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01.08.2022
18:36 Nature.com (news) P-type electrical contacts for two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides

Nature is the international weekly journal of science: a magazine style journal that publishes full-length research papers in all disciplines of science, as well as News and Views, reviews, news, features, commentaries, web focuses and more, covering all branches of science and how science impacts upon all aspects of society and life.

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18:23 Phys.org Quantum control for advanced technology: Past and present

One of the cornerstones of the implementation of quantum technology is the creation and manipulation of the shape of external fields that can optimize the performance of quantum devices. Known as quantum optimal control, this set of methods comprises a field that has rapidly evolved and expanded over recent years.

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17:55 QuantaMagazine.org Particle Physicists Puzzle Over a New Duality

A hidden link has been found between two seemingly unrelated particle collision outcomes. It’s the latest example of a mysterious web of mathematical connections between disparate theories of physics. The post Particle Physicists Puzzle Over a New Duality first appeared on Quanta Magazine

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17:13 Phys.org Fusion simulation code developed to project fusion instabilities in TAE

On 1 August, the Korea Institute of Fusion Energy (KFE) announced that a new fusion simulation code was developed to project and analyze the Toroidal-Alfvén-Eigenmode (TAE). In TAE, instabilities occur in the course of interactions between fast ions and the perturbed magnetic fields surrounding them. It disturbs a tokamak's plasma confinement by disengaging fast ions from the plasma core.

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16:33 Phys.org Is the James Webb Space Telescope finding the furthest, oldest, youngest or first galaxies? An astronomer explains

We've now seen the first data from the James Webb Space Telescope. It has observed the atmospheres of distant planets, groups of nearby galaxies, galaxy light bent by unseen dark matter, and clouds of gas and dust in stellar nurseries.

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15:16 Space.com Where do electrons get energy to spin around an atom's nucleus?

Electrons were once thought to orbit a nucleus much as planets orbit the sun. That picture has since been obliterated by modern quantum mechanics.

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14:55 Yahoo Science June 29 was the shortest day in recorded history — a 'wobble' in the Earth's spin shaved off 1.59 milliseconds

The latest news and headlines from Yahoo! News. Get breaking news stories and in-depth coverage with videos and photos.

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11:03 Technology.org Gemini Telescopes Help Uncover Origins of Castaway Gamma-Ray Bursts

NSF’s NOIRLab-operated Gemini telescopes aid in revealing that seemingly lonely bursts came from previously undiscovered galaxies in the

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02:02 UniverseToday.Com Even Citizen Scientists are Getting Time on JWST

Over the years, members of the public have regularly made exciting discoveries and meaningful contributions to the scientific process through citizen science projects. These citizen scientists sometimes mine large datasets for cosmic treasures, uncovering unknown objects such as Hanny’s Voorwerp, or other times bringing an unusual phenomenon to scientists’ attention, such as with the discovery … Continue reading "Even Citizen Scientists are Getting Time on JWST" The post Even Citizen Scientists are Getting Time on JWST appeared first on Universe Today.

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31.07.2022
19:13 Technology.org Heaviest neutron star to date is a ‘black widow’ eating its mate

A dense, collapsed star spinning at 707 times per second—making it one of the fastest spinning neutron stars

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19:13 Technology.org Team scripts breakthrough quantum algorithm

City College of New York physicist Pouyan Ghaemi and his research team are claiming significant progress in using quantum

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18:20 SingularityHub.Com Scientists Hunt for an Elusive Particle to Unlock the Mystery of Dark Matter

Australian scientists are making strides towards solving one of the greatest mysteries of the universe: the nature of invisible dark matter. The ORGAN Experiment, Australia’s first major dark matter detector, recently completed a search for a hypothetical particle called an axion—a popular candidate among theories that try to explain dark matter. ORGAN has placed new […]

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17:03 Technology.org Challenge: PETs Prize Challenge: Advancing Privacy-Preserving Federated Learning

Privacy-enhancing technologies (PETs) have the potential to unlock more trustworthy innovation in data analysis and machine learning. Federated learning is

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15:37 Space.com James Webb Space Telescope's 1st stunning photo is now a dress

You can now add the deepest infrared image of the universe to your wardrobe.

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30.07.2022
15:27 Space.com Jupiter glows in new James Webb Space Telescope raw image

Jupiter always shines, even when seen sideways in unprocessed data.

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15:22 UniverseToday.Com JWST Damage, New Mars Helicopters, Teaching Robots to Die

JWST is doing after its micrometeorite strike, two more helicopters are flying to Mars, China will drop a 50+ meter booster… somewhere, and how do you stop the Milky Way from turning into self-replicating robot probes. This week brought us many exciting and sometimes even scary space news. If you’re in the mood to relax … Continue reading "JWST Damage, New Mars Helicopters, Teaching Robots to Die" The post JWST Damage, New Mars Helicopters, Teaching Robots to Die appeared first on Universe Today.

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11:23 Nanowerk.com New record for modeling atoms smashes previously held record number by factor of 10

A new record has been set for calculating the energy distribution function, or 'density of states', for over 100,000 silicon atoms, a first in computational materials science.

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11:23 Nanowerk.com Novel '2D petri dish' captures first images of atoms 'swimming' in liquid (w/video)

Scientists have created a novel 'nano-petri dish' using two-dimensional (2D) materials to create a new method of observing how atoms move in liquid.

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11:23 Nanowerk.com Helium-ion-beam nanofabrication: Extreme processes and applications

A new review summarizes comprehensively the extreme processes and applications of helium ion beam nanofabrication.

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11:23 Nanowerk.com Applying quantum speed limits to macroscopic systems

Speed limits for quantum phenomena have been extended to macro-sized objects.

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02:10 ScienceDaily.com A roadmap for the future of quantum simulation

A roadmap for the future direction of quantum simulation.

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00:20 NewScientist.Com JWST could soon tell us what exoplanets' surfaces are made of

Observing the surface of an exoplanet is tricky, but a study analysing data from the Spitzer space telescope suggests it should be feasible with the more powerful James Webb telescope

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29.07.2022
21:43 LiveScience.com James Webb Space Telescope: Origins, design and mission objectives

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has launched and it's the most powerful in history, giving us the deepest ever view into our universe.

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21:00 ScientificAmerican.Com See the Strange Underground Detector Probing Neutrino Mysteries

The LEGEND-200 detector could help explain why matter dominates the known universe

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18:31 Physics.Aps.org Ultrafast Switch from a Bose-Einstein Condensate

Author(s): Philip BallA sub-picosecond optical switch demonstrated in a semiconductor material moves researchers a step closer to an all-optical computer. [Physics 15, 118] Published Fri Jul 29, 2022

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17:53 Phys.org A roadmap for the future of quantum simulation

A roadmap for the future direction of quantum simulation has been set out in a paper co-authored at the University of Strathclyde.

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17:23 Phys.org Helium-ion-beam nanofabrication: Extreme processes and applications

Helium ion beam (HIB) technology plays an important role in the extreme fields of nanofabrication. Due to high resolution and sensitivity, HIB nanofabrication technology is widely used to pattern nanostructures into components, devices, or systems in integrated circuits, materials sciences, nano-optics, and bio-sciences applications. HIB-based nanofabrication includes direct-write milling, ion beam-induced deposition, and direct-write lithography without the need to resist assistance. Their nanoscale applications have also been evaluated in the areas of integrated circuits, materials sciences, nano-optics, and biological sciences.

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14:13 Phys.org Using quantum technology to constrain new particles

Yet-to-be discovered axions and axion-like particles may be the key to explaining some of the deepest puzzles of our universe, such as dark matter and charge-parity violation in strong interactions. Several recent theories have predicted that the masses of axions probably lie within the well-motivated "axion window" (0.01 meV–1 meV). However, existing laboratory searches and astrophysical observation mostly search for the axions outside the axion window.

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14:10 ScientificAmerican.Com Physics Particles Fly as Practical Tools

Protons, muons, neutrinos and other particles are moving beyond the realm of physics to help in a myriad of ways

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10:10 ScientificAmerican.Com The Kavli Prize Presents: Understanding Molecules [Sponsored]

Jacob Sagiv is a chemist who studies properties of self-assembled monolayers. This year, he shared The Kavli Prize in Nanoscience for his research.

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09:47 CosmosMagazine.com Scientists use James Webb Space Telescope image to measure distance of lensed galaxies

The first image the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) showed us was galaxy cluster SMACS J0723.3−7327 (or SMACS J0723 for short) with a large number of gravitationally lensed background galaxies. But although it’s easy to see those smeared galaxies in the image, it’s not easy to tell just how far away they actually are. A […]

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28.07.2022
23:32 UniverseToday.Com A Black Hole can Tear a Neutron Star Apart in Less Than 2 Seconds

An international team has simulated what happens when a black hole and neutron star merge, and the results were pretty The post A Black Hole can Tear a Neutron Star Apart in Less Than 2 Seconds appeared first on Universe Today.

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21:22 ScienceMag.org News at a glance: Tracking gravitational waves, a Moon rover, and the ‘best fossil hunter’

The latest in science and policy

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21:17 Space.com Why is gravity so weak? The answer may lie in the very nature of space-time

The solution as to why gravity is so weak may come from taking a closer look at the Higgs boson.

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19:20 NewScientist.Com JWST keeps breaking its own record for the most distant galaxy ever

The James Webb Space Telescope has begun peering into the early universe, spotting more and more of the very first galaxies that formed after the big bang

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18:31 Physics.Aps.org Distant Memories Entangled

Author(s): Michael SchirberOn the road to a quantum internet, researchers demonstrate entanglement of two memory elements located 12.5 km apart in an urban environment. [Physics 15, s101] Published Thu Jul 28, 2022

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18:03 AzoNano.com Novel Technique to Allows Scientists to Observe How Atoms Move in Liquid

University of Manchester graphene researchers have developed a novel “nano-petri dish” employing two-dimensional (2D) materials to develop a new technique for watching how atoms move in...

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18:03 Phys.org New method of controlling qubits could advance quantum computers

Quantum computing, a field that relies on the principles of quantum mechanics to calculate outcomes, has the potential to perform tasks too complex for traditional computers and to do so at high speeds, making it in some ways the new frontier for science and engineering. To get to the point where quantum computers can meet their expected performance potential, the development of large-scale quantum processors and quantum memories is needed. Precise control of qubits—or quantum bits, the basic building blocks of quantum computers—is critical to do this, but methods of controlling qubits have limitations for massive high-density wiring with high precision.

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17:23 Phys.org Sneaky black hole discovery sheds light on star death, black hole formation and gravitational waves

There is always something new and exciting happening in the field of black hole research.

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17:13 AzoNano.com Study Could Help Reduce Environmental Risk of Quantum Dots

Polymers containing quantum dots (QDs) are considered crucial components of next-generation consumer items, but ambiguity remains regarding how these compounds may negatively affect public health...

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17:13 Technology.org Graphene scientists capture first images of atoms ‘swimming’ in liquid

Graphene scientists from The University of Manchester have created a novel ‘nano-petri dish’ using two-dimensional (2D) materials to

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16:53 Phys.org Speed limits for quantum phenomena have been extended to macro-sized objects

An expression for the maximum speed at which changes in macroscopic systems can occur has been derived by a theoretical physicist at RIKEN. This will deepen our understanding of quantum phenomena in systems that are not in equilibrium.

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14:03 Technology.org Magnetic quantum material broadens platform for probing next-gen information technologies

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory used neutron scattering to determine whether a specific

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13:27 Space.com James Webb Space Telescope beats its own record with potential most distant galaxies

Astronomers using the James Webb Space Telescope have potentially smashed the galaxy redshift record by finding galaxies that existed 200 to 300 million years after the Big Bang.

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08:00 ScienceDaily.com Magnetic quantum material broadens platform for probing next-gen information technologies

Scientists have used neutron scattering to determine whether a specific material's atomic structure could host a novel state of matter called a spiral spin liquid. By tracking tiny magnetic moments known as 'spins' on the honeycomb lattice of a layered iron trichloride magnet, the team found the first 2D system to host a spiral spin liquid.

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02:10 ScienceDaily.com Graphene scientists capture images of atoms 'swimming' in liquid

Graphene scientists have created a novel 'nano-petri dish' using two-dimensional (2D) materials to create a new method of observing how atoms move in liquid.

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01:28 Space.com US Postal Service to launch James Webb Space Telescope 'forever' stamp

The stamp commemorates the start of the telescope's science mission and depicts the telescope's iconic golden honeycomb mirror and its large sunshields in space.

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01:12 UniverseToday.Com The Heaviest Neutron Star Ever Seen got There by Feasting on its Companion

Life’s not too good if you’re the companion of a black widow. Here on Earth, spiders by that name feast on their smaller significant others after mating. Out in space, some weird objects do the same thing to their closeby neighbors. They’re rapidly spinning neutron stars that slowly destroy their companion stars with powerful outflows … Continue reading "The Heaviest Neutron Star Ever Seen got There by Feasting on its Companion" The post The Heaviest Neutron Star Ever Seen got There by Feasting on its Companion appeared first on Universe Today.

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00:46 Space.com 'Castaway' gamma-ray bursts come from distant early galaxies

Intense blasts of radiation called gamma-ray bursts originate from neutron star mergers in distant galaxies, but until now the origins of some of these eruptions couldn't be pinpointed.

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00:23 Phys.org Magnetic quantum material broadens platform for probing next-gen information technologies

Scientists at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory used neutron scattering to determine whether a specific material's atomic structure could host a novel state of matter called a spiral spin liquid. By tracking tiny magnetic moments known as "spins" on the honeycomb lattice of a layered iron trichloride magnet, the team found the first 2D system to host a spiral spin liquid.

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27.07.2022
23:43 Phys.org Graphene scientists capture first images of atoms 'swimming' in liquid

Graphene scientists from The University of Manchester have created a novel "nano-petri dish" using two-dimensional (2D) materials to create a new method of observing how atoms move in liquid.

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22:10 ScienceDaily.com Breakthrough quantum algorithm

Physicists are claiming significant progress in using quantum computers to study and predict how the state of a large number of interacting quantum particles evolves over time. This was done by developing a quantum algorithm that they run on an IBM quantum computer.

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22:10 ScienceDaily.com Quantum cryptography: Hacking is futile

An international team has successfully implemented an advanced form of quantum cryptography for the first time. Moreover, encryption is independent of the quantum device used and therefore even more secure against hacking attempts.

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22:10 ScienceDaily.com A key role for quantum entanglement

A method known as quantum key distribution has long held the promise of communication security unattainable in conventional cryptography. An international team of scientists has now demonstrated experimentally, for the first time, an approach to quantum key distribution that is based on high-quality quantum entanglement -- offering much broader security guarantees than previous schemes.

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21:06 Nature.com (news) Quantum entanglement provides a key to improved security

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21:06 Nature.com (news) Experimental quantum key distribution certified by Bell's theorem

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21:06 Nature.com (news) A device-independent quantum key distribution system for distant users

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21:06 Nature.com (news) Practical quantum advantage in quantum simulation

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21:06 Nature.com (news) Evaporation of microwave-shielded polar molecules to quantum degeneracy

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21:06 Nature.com (news) Tracking single adatoms in liquid in a Transmission Electron Microscope

Nature is the international weekly journal of science: a magazine style journal that publishes full-length research papers in all disciplines of science, as well as News and Views, reviews, news, features, commentaries, web focuses and more, covering all branches of science and how science impacts upon all aspects of society and life.

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21:00 Nature.Com Quantum entanglement provides a key to improved security

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21:00 Nature.Com Experimental quantum key distribution certified by Bell's theorem

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21:00 Nature.Com A device-independent quantum key distribution system for distant users

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21:00 Nature.Com Practical quantum advantage in quantum simulation

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21:00 Nature.Com Evaporation of microwave-shielded polar molecules to quantum degeneracy

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21:00 Nature.Com Tracking single adatoms in liquid in a Transmission Electron Microscope

Nature is the international weekly journal of science: a magazine style journal that publishes full-length research papers in all disciplines of science, as well as News and Views, reviews, news, features, commentaries, web focuses and more, covering all branches of science and how science impacts upon all aspects of society and life.

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19:31 Physics.Aps.org Hiding Secrets Using Quantum Entanglement

Author(s): Sophia ChenThree experiments demonstrate the key elements of a quantum cryptographic scheme that predictions indicate should be unhackable, bringing the promise of quantum encryption technologies a step closer to reality. [Physics 15, 116] Published Wed Jul 27, 2022

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18:07 CosmosMagazine.com Quantum entanglement can be used to encrypt messages – making data more secure

The way we currently send secure information over the internet – like credit card details – is under threat from quantum computing. Our current methods of encrypting data are very difficult to crack with current computers, but the next generation of quantum computers would be able to do it. But two new studies suggest that, […]

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18:07 ScienceNews.org Quantum entanglement makes quantum communication even more secure

Bell tests proved that quantum mechanics really is “spooky.” Now they’ve made quantum communication even more hacker-proof.

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18:03 Phys.org Quantum key distribution based on high-quality quantum entanglement

A method known as quantum key distribution has long held the promise of communication security unattainable in conventional cryptography. An international team of scientists has now demonstrated experimentally, for the first time, an approach to quantum key distribution that is based on high-quality quantum entanglement—offering much broader security guarantees than previous schemes.

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18:03 Phys.org Quantum cryptography: Making hacking futile

The Internet is teeming with highly sensitive information. Sophisticated encryption techniques generally ensure that such content cannot be intercepted and read. But in the future high-performance quantum computers could crack these keys in a matter of seconds. It is just as well, then, that quantum mechanical techniques not only enable new, much faster algorithms, but also exceedingly effective cryptography.

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17:33 Phys.org Team scripts breakthrough quantum algorithm

City College of New York physicist Pouyan Ghaemi and his research team are claiming significant progress in using quantum computers to study and predict how the state of a large number of interacting quantum particles evolves over time. This was done by developing a quantum algorithm that they run on an IBM quantum computer. "To the best of our knowledge, such particular quantum algorithm which can simulate how interacting quantum particles evolve over time has not been implemented before," said Ghaemi, associate professor in CCNY's Division of Science.

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17:23 Phys.org Femtosecond laser bionic fabrication enabling bubble manipulation

The manipulation and use of gas in water have broad applications in energy utilization, chemical manufacturing, environmental protection, agricultural breeding, microfluidic chips, and health care. The possibility of driving underwater bubbles to move directionally and continuously over a given distance via unique gradient geometries has been successfully archived, opening room for more research on this exciting topic. In many cases, however, the gradient geometry is microscope and unsuitable for transporting gas at microscope level because most microscale gradient structures provide the insufficient driving force. This makes underwater self-transportation of bubbles and gases at the microscopic level a big challenge.

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16:33 Phys.org An alternative superconducting qubit achieves high performance for quantum computing

Quantum computers, devices that exploit quantum phenomena to perform computations, could eventually help tackle complex computational problems faster and more efficiently than classical computers. These devices are commonly based on basic units of information known as quantum bits, or qubits.

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14:57 Space.com 'Neutrino factories' could hold the solution to the cosmic ray mystery

The origins of high-energy particles that bombard the Earth from deep space may have been revealed for the first time by new research.

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14:53 Phys.org Hawaiʻi telescopes help uncover origins of castaway gamma-ray bursts

An international team of astronomers has found that certain short gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) did not originate as castaways in the vastness of intergalactic space as they initially appeared. A deeper multi-observatory study instead found that these seemingly isolated GRBs actually occurred in remarkably distant—and therefore faint—galaxies up to 10 billion light-years away.

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14:15 Yahoo Science Buzz Aldrin sold his space jacket, presidential medal, and other artifacts at auction for $8.2 million, using a law change to let astronauts cash in

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13:17 Space.com The James Webb Space Telescope is on the hunt for the universe's 1st-ever supermassive black holes

Even NASA's next-generation space observatory can't manage to see supermassive black holes directly, but that doesn't mean astronomers can't use its data to better understand the mysterious behemoths.

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11:43 Nanowerk.com Fundamentals underpinning future atomic and close-to-atomic scale manufacturing

The challenges of implementing atomic and close-to-atomic scale manufacturing lie not only in the extreme small scale at which it can be machined, but also in the fundamental understanding of atomic interactions, which are based on the quantum theory rather than classical theory.

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11:43 Nanowerk.com Researchers explre the structure of the smallest semiconductor with only 27 atoms

The smallest semiconductor composed of only 27 atoms, the Cd14Se13 cluster, has an interesting core-cage structure.

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11:43 Nanowerk.com Neuromorphic computing with optically driven nonlinear fluid dynamics

Liquid film can function as optical memory, enabling new architectural horizons for nanoscale neuromorphic computing.

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11:43 Nanowerk.com New research unveils first visualization of friction at the atomic level

New research unveils the atomic-scale friction of a single tungsten asperity, or rough edge, in real time, showing atomic motion for the first time with electron microscopy.

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11:43 Nanowerk.com Space study offers clearest understanding yet of the life cycle of supermassive black holes

Research uses X-ray telescopes and a new data analysis technique to describe space objects.

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11:43 Nanowerk.com How do nanoparticles grow? Atomic-scale movie upends 100-year-old theory

Scientists observe nanoparticles ripening in solution at record-breaking resolution.

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10:03 Technology.org New telescope to be the ‘GOTO’ for gravitational wave events

A new telescope, made up of two identical arrays on opposite sides of the planet, will track down

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08:47 CosmosMagazine.com July 21: Georg Brandt, Harriet Brooks identifies nucleus recoil, Yrjö Väisälä, Ian Donald uses ultrasound

Georg Brandt Swedish chemist Georg Rushd Brandt was born on 21 July 1694. Brand was the first person to isolate and identify in 1730 the element he named named cobalt. He published in 1733 his findings on the composition and solubility of arsenic compounds, then researched antimony, bismuth, mercury and zinc. His work on methods […]

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07:00 ScienceDaily.com Anti-butterfly effect enables new benchmarking of quantum-computer performance

Research drawing on the quantum 'anti-butterfly effect' solves a longstanding experimental problem in physics and establishes a method for benchmarking the performance of quantum computers.

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26.07.2022
23:10 ScienceDaily.com Space study offers clearest understanding yet of the life cycle of supermassive black holes

Supermassive black holes with varying light signatures are actually in different stages of the life cycle.

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22:43 Phys.org Anti-butterfly effect enables new benchmarking of quantum computer performance

Research drawing on the quantum "anti-butterfly effect" solves a longstanding experimental problem in physics and establishes a method for benchmarking the performance of quantum computers.

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20:43 Phys.org How do nanoparticles grow? Atomic-scale movie upends 100-year-old theory

For decades, a textbook process known as "Ostwald ripening," named for the Nobel Prize-winning chemist Wilhelm Ostwald, has guided the design of new materials including nanoparticles—tiny materials so small they are invisible to the naked eye.

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20:43 Phys.org Space study offers clearest understanding yet of the life cycle of supermassive black holes

Black holes with varying light signatures but that were thought to be the same objects being viewed from different angles are actually in different stages of the life cycle, according to a study led by Dartmouth researchers.

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20:33 Phys.org Researchers develop novel 3D atomic force microscopy probes

A team of researchers from NYU Abu Dhabi's Advanced Microfluidics and Microdevices Laboratory (AMMLab) have developed new kind of Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) probes in true three-dimensional shapes they call 3DTIPs. AFM technology allows scientists to observe, measure, and manipulate samples and micro and nanoscale entities with unprecedented precision. The new 3DTIPs, which are manufactured using a single-step 3D printing process, can be utilized for a wider variety of applications—and potential observations and discoveries—than standard, more limited silicon-based probes that are considered state-of-the-art in our current time.

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19:30 NewScientist.Com Tracing lithium's atomic signature could help make ethical batteries

Lithium is used in batteries for smartphones, laptops and electric vehicles, but some mines have been accused of creating environmental and social problems. A way to trace the origin of the metal could ensure producers only use ethical sources

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19:20 ScienceDaily.com Heaviest neutron star to date is a 'black widow' eating its mate

Millisecond pulsars spin far more rapidly than expected for a collapsed star. The best chance to study these neutron stars is to find a black widow system where the pulsar has evaporated and eaten much of its companion star. The Keck I telescope was just able to capture spectra of one such companion, allowing astronomers to weigh its pulsar. It's the heaviest found to date, and perhaps near the upper limit for a neutron star.

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18:03 Technology.org Scientists capture first-ever view of a hidden quantum phase in a 2D crystal

Single-shot spectroscopy techniques provide researchers with a new understanding of a mysterious light-driven process. The development of high-speed

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17:36 Futurity.org Attosecond measurements capture electrons in water clusters

A new method allows for time-resolved measurements of electron motion in water clusters lasting only a few attoseconds.

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17:14 World-Nuclear-News.org CFS, UKAEA to collaborate on fusion research

The UK Atomic Energy Authority and the USA's Commonwealth Fusion Systems have signed a five-year Collaboration Framework Agreement aimed at advancing commercial fusion energy.

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15:43 Phys.org A new theory of quantum subsystems

When studying a complex system, scientists identify smaller pieces called subsystems that they can make sense of. By studying subsystems and the correlations between them, they reconstruct an understanding of the whole.

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15:33 Phys.org Heaviest neutron star to date is a 'black widow' eating its mate

A dense, collapsed star spinning 707 times per second—making it one of the fastest spinning neutron stars in the Milky Way galaxy—has shredded and consumed nearly the entire mass of its stellar companion and, in the process, grown into the heaviest neutron star observed to date.

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15:03 Phys.org This Australian experiment is on the hunt for an elusive particle that could help unlock the mystery of dark matter

Australian scientists are making strides towards solving one of the greatest mysteries of the universe: the nature of invisible "dark matter."

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