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forefront accelerator

Fermilab Develops Forefront Accelerator Components for the High-Luminosity LHC

A groundbreaking ceremony will be held tomorrow to celebrate the start of civil engineering work for a major upgrade to the Large Hadron Collider at CERN...
Antineutrino Oscillation

NOvA Experiment Sees Strong Evidence for Antineutrino Oscillation

For more than three years, scientists on the NOvA collaboration have been observing particles called neutrinos as they oscillate from one type to another...
supermassive black hole

Researchers Catch Supermassive Black Hole Burping … Twice

A team led by CU Boulder researchers has caught a supermassive black hole in a distant galaxy snacking on gas and then “burping”—not once,...
photonic crystals

New Exotic Phenomena Seen in Photonic Crystals

Topological effects, such as those found in crystals whose surfaces conduct electricity while their bulk does not, have been an exciting topic of physics...
Gravitational-Wavevideo

NASA Missions Catch First Light from a Gravitational-Wave Event

For the first time, NASA scientists have detected light tied to a gravitational-wave event, thanks to two merging neutron stars in the galaxy NGC...
gravitational wavesvideo

LIGO and Virgo Make First Detection of Gravitational Waves Produced by...

For the first time, scientists have directly detected gravitational waves -- ripples in space-time -- in addition to light from the spectacular collision of...
magnetic

Ultracold Atoms Point Toward an Intriguing Magnetic Behavior

The researchers found that applying a strong magnetic field to these ultracold atoms caused them to line up in an alternating pattern and lean...
tectonic plates

Study Suggests Tectonic Plates Began Moving Half a Billion Years Earlier...

The Earth’s history is written in its elements, but as the tectonic plates slip and slide over and under each other over time, they...
quantum

It’s Never Too Cold for Quantum

Normally, there needs to be a change in temperature in order to see a phase transition: a liquid gets cold, it freezes; a metal...
superconductor

New Understanding of Superconductor’s ‘Normal’ State May Open the Way to...

Since the discovery two decades ago of the unconventional topological superconductor Sr2RuO4, scientists have extensively investigated its properties at temperatures below its 1 K...
dark matter

Origin of Milky Way’s Hypothetical Dark Matter Signal May Not Be...

A mysterious gamma-ray glow at the center of the Milky Way is most likely caused by pulsars – the incredibly dense, rapidly spinning cores...
nonlinear systems

Study Unravels Long-held Fermi Puzzle Tied to Nonlinear Systems

In physics, the Fermi-Pasta-Ulam-Tsingou (FPUT) problem — which found that certain nonlinear systems do not disperse their energy, but rather return to their initial...
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Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz to Collaborate with US Research Center Fermilab...

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) is expanding the range of its international research collaboration projects. During a visit to the world-famous Fermi National Accelerator...
quasiparticles

Hot on the Heels of Quasiparticles

If one tries to understand weather phenomena, it’s not much use looking at the behaviour of single water droplets or air molecules. Instead, meteorologists...
Topology

Raising Temperature Changes an Element’s Electronic “Topology”

Materials scientists at Caltech have discovered a new way that heat tweaks the physical properties of a material.Experimenting with an alloy of iron and...
superconductors

For First Time, Researchers See Individual Atoms Keep Away from Each...

If you bottle up a gas and try to image its atoms using today’s most powerful microscopes, you will see little more than a...
Metal

Metal in Chains

If one looked deep into three different solids using a super-microscope, one would, in principle, always see the same thing: atomic nuclei arranged in...
Weyl fermion

New material discovery allows study of elusive Weyl fermion

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have discovered a new type of Weyl semimetal, a material that opens the way for...
exotic materials

Physicists predict previously unseen phenomena in exotic materials

Better understanding of topological semimetals could help usher in future electronics.
2D Semiconductor

NREL Theory Establishes a Path to High-Performance 2D Semiconductor Devices

Researchers at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have uncovered a way to overcome a principal obstacle in using two-dimensional (2D) semiconductors...