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Physics Seeks New Staff Editor

2014-10-06 22:00:00

Deadline to apply is November 14th. Read more for the job description and qualifications.

Published Mon Oct 06, 2014

doi:10.1103/Physics.7.101
 
 
A Challenge to Lepton Universality

2014-10-06 22:00:00

The finding that electrons and muons aren’t produced equally in certain particle decays may hint at a crack in the standard model.

Published Mon Oct 06, 2014

doi:10.1103/Physics.7.102
 
 
Making Invisible Cracks Visible

2014-10-03 22:00:00

A new acoustic imaging technique could reveal previously invisible cracks in bridges or other infrastructure.

Published Fri Oct 03, 2014

doi:10.1103/Physics.7.100
 
 
Stopping the Spread

2014-10-02 22:00:00

A mathematical model quantifies how the behavior of individuals can influence the spreading of diseases.

Published Thu Oct 02, 2014

 
 
Searching for Sterile Neutrinos

2014-10-01 22:00:00

The Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment has placed stringent limits on a hypothetical fourth neutrino.

Published Wed Oct 01, 2014

 
 
Slow Down to Take a Better Spectrum

2014-09-30 22:00:00

The resolution and sensitivity of mass spectrometers can be improved by laser-cooling the measured sample species.

Published Tue Sep 30, 2014

 
 
Victory for the Quantum Code Maker?

2014-09-29 22:00:00

To fend off potential hackers, researchers have taken a theoretical step closer to realizing a device-independent quantum cryptography protocol.

Published Mon Sep 29, 2014

doi:10.1103/Physics.7.99
 
 
Single Molecule Microphone

2014-09-26 22:00:00

A single molecule can work as a vibration sensor that can detect displacements nearly as small as a proton.

Published Fri Sep 26, 2014

doi:10.1103/Physics.7.98
 
 
Water-Repelling Surfaces Made Stable

2014-09-25 22:00:00

The water-repelling properties of superhydrophobic surfaces may last longer when they’re used at shallower depths.

Published Thu Sep 25, 2014

 
 
One Very Cold Atom

2014-09-24 22:00:00

Researchers have demonstrated a new source of individual helium atoms at picokelvin temperatures, paving the way for testing the entanglement of particles with mass.

Published Wed Sep 24, 2014

 
 
Cavities Play Catch with Photons

2014-09-23 22:00:00

A single photon with an optimally shaped waveform can be loaded into a cavity with near-unity efficiency.

Published Tue Sep 23, 2014

 
 
The Stopping Power of Hot Nuclear Matter

2014-09-22 22:00:00

LHC experiments show that the quark-gluon plasma stops jets made of light and heavy quarks equally well, offering insights into a state of matter thought to have existed in the early Universe.

Published Mon Sep 22, 2014

doi:10.1103/Physics.7.97
 
 
Curvy Photon Trajectories Could Be Detectable

2014-09-19 22:00:00

Quantum mechanics permits particles to follow bizarre, looping and curving trajectories, usually with very low probability. But a calculation shows that in some cases, these paths can have significant and possibly measurable effects.

Published Fri Sep 19, 2014

doi:10.1103/Physics.7.96
 
 
More Dark Matter Hints from Cosmic Rays?

2014-09-18 22:00:00

A particle detector onboard the International Space Station has revealed differences between the spectrum of cosmic-ray positrons and electrons, which might be a hint of dark matter annihilation processes.

Published Thu Sep 18, 2014

 
 
Patchy Particles without the Patches

2014-09-17 22:00:00

Mobile DNA strands could provide a different way to patch together DNA-coated particles to form colloidal structures whose structure and function can be tailored.

Published Wed Sep 17, 2014

 
 
Relativity is Right on Time, Again

2014-09-16 22:00:00

An experiment with fast-moving ions verifies relativistic time dilation to a new level of precision, placing constraints on certain quantum gravity theories.

Published Tue Sep 16, 2014

 
 
Observing the Great Spin and Orbital Swap

2014-09-15 22:00:00

The experimental observation of spin-orbital exchange interactions in ultracold atoms opens a window for the exploration of poorly understood magnetic behaviors.

Published Mon Sep 15, 2014

doi:10.1103/Physics.7.95
 
 
Electron Handedness Affects Gas Molecule Breakup

2014-09-12 22:00:00

Experiments show that beams of left- or right-handed electrons are not equal-opportunity destroyers of molecules having two mirror-image forms, which supports the idea that primordial cosmic rays generated the asymmetry in biological molecules.

Published Fri Sep 12, 2014

doi:10.1103/Physics.7.94
 
 
Diamond and Silicon Get Entangled

2014-09-11 22:00:00

Two silicon-vacancy centers in diamond can emit photons that are indistinguishable—suggesting they have potential as building blocks for a diamond-based quantum computer.

Published Thu Sep 11, 2014

doi:10.1103/Physics.7.93
 
 
Testing the Weak Interaction with Potassium

2014-09-11 22:00:00

Potassium-37 is one of several isotopes that could be used to directly test the standard model weak interaction.

Published Thu Sep 11, 2014

 
 
Nerve Pulses Pass by Each Other

2014-09-10 22:00:00

Experiments on neuron fibers from earthworms and lobsters reveal that two nerve pulses that collide do not annihilate, contrary to common beliefs of nerve electrophysiology.

Published Wed Sep 10, 2014

 
 
Higgs Mass Comes into Clearer Focus

2014-09-09 22:00:00

Improved analysis of CERN’s data has tightened up the accuracy of the measurement of the Higgs boson’s mass

Published Tue Sep 09, 2014

 
 
Physics Survey

2014-09-08 22:00:00

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Published Mon Sep 08, 2014

doi:10.1103/Physics.7.91
 
 
Microwave Photons Move Out of Equilibrium

2014-09-08 22:00:00

A circuit for microwave photons provides a useful test bed for nonequilibrium physics.

Published Mon Sep 08, 2014

doi:10.1103/Physics.7.92
 
 
High-Precision Measurements Using Lots of Cold Atoms

2014-09-05 22:00:00

A new technique uses up to 30 Bose-Einstein condensates simultaneously to make ultraprecise measurements.

Published Fri Sep 05, 2014

doi:10.1103/Physics.7.90
 
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