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Light Pulses Change Speed in a Plasma

May 22, 2021 0

Interactions between two laser beams in a plasma allow for precise control over the light’s…

Measuring time accurately increases the entropy in the universe

May 8, 2021 0

Keeping time accurately comes with a price. The maximum accuracy of a clock is directly…

Study finds that blocking seats on planes reduces virus risk

April 15, 2021 0

A new study says leaving middle seats open could give airline passengers more protection from…

Researchers create light waves that can penetrate even opaque materials

April 13, 2021 0

Why is sugar not transparent? Because light that penetrates a piece of sugar is scattered,…

Particle mystery deepens, as physicists confirm that the muon is more magnetic than predicted

April 8, 2021 0

A potential chink in physicists’ understanding of fundamental particles and forces now looks more real….

Raindrops also keep fallin’ on exoplanets

April 7, 2021 0

Size of raindrops can help identify potentially habitable planets outside our solar system One day,…

Results from the Large Hadron Collider Experiments Predict an Unknown Cosmic Force

April 3, 2021 0

A new announcement from the European Organization for Nuclear Research “CERN” revealed that analyzing the…

Lab-made hexagonal diamonds stiffer than natural diamonds

April 1, 2021 0

PULLMAN, Wash. –Nature’s strongest material now has some stiff competition. For the first time,…

Uranium ‘snowflakes’ could set off thermonuclear explosions of dead stars

March 31, 2021 0

White dwarfs could go supernova in response to nuclear fission caused by uranium crystals Tiny…