How Connected Cars Can Map Urban Heat Islands

Crowdsourced vehicle data trace the contours of dangerous city temperatures. Read more in Scientific American…

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Early JWST targets set the stage for the next decade of observations

Data gathered by the telescope in its first five months of science will show what it’s capable of while enabling insight into ancient galaxies, newborn planets, and more. Read more in Physics Today…

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Martian Rocks Produced Bio-Friendly Gas Long Ago

Iron-rich rocks in Minnesota give a proxy view into how aqueous interactions with Martian rocks could have shaped that planet’s early environment. Read more in APS Physics…

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Pore Collapse Leads to Universal Banded Patterns

A model attributes the propagating bands that appear in a compressed porous medium to structural changes alone. Read more in APS Physics…

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AI Can Predict Potential Nutrient Deficiencies from Space

New work maps a region’s nutrient landscape. Read more in Scientific American…

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A Liquid Method to Prepare Ion Beams

A liquid-metal jet can strip electrons from a high-intensity, accelerator-based ion beam, increasing the beam’s charge and enhancing accelerator performance. Read more in APS Physics…

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Fluid Dynamics of Clouds

In a series of invited papers, researchers discuss new tools for reducing uncertainties in climate models associated with cloud formation and transport. Read more in APS Physics…

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Parametric Amplification for Silicon Quantum Devices

A new design based on the quantum capacitance of a silicon quantum dot could enable scalable, high-fidelity qubit readout. Read more in APS Physics…

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Skyrmions on the Rise – New 2D Material Advances Low-Power Computing

New materials with exotic magnetic features could enable the next generation of tiny, fast electronic devices. Read more at Berkeley Lab news center…

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A Quick Way to Measure Isotope Ratios

A new laser-based method allows scientists to detect the isotope concentration of different chemicals in a gas in a short time. Read more in APS Physics…

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