Author Archives: rberkowitz

Observing Metabolic Pathways in Action

Enhancing biological and renewable energy research by developing advanced molecular imaging capabilities. Continue reading

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Broad bandwidth helps listeners understand fragmented speech

High-frequency audibility is singled out as essential for comprehension in crowded settings. Continue reading

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Electrons in graphene follow viscous fluid laws

A new imaging technique captures the characteristic hydrodynamic flow profile. Continue reading

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Real-time observations explain magma dynamics of Kilauea’s 2018 eruption

Piston-like caldera collapses drove episodic lava flows far from the summit.  Continue reading

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Mapping the Remains of Supernovae

A new tool provides detailed, 3-D chemical view of exploded star systems. Continue reading

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A Time Crystal Without a Driver

A calculation shows that an elusive, isolated quantum time crystal may not be far from reality. Continue reading

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Plants slow river migration

Rivers in unvegetated landscapes migrate an order of magnitude faster than their vegetated counterparts. Continue reading

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There’s a lithium battery in your future

The latest approaches toward developing batteries with higher energy density for electric vehicles and other applications. Continue reading

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Physical cosmology wins a share of the Nobel Prize in Physics

James Peebles developed a mathematical framework that describes how the universe evolved. Decades of empirical evidence later, it still holds up. Continue reading

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Physics Technique Reveals Hidden Bugs to Bats

Strategic angles help bats hunt stationary bugs on leaves. Continue reading

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