'Metascreen' Forms Ultra-Thin Invisibility Cloak
Posted on March 26, 2013 at 05:07:25 pm
Up until now, the invisibility cloaks put forward by scientists have been fairly bulky contraptions -- an obvious flaw for those interested in Harry Potter-style applications
Laser Empties Atoms from the Inside out
Posted on March 25, 2013 at 06:03:00 pm
An international team of plasma physicists has used one of the world's most powerful lasers to create highly unusual plasma composed of hollow atoms
Getting Closer to Quantum 'Internet'
Posted on March 20, 2013 at 10:50:48 am
The realisation of quantum networks is one of the major challenges of modern physics. Now, new research shows how high-quality photons can be generated from 'solid-state' chips, bringing us closer to the quantum 'internet'
Physicists Find Higgs Boson
Posted on March 14, 2013 at 08:11:27 am
The search is all but over for a subatomic particle that is a crucial building block of the universe
Viable High-Speed Quantum Computer Moves Closer
Posted on February 26, 2013 at 08:50:00 pm
Recent research offers a new spin on using nanoscale semiconductor structures to build faster computers and electronics. Literally.
New Light On Possible 'Fifth Force of Nature'
Posted on February 23, 2013 at 08:51:23 am
In a breakthrough for the field of particle physics researchers have established new limits on what scientists call "long-range spin-spin interactions" between atomic particles
Russian Meteorite 1,000 Times Bigger Than Originally Thought
Posted on February 19, 2013 at 01:14:01 pm
It turns out the meteor that landed in Russia last week was a bit bigger than the 10 tons first reported. About 1,000 times bigger
Supernova Remnants Produce Cosmic Rays
Posted on February 15, 2013 at 08:33:16 pm
A new study using observations from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope reveals the first clear-cut evidence the expanding debris of exploded stars produces some of the fastest-moving matter in the universe
Revolutionary Cooling System Uses Lasers
Posted on January 30, 2013 at 09:33:54 am
With the latest discovery by scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), current cooling systems which uses refrigerant harmful to the ozone layer could be replaced by a revolutionary cooling system using lasers.
Star Trek 'Tractor Beam' Created By Scientists
Posted on January 27, 2013 at 10:01:37 am
A team of scientists has created a real-life miniature "tractor beam" - as featured in the Star Trek series - in a development which may lead to more efficient medical testing