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Researchers find the macroscopic Brownian motion phenomena of self-powered liquid metal motors

Classical Brownian motion theory was established over one hundred year ago, describing the stochastic collision behaviors between surrounding molecules. Recently, researchers from the Technical ...

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US survey reveals high value of physicists to industry

"First systematic study" of PhD physicists in the private sector

Fri 3 Jul 15 from Physics World

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Giving buildings a cosmic CT scan

Naturally occurring radiation could be used to see inside large structures

Tue 30 Jun 15 from Science Now

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Clues to inner atomic life from subtle light-emission shifts

Atoms absorb and emit light of various wavelengths. Physicists have long known that there are some tiny changes, or shifts, in the light that gets absorbed or emitted, due to the properties ...

Wed 1 Jul 15 from

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New dimensions of quantum information added through hyperentanglement

In quantum cryptography, encoding entangled photons with particular spin states is a technique that ensures data transmitted over fiber networks arrives at its destination without being ...

Wed 1 Jul 15 from Gizmag

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Bow ties and cuttlefish: Researchers gain new insight into a visual super sense

An experiment originally designed to test the visual abilities of octopuses and cuttlefish has given University of Bristol researchers an unprecedented insight into the human ability to perceive ...

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Images in the air: Researchers turn to femtosecond lasers

Say the word "display" and one easily anticipates an image on a screen or on a table surface or within a next-gen box enclosure. Last year, Aerial Burton went another route reminding everyone ...

Tue 30 Jun 15 from

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Particle Labs Open Doors to Industry, Stalemate at UN Nonproliferation Talks, the Future of XFELs and a Fond Rememberance of John Bell

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Wed 1 Jul 15 from Newswise

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UNF and MIT Awarded NSF Grant to Improve Superconducting Nanowire-Based Ultra-Sensitive, Ultra-Fast Light Detector

Researchers in the Department of Physics at the University of North Florida and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology were recently awarded a three-year collaborative research grant totaling...

Wed 1 Jul 15 from AZoNano

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Sandia's Z machine receives funding aimed at fusion energy

A two-year, $3.8 million award has been received by Sandia National Laboratories and the University of Rochester's Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) to hasten the day of low-cost, high-yield ...

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