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Title: Physics News and Research
Post by: insanipi on June 26, 2017, 05:28:12 pm
Physics News and Research

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Physics isn’t just about finding out how fast your spring-loaded trolley cart can be pushed from one side of the table to the other or about magnets (okay, I fib- there’s lot of news about magnets in this post :P ). I plan to show y’all what physics can really do! :)

Recently…
Nanoknots brings Lord Kelvin’s vortex theory to light. (Phys.Org)

US researchers find that ferromagnets could be made stronger with the addition of non-magnetic elements. (Phys.Org)

Molecular sunscreen could be a thing in the near future. (Phys.Org)

2D magnets have been found. (ScienceDaily) (This one’s a bit older news-wise, but still interesting ❤ )

Could this be the end of cracked phone screens? (ScienceDaily) (Also a bit older, but still relevant ❤ )

10 Earth-size planets have been found by the Kepler microscope. (ScienceDaily)

Is this the most accurate quantum thermometer? (ScienceDaily)

Until next time,
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Title: Re: Physics News and Research
Post by: keltingmeith on June 26, 2017, 05:40:47 pm
(okay, I fib- there’s lot of news about magnets in this post :P )

How do they work?
Title: Re: Physics News and Research
Post by: Joseph41 on June 26, 2017, 06:27:02 pm
Great thread, insanipi - looking forward to becoming slightly less ignorant. ;D
Title: Re: Physics News and Research
Post by: insanipi on June 26, 2017, 07:29:11 pm
How do they work?
I ask myself that everyday, mate. +1 for the vid ;D

Great thread, insanipi - looking forward to becoming slightly less ignorant. ;D
Thanks! ;D
You, ignorant? Doubt it, m8 8)
Title: Re: Physics News and Research
Post by: insanipi on July 03, 2017, 08:23:25 pm
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Just kidding, here’s more news about physics… and space! ;D


Clear your diary for July 11 (our time)- the Juno spacecraft will pass over the Giant Red Spot (in Jupiter). (Phys.Org)

The Hubble Space Telescope has found a galaxy, that has a name like a password. (Phys.Org)

There may be extra dimensions in gravitational waves. (Phys.Org)

van der Waals interactions could be repulsive, as well as attractive forces. (Phys.Org)

A sweet spot of a wave (the surfing kind) has been found. (Phys.Org)

There are two phases of liquid water. (Phys.Org)

Hybrid electronics are the future. This could be due to spinning electrons. (ScienceDaily)

A new type of light detector has been found to detect light (both visible and UV) at high resolutions. (ScienceDaily)

Krypton nuclei (Kr-98 and Kr-100) have been found to be oddly shaped, via spectroscopy. (Physics World)

Two blackholes have been found to orbit each other. (Physics World)

There is a search for neutrinoless beta decay. (Physics World)
Title: Re: Physics News and Research
Post by: insanipi on July 13, 2017, 04:29:14 pm
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Whilst the Orca Whale hovers, here's some physics news from the past week and a bit:

Molecular “breathing” has been observed by scientists using X-Ray lasers. (Phys.Org)

Ferrofluid thrusters could be used in small satellites. (Phys.Org)

An IBM research group has found a way of making thinner semiconductors from gallium nitride. (Phys.Org)

Whilst this may not be a hologram, like those of Star Wars fame, chemistry has been used to create 3D light displays. (Phys.Org)

Ice VII, an extremely dense form of the solid, has been found to form in as little time as nanoseconds. (Phys.Org)

Quantum computers can possibly hide calculations from the rest of the internet. (ScienceDaily)

There has been more research into the wave-like properties of light. (ScienceDaily)

There are wave-like properties of Carbon. (ScienceDaily)

Scientists have measured how phonons and electrons ‘dance’ with each other. (ScienceDaily)

Nanomaterials could protect astronauts from radiation in space. (ScienceDaily)

Individual Caesium and Rubidium atoms collisions can be traced. (Physics World)

Quantum satellites can achieve quantum teleportation states. (Physics World)

Graphene could soon be used in space for thruster propulsion and more. (Physics World)

There has been multiple bits of research been done on iron-selenide super conductors. (Physics World)

Helium ion spectroscopy allows us to see a virus that attacks bacteria. (Physics World)
Title: Re: Physics News and Research
Post by: insanipi on August 01, 2017, 07:01:09 pm
Random physics articles:

Spectroscopy could be used to detect drugs and other controlled chemicals. (Phys.Org)

There has been development in the production ofbroadband light sources that have a liquid core. (Phys.Org)

Ultra cold molecules could be used to make quantum computers a reality. (Phys.Org)

Supercomputers are being used to predict the properties of subatomic particles. (ScienceDaily)

Magnets cause local fireballs on plasma. (ScienceDaily)

Ultrafocused pulses of electromagnetic waves have been designed by physicists. (ScienceDaily)
Title: Re: Physics News and Research
Post by: insanipi on December 22, 2017, 04:16:51 pm
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Energetic electrons? Nanomaterials? Bring these things together and you have a new pathway to solar energy! (Phys.Org)
Dark excitons could lead to potentially better quantum computers (Phys.Org)
Could a new acoustic device make internet speeds on our phones quicker? (Phys.Org)
New methods of radiation therapy could specifically target cancer cells (Phys.Org)
A new semimetal quantum material (Phys.Org)
Introducing diamene- harder than diamond itself! (ScienceDaily)
NASA’s new spectroscopy instrument (ScienceDaily)
Reversible computers- valleytronics (ScienceDaily)
NMR technique improves usefulness for exotic matter (ScienceDaily)
Title: Re: Physics News and Research
Post by: insanipi on December 29, 2017, 09:39:14 pm
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It has been a quiet week but here’s a select few I enjoyed having a look at! ;D
Exploring quantum properties within 2D limits (Phys.Org)

High powered lasers- Science fiction or not? (Phys.Org)

More accurate atomic clocks by reducing quantum noise (Phys.Org)

We have a ‘toothbrush’ galaxy cluster (Phys.Org)

Unknown space microbes are now known (Phys.Org)
Title: Re: Physics News and Research
Post by: insanipi on January 05, 2018, 07:56:32 pm
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Another quiet week! :)
The breakdown of the viscosity equation… by mayonnaise? (Phys.Org)

For those who are visually inclined- coloured magnets (Phys.Org)

4D in 2D?! (Phys.Org)

Multi-photon interference observed after ‘coherence time’ (Phys.Org)

Quantum Radio could aid in mapping (Phys.Org)

Cheaper solar electricity? Quantum dots could help with that! (ScienceDaily)
Title: Re: Physics News and Research
Post by: insanipi on January 13, 2018, 12:50:51 pm
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Interesting discovery could pave a way to better batteries (ScienceDaily)

Oxide and semiconductor combo makes new device potential (ScienceDaily)

Fast light emission? More on quantum dots (ScienceDaily)

Accelerated light beams on curved spaces (Phys.Org)

Exotic phenomena seen in photonic crystals (Phys.Org)

Exploting neutrons to probe electrons- breaking bad style (Phys.Org)

An unhackable net? Meet quantum networks (Phys.Org)

Light pulses to secure and encrypt cryptocurrencies (Phys.Org)

Finding water’s coldest temperature (Phys.Org)

A device that creates negative mass?! (Phys.Org)
Title: Re: Physics News and Research
Post by: Vaike on January 13, 2018, 01:07:35 pm
Love these posts insanipi! Thanks for posting, I really enjoy reading them  :)
Title: Re: Physics News and Research
Post by: insanipi on January 13, 2018, 01:10:12 pm
Love these posts insanipi! Thanks for posting, I really enjoy reading them  :)
Thanks Vaike! Glad you enjoy reading them! ;D
Title: Re: Physics News and Research
Post by: insanipi on January 20, 2018, 09:22:56 pm
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Some of this week’s articles:
Artificial agents that make quantum experiments (Phys.Org)

A look into memristors (Phys.Org)

Looking at mobility patterns which influence epidemic spread (Phys.Org)

Clues to high-temp superconductivity (Phys.Org)

Studying tiny crystal powers? No longer a pseudoscience! (Phys.Org)

Optic fibres offer new way to print microstructures (Phys.Org)

A consistently superconducting material (Phys.Org)

’Hot’ electrons could improve solar cell efficiency (Phys.Org)

Using electricity to control magnetic oscillations (ScienceDaily)
Title: Re: Physics News and Research
Post by: insanipi on January 28, 2018, 08:03:56 pm
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Efficiency of optical rectennas boosted by research (ScienceDaily)

2-D material with spintronics and nanophotonics (ScienceDaily)

Memory control… quantumly speaking (ScienceDaily)

Advanced lasers… about them (ScienceDaily)

Solid state lightning limitations (ScienceDaily)

Minimising solar energy waste (ScienceDaily)

2-D circuit with quasi-particles (ScienceDaily)

New 3-D projections- beats holograms that’s for sure! (Phys.Org)

Deep learning pioneering (Phys.Org)

X-Ray experiments high tunability of 2-D materials (Phys.Org)
Title: Re: Physics News and Research
Post by: insanipi on February 04, 2018, 02:00:16 pm
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Some of this week’s articles:

Quantum computing used to calculate nuclear binding energy (Phys.Org)

Chiral phonons discovery in 2D semiconductor (Phys.Org)

How astronomers can listen to deep space (Phys.Org)

Measuring the temperature of 2D materials at atomic level (ScienceDaily)

Monitoring positive charges in solar materials (ScienceDaily)

Unleashing computing power via quantum hack (ScienceDaily)

Hairy nanoparticles could be a new delivery method for cancer drugs (ScienceDaily)
Title: Re: Physics News and Research
Post by: insanipi on March 14, 2018, 03:59:36 pm
Hey guys!

So unless you've been living under a rock (which I do constantly haha), you would've heard by now that Stephen Hawking has passed on. :'(

However the good news is that there's some interesting physics research has been published such as:
- Quasiparticles? Quantum gas? Read more here! (ScienceDaily)
- A thermometer for nanoparticles?! (ScienceDaily)
- Better control of long-distance lasers (ScienceDaily)
- More magnetic stuff... quantum style! (ScienceDaily)
- Galaxies spin like clockwork!!! (Phys.Org)

That's all, but happy \(\pi\) day y'all <3
Title: Re: Physics News and Research
Post by: insanipi on January 07, 2019, 02:54:20 pm
Some news of interest for y'all! <3

- The lifetime of a qubit of graphene has been measured (ScienceDaily)

- A new way of fabricating nanoscale 3D objects has been found (ScienceDaily)

- Creating more efficient electronics using excitons may be possible (ScienceDaily)

- Understanding electron spin is key to understanding how cuprate superconductors work (ScienceDaily)

I encourage y'all to contribute noteworthy articles/things you find as well! ^-^
Title: Re: Physics News and Research
Post by: insanipi on January 21, 2019, 04:37:34 pm
Two articles I enjoyed reading from ScienceAlert recently! :)

Learnt about the double-slit experiment in class and thought you'd never hear of it again? Well, a new X-Ray spectroscopy method based on it has been developed!
Summary
A research group has made an X-Ray spectroscopy method based on the double-slit experiment! It offers researchers a deep understanding of a solid's electronic structure.It will allow for future research into functions and properties of solids.

Nanofabrication and nanophotonics: serving a new use in making ULTRA ultrasound!
Summary
Using nanofabrication and nanophotonics, a more sensitive method of measuring ultrasound. This is done by making ultra precise ultrasound sensors- on a silicon chip. This technology will improve the ultrasound experiences in the medical and biomedical fields, as well as in applications such as sonar. Researchers hope that they can eventually hear/see using ultrasound small biological systems.
Title: Re: Physics News and Research
Post by: insanipi on February 16, 2019, 02:41:45 pm
Some rather recent news from the ABC: The Opportunity Mars Rover mission draws to an end

Here's the playlist of songs that they also tried sending over to Oppy: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/50jcjl78RvcIgMdBM4qgFF
Title: Re: Physics News and Research
Post by: RuiAce on April 12, 2019, 07:31:45 pm
Already gone viral but still deserves to be announced - We now have ACTUAL photographs of black holes.