- Agilent helps scientists explore the nature of matter ---Sponsorship (Tue Jun 1 8:00 am)
High-energy particle accelerators are helping researchers investigate questions about the origins of the universe. Typical experiments involve controlled collisions between either intersecting particle beams or a beam and an atomic-scale target....
- High Energy Density Physics (Tue Jun 1 8:00 am)
The novel, mysterious, and controversial behavior of matter at high pressure involves the interplay of electromagnetic, statistical, quantum, and relativistic physics.
- Magnetic field reconnection: A firstprinciples perspective (Tue Jun 1 8:00 am)
Recent satellite missions and computer simulations of charged-particle dynamics in Earth's magnetosphere are helping unravel the mysteries behind the breaking and reforming of magnetic field lines and the concomitant acceleration of electrons...
- James Franck: Science and conscience (Tue Jun 1 8:00 am)
In World War I, Franck helped his native Germany develop gas-warfare defenses. Three decades later he urged the US, his adopted country, to tread carefully with an even more terrible weapon.
- Focus on improving transmission electron microscopes starts to pay off. (Tue Jun 1 8:00 am)
Two isotopes of the newly discovered element decay to give nine more previously unobserved nuclei.
- Yoking real and virtual cells confirms theory of cochlear amplification (Tue Jun 1 8:00 am)
Elastic coupling between cells in the inner ear enhances the hearing of amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.
- Focus on improving transmission electron microscopes starts to pay off (Tue Jun 1 8:00 am)
The latest advance is the chemical identification of closely spaced, lightweight atoms.
- Physics update (Tue Jun 1 8:00 am)
- Megalasers to pulse in several new EU countries (Tue Jun 1 8:00 am)
As the world celebrates 50 years since the invention of the laser, a European facility approaching exawatt power is expected to stimulate new research areas and communities.
- DOE begins rationing helium-3 (Tue Jun 1 8:00 am)
As the extent of the shortage becomes clear, an interagency task force is giving scientific users priority, but some say the material is not available at any price.