressure

Many semiconductor fabricators and research labs are under increasing pressure from, of all things, vacuum. These facilities need to remove greater amounts of gas molecules and particles from ...

Fri 19 Oct 18 from Phys.org

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Scientists discover first high-temperature single-molecule magnet

A team of scientists led by Professor Richard Layfield at the University of Sussex has published breakthrough research in molecule-based magnetic information storage materials.

Thu 18 Oct 18 from Phys.org

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Bursting the clouds for better communication

We live in an age of long-range information transmitted either by underground optical fibre or by radio satellites. But the throughput today is so great that radio frequency is no longer enough ...

Thu 18 Oct 18 from Phys.org

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First proof of quantum computer advantage

For many years, quantum computers were not much more than an idea. Today, companies, governments and intelligence agencies are investing in the development of quantum technology. Robert K÷nig, ...

Fri 19 Oct 18 from TechXplore

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