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Quantum physics just got less complicated

Here's a nice surprise: quantum physics is less complicated than we thought. An international team of researchers has proved that two peculiar features of the quantum world previously considered ...

Fri 19 Dec 14 from Phys.org

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Yellowstone's thermal springs—their colors unveiled

Researchers at Montana State University and Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany have created a simple mathematical model based on optical measurements that explains the stunning ...

Fri 19 Dec 14 from Phys.org

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First direct evidence that a mysterious phase of matter competes with high-temperature superconductivity

(Phys.org)—Scientists have found the first direct evidence that a mysterious phase of matter known as the "pseudogap" competes with high-temperature superconductivity, robbing it of electrons ...

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Scientists reveal breakthrough in optical fibre communications

Researchers from the University of Southampton have revealed a breakthrough in optical fibre communications.

Fri 19 Dec 14 from Phys.org

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How the physics of champagne bubbles may help address the world's future energy needs

Uncork a bottle of champagne, and as the pressure of the liquid is abruptly removed, bubbles immediately form and then rapidly begin the process of "coarsening," in which larger bubbles grow ...

Thu 18 Dec 14 from Phys.org

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CERN nuclear physics lab admits Pakistan

The world's top particle physics lab has admitted Pakistan as an associate member.

Fri 19 Dec 14 from Phys.org

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Quantum world without queues could lead to better solar cells

In a recent study from Lund University in Sweden, researchers have used new technology to study extremely fast processes in solar cells. The research results form a concrete step towards more ...

Fri 19 Dec 14 from Phys.org

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Team realizes an Aharonov-Bohm type interferometer to measure the band topology in graphene type lattices

Among the most revolutionary concepts of modern physics is that the laws of nature are inherently non-local. One striking manifestation of this non-locality was famously predicted by Aharonov ...

Fri 19 Dec 14 from Phys.org

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Motion of two electrons in helium atom can be imaged and controlled with attosecond-timed laser flashes

Physicists are continuously advancing the control they can exert over matter. A German-Spanish team working with researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics in Heidelberg has ...

Thu 18 Dec 14 from Phys.org

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Using the power of a trillion light bulbs to map the nano-world

Generating the equivalent of a trillion light bulbs – more power than the whole national grid, but delivered in incredibly short flashes, a new international science facility will give British ...

Thu 18 Dec 14 from Phys.org

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