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CERN sets new high-energy collision record

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) recently set a new record, as CERN announced that the world's most powerful accelerator had achieved the highest-energy collisions of heavy atomic nuclei. ...

Thu 26 Nov 15 from Gizmag

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Announcing the 2015 Dance Your Ph.D. winner

Science crowns the victor in this year's contest

Tue 24 Nov 15 from Science Now

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The most beautiful theory

"ALFRED, it's spinning." Roy Kerr, a New Zealand-born physicist in his late 20s,had, for half an hour, been chain-smoking his way through some fiendish mathematics. Alfred Schild, his boss ...

Wed 25 Nov 15 from The Economist

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Experiment suggests friction at root of shear force thickening

(—A combined team of researchers from Cornell University in the U.S. and the University of Edinburgh in the U.K. believes they may have settled the debate on the cause of shear force ...

Thu 26 Nov 15 from

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How Einstein's general theory of relativity killed off common-sense physics

Gravity ties our bodies to planet Earth but it does not define the limits of the soaring human mind. In November 1915 – exactly one century ago – this was proven to be true when Albert Einstein, ...

Wed 25 Nov 15 from

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Physicists set quantum record by using photons to carry messages from electrons almost 2 kilometers apart

Researchers from Stanford have advanced a long-standing problem in quantum physics – how to send "entangled" particles over long distances.

Wed 25 Nov 15 from

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VIDEO: Capturing the fluid flow of sneezes

Researchers in the US capture the sequence of shifting shapes found in the fluid we eject when we sneeze.

Wed 25 Nov 15 from BBC News

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Measuring Tiny Magnetic Fields With an Intelligent Quantum Sensor

How to use single electrons for probing magnetic fields

Wed 25 Nov 15 from IEEE Spectrum

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Phenomenon could lead to more compact, tunable X-ray devices made of graphene

The most widely used technology for producing X-rays – used in everything from medical and dental imaging, to testing for cracks in industrial materials – has remained essentially the same for ...

Tue 24 Nov 15 from

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Physicists explain the unusual behavior of strongly disordered superconductors

In the paper published by the scientists in Physical Review B: Condensed Matter And Materials Physics, they discuss so-called pseudogapped superconductors.

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