- Quantum Security Boost: Communications Channel Between Space And Earth Works At 1500 Kilometers
The methodology behind constructing a quantum channel between Space and Earth got a big boost as a research team, led by Paolo Villoresi and Cesare Barbieri from Padova University, have been able to identify individual returning photons after firing and re ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 27 2008 - 12:15pm
- Fulde-Ferrell-Larkin-Ovchinnikov, A New Superconducting State, Verified In Experiments
Superconductors are materials that conduct electrical currents without any loss below a certain temperature. Normally, high magnetic fields destroy superconductivity, turning the material into a normal conductor. Novel experiments on organic superconductor ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 29 2008 - 11:17am
- Lasers For 'Star Trek'-Type Terahertz Handhelds Get Even Cooler
While space science has long been excited about advancements in the millimeter-wavelength/terahertz spectra, its potential in biology has been largely untapped. However, since THz radiation primarily excites vibrational modes present in water, imaging of s ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 30 2008 - 10:58am
- Breakthrough: First 3-D Imaging Of Magnetic Fields Inside Solids
3-D images are very useful in medicine and now they're gaining ground in physics. Researchers from Hahn-Meitner-Institute (HMI) and the University of Applied Science in Berlin have succeeded in creating a direct, three-dimensional visualization of mag ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 30 2008 - 12:00pm
- Annoying Wallpaper Physics Gets No Answers, But At Least Some Insight
Torn posters, tape and tomato skins may seem like strange research topics for physicists and applied mathematicians, but it's perfectly normal for a team of researchers from the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in Paris, the Univers ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 30 2008 - 12:44pm
- Omega Centauri's Status Revisited- Because Of A 'Baby' Black Hole
Omega Centauri is visible from Earth with the naked eye and is one of the favorite celestial objects for stargazers from the southern hemisphere. Although the cluster is 17,000 light-years away, located just above the plane of the Milky Way, it appears alm ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 2 2008 - 6:01pm
- Island At The Edge Of The Periodic Table Is Filled With Superheavy Elemental Goodness
In the uncharted wilderness at the fringes of the Periodic Table of the Elements is a long-sought island — the fabled 'Island of Stability'- and it is apparently home of a new genre of superheavy chemical elements sought for more than three decad ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 6 2008 - 3:13pm
- Scientists Create First 'Superinsulator'
Everyone has heard of superconductors but a superinsulator is a newly-discovered fundamental state of matter created by scientists at Argonne National Laboratory in collaboration with several European institutions that opens new directions of inquiry in co ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 8 2008 - 3:13pm
- Memory In Artificial Atoms Could Change Data Storage
Danish nano-physicists have made a discovery that can change the way we store data on our computers. This means that in the future we can store data much faster, and more accurate. Your computer has two equally important elements: computing power and memor ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 9 2008 - 3:40pm
- Of MICE And Matter
Matter and anti-matter are believed to have been created in equal amounts when the universe came in to existence during the Big Bang, yet in the universe today there is only matter. The quest to understand more about the mysterious neutrino particle which ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 15 2008 - 9:43am