Applied Physics

5G And Airports: What It Means And How To Fix It

Several international airlines recently canceled flights into certain US airports over concerns the rollout of 5G mobile communication technology could interfere with some planes’ equipment. After warnings about the potential problem from aviation bosses ...

Article - The Conversation - Jan 26 2022 - 9:55am

The Science Of What Makes A Good COVID-19 Mask

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has changed its guidelines about masks and respirators a number of times over the past two years and gave its most recent update on Jan. 14, 2022. The update states that cloth face coverings offer the least p ...

Article - The Conversation - Jan 28 2022 - 5:31am

Single-Directional Superconductivity Heralds A New Era In Computing

Researchers at the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) have realized the superconducting analogue to the semiconducting diode, the ...

Article - Mark Pierce - May 1 2022 - 7:40pm

What Is A 2.5D Material And Will It Make Future Tech Possible?

There are three dimensions in the known universe. Fiction authors like to call time a dimension but it really isn't, it is just a way to look at the other three. Even if you don't remember what you ate for lunch yesterday the universe knows you w ...

Article - News Staff - May 6 2022 - 10:36am

Space Is Cold, The Linac Coherent Light Source X-Ray Free-Electron Laser Is Colder

A half-mile-long stretch of tunnel in California is now colder than most of the universe. It contains a new superconducting particle accelerator, part of an upgrade project to the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) X-ray free-electron laser, one of the las ...

Article - News Staff - May 10 2022 - 11:47am