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Pedal power sways Muscovites despite perils

Two years ago, Luiza Nesterova would never have dreamt of cycling to work in Russia's capital. But now she bikes everywhere, undeterred by busy roads that are still a battleground for cyclists.

Sun 23 Jul 17 from Phys.org

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New 3D scanning method uses Archimedes' principle

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18 hours ago from Physics World

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Quantum Cryptography System Breaks Daylight Distance Record

New 53-kilometers record for quantum cryptography through the air could enable a 24-7 space-based quantum Internet

Mon 24 Jul 17 from IEEE Spectrum

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Scientists discover "angel particle" that is its own antiparticle

Every fundamental particle in the universe has an antiparticle, which has the same mass but the opposite charge. If a particle should ever meet its antiparticle, the two would annihilate ...

Thu 20 Jul 17 from Gizmag

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Vortex photons from electrons in circular motion

Researchers at IMS and their coworkers have shown theoretically and experimentally that a high energy electron in circular/spiral motion radiates vortex photons from the radio wavelength to ...

Fri 21 Jul 17 from Phys.org

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Most precise measurement of proton mass

What is the mass of a proton? Scientists from Germany and Japan have made an important step toward better understanding this fundamental constant. By means of precision measurements on a single ...

Thu 20 Jul 17 from Phys.org

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Scientists observe gravitational anomaly on Earth

Modern physics has accustomed us to strange and counterintuitive notions of realityespecially quantum physics which is famous for leaving physical objects in strange states of superposition. ...

Fri 21 Jul 17 from Phys.org

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Simulation reveals universal signature of chaos in ultracold reactions

Researchers have performed the first ever quantum-mechanical simulation of the benchmark ultracold chemical reaction between potassium-rubidium (KRb) and a potassium atom, opening the door to ...

Wed 19 Jul 17 from Phys.org

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The first light atomic nucleus with a second face

To some degree of approximation, atomic nuclei are spherical, though distorted to a greater or lesser extent. When the nucleus is excited, its shape may change, but only for an extremely brief ...

Fri 21 Jul 17 from Phys.org

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