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Nano-decorations in nature's subsurface water filter: How grains of sediment capture -- and release -- impurities in water

How grains of sediment capture -- and release -- impurities in water<p>After years of working on this problem, Johnson has found an answer that could …

Water

The GDP myth: The planet's measure for economic growth is deeply flawed and outdated

Just as it has every three months for the past six decades, next week the Australian Bureau of Statistics will unleash a torrent of numbers that make …

Economics

Tunable diamond string may hold key to quantum memory

A quantum internet promises completely secure communication. But using quantum bits or qubits to carry information requires a radically new piece of …

Nanotech

Technique doubles conversion of CO2 to plastic component: Approach could promote recycling of carbon dioxide

Approach could promote recycling of carbon dioxide<p>Fossil fuels have long been the precursor to plastic, but new research has detailed a technique for …

Carbon Dioxide

Physicists Want to Rebuild Quantum Theory From Scratch

Scientists have been using quantum theory for almost a century now, but embarrassingly they still don’t know what it means. An informal poll taken at …

Light could make semiconductor computers a million times faster or even go quantum

A technique to manipulate electrons with light could bring quantum computing up to room temperature.

Quantum Physics

Light could solve one of quantum computing's big problems - Futurity

"Ordinary electronics are in the range of gigahertz, one billion operations per second. This method is a million times faster..."

Theory for one type of superconductor solves puzzle in another: 'Orbital-selective pairing' theory applied to first 'heavy fermion' superconductor

'Orbital-selective pairing' theory applied to first 'heavy fermion' superconductor<p>A 2017 theory proposed by physicists to explain the contradictory …

Want to become a multi-millionaire? Do these 15 things immediately

“The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a …

Self-improvement

For The First Time, Scientists Have Tracked Energy Flowing Through Superconducting Crystals

"Now, finally, we can see it directly."<p>Researchers have tracked special interactions between electrons and crystal lattices inside superconducting …

A surprising new superconductor

A powerful new plated metal combination that superconducts at easily attained temperatures could pave the road for the next critical steps in the …

We Just Tracked The Spin of One of The Strangest Stars We Know, And It's Weird

Lifetimes in each turn.<p>It's one of the strangest stars in the known Universe, but new observations of the stellar oddity called Przybylski's star …

Elements from the stars: The unexpected discovery that upended astrophysics 66 years ago

Nearly 70 years ago, astronomer Paul Merrill was watching the sky through a telescope at Mount Wilson Observatory in Pasadena, California. As he …

One-dimensional material packs a powerful punch for next generation electronics: The new technology has applications in nanometer-scale transistors and circuits

The new technology has applications in nanometer-scale transistors and circuits<p>Engineers have demonstrated prototype devices made of an exotic …

Why Should We Believe the Big Bang?

<i>Paul Sutter is an astrophysicist at The Ohio State University and the chief scientist at COSI science center. Sutter is also host of Ask a Spaceman</i> …

High power surface emitting terahertz laser with hybrid second- and fourth-order Bragg gratings

Altmetric: 1<p>More detail<p>Article |<p>Open<p>Yuan Jin,<br>• Liang Gao,<br>• Ji Chen,<br>• Chongzhao Wu,<br>• John L. Reno &<br>• Sushil Kumar<p><i>Nature Communications</i><b>volume 9</b>, Article number: …

#PhysRev125 1998 - Neutrino oscillations are observed

1893<p><i>The Physical Review</i> begins publication at Cornell University’s Franklin Hall in Ithaca, New York<p>1899<p>The American Physical Society is …

Climate change could trigger volcanic eruptions across the world, warn scientists

Besides having a disastrous impact on sea levels and weather, a warming climate could also trigger catastrophic volcanic eruptions across the …

Climate Change

Seas are rising too fast to save much of the Mississippi River Delta, scientists say

The state of Louisiana is proceeding with ambitious plans to redirect the Mississippi River and rebuild some of its rapidly vanishing wetlands — but even this massive intervention may not be enough to save the most threatened lands from fast rising seas, scientists concluded in a study published …

'Day zero' water crises: Spain, Morocco, India and Iraq at risk as reservoirs shrink

Shrinking reservoirs in Morocco, India, Iraq and Spain could spark the next “day zero” water crisis, according to the developers of a satellite early warning system for the world’s 500,000 dams.<p>Cape Town recently grabbed global headlines by launching a countdown to the day when taps would be cut …

Snorkeling

Dangerous ground-shaking TREMORS expected after series of earthquakes hit near 'Ring of Fire' fault line in the US

A series of earthquakes have struck close to a fault line in the US sparking fears of greater tremors around the so-called "Ring of Fire".<p>The …

Atlantic Ocean Circulation at weakest point in 1,600 years

New research provides evidence that a key cog in the global ocean circulation system hasn't been running at peak strength since the mid-1800s and is …

Bad news! Extreme ocean heat waves are a thing, and they're getting worse

Things got really strange in the waters off of Southern California in 2015.<p>Pacific Ocean temperatures jumped as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit above …

'Tweezers of light' used to trap two single atoms and build molecule - Science News - ABC News

Like many kids, Lee Liu loved playing with Lego bricks. Little did he know that one day his building blocks would be individual atoms.<p>key points<p>Key …

Grass disease causes pastures to disappear before graziers' eyes - ABC Rural - ABC News

Mystery grass disease stumps experts<p>A mystery grass disease is threatening Queensland's billion-dollar beef cattle industry.<p>The race is on for …

Beyond triplet: Unconventional superconductivity in a spin-3/2 topological semimetal

• S. Chadov,<br>• X. Qi,<br>• J. Kübler,<br>• G. H. Fecher,<br>• C. Felser,<br>• S. C. Zhang<p>, Tunable multifunctional topological insulators in ternary Heusler compounds.Nat. Mater. …

Graphic: Global warming from 1880 to 2017 – Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet

Earth’s global surface temperatures in 2017 were the second warmest since modern recordkeeping began in 1880, according to an analysis by …

Climate Change

A different spin on superconductivity—Unusual particle interactions open up new possibilities in exotic materials

When you plug in an appliance or flip on a light switch, electricity seems to flow instantly through wires in the wall. But in fact, the electricity …

Nonlocally sensing the magnetic states of nanoscale antiferromagnets with an atomic spin sensor

• I. G. Rau,<br>• S. Baumann,<br>• S. Rusponi,<br>• F. Donati,<br>• S. Stepanow,<br>• L. Gragnaniello,<br>• J. Dreiser,<br>• C. Piamonteze,<br>• F. Nolting,<br>• S. Gangopadhyay,<br>• O. R. Albertini,<br>• R. M. …

Physicists Just Discovered an Entirely New Type of Superconductivity

"No one thought this was possible in solid materials."<p>One of the ultimate goals of modern physics is to unlock the power of superconductivity, where …