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Chaos theory provides a way for determining how pollutants travel

Floating air particles following disasters and other largescale geological events can have a lasting impact on life on Earth. Volcanic ash can be projected up to the stratosphere and halt air ...

Tue 16 Jul 19 from Phys.org

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Upgrade of a research IceCube

The IceCube Neutrino Observatory in Antarctica is about to get a significant upgrade. This huge detector consists of 5,160 sensors embedded in a 1x1x1 km volume of glacial ice deep beneath the ...

Tue 16 Jul 19 from Phys.org

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Forces behind growing political polarization in congress revealed in new model

For much of the 20th century, political polarization within the United States House of Representatives tended to decrease over the course of a two-year term. But starting in the mid-1980s, that ...

Tue 16 Jul 19 from Phys.org

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Scientists piece together the largest U.S.-based dark matter experiment

Most of the remaining components needed to fully assemble an underground dark matter-search experiment called LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ) arrived at the project's South Dakota home during a rush of deliveries ...

Wed 17 Jul 19 from Phys.org

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Breakthrough material could lead to cheaper, more widespread solar panels and electronics

Imagine printing electronic devices using a simple inkjet printeror even painting a solar panel onto the wall of a building.

Tue 16 Jul 19 from Phys.org

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NIST's quantum logic clock returns to top performance

The quantum logic clockperhaps best known for showing you age faster if you stand on a stoolhas climbed back to the leading performance echelons of the world's experimental atomic clocks.

Mon 15 Jul 19 from Phys.org

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Scientists capture image of quantum entanglement for the first time

Quantum entanglement, where two objects become intertwined and remain so no matter the distance that grows between them, is a tricky phenomenon to study let alone photograph. But scientists ...

Sun 14 Jul 19 from Gizmag

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'Majorana Photons': New super-class of photons can travel with different wavefronts

Hailed as a pioneer by Photonics Media for his previous discoveries of supercontinuum and Cr tunable lasers, City College of New York Distinguished Professor of Science and Engineering Robert ...

Tue 16 Jul 19 from Phys.org

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Physicists find first possible 3-D quantum spin liquid

There's no known way to prove a three-dimensional "quantum spin liquid" exists, so Rice University physicists and their collaborators did the next best thing: They showed their single crystals ...

Mon 15 Jul 19 from Phys.org

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Coupled exploration of light and matter

n quasiparticles known as polaritons, states of light and matter are strongly coupled. The group of Prof. Ata ?mamo?lu has now developed a new approach to study nonlinear optical properties ...

Mon 15 Jul 19 from Phys.org

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