Iron-rich object closely orbits a white dwarf

mirror.jpgThe newly discovered object could be the core of a planet that survived the transition of its host star into a red giant.  Read more in Physics Today…

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Volcano topography can distort ground deformation data

media_sizes_full_figure1-1.jpgCliff-like features could explain the anomalous measurements taken by tiltmeters deployed at Hawaii’s Kilauea and other volcanoes. Read more in Physics Today…

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The hydrodynamics of a quantum fluid

media_sizes_full_Update-Figure1The behaviour of a one-dimensional gas of ultracold atoms confirms a generalised theory. Read more in Physics Today…

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A glimpse of a planetary system’s final stages

planetary_fragment_1228.jpgDetailed spectroscopy measurements may help astronomers discover bodies orbiting white dwarfs. Read more in Physics Today…

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Metal with Your Beer?

beerHeavy metal levels in commercial booze pose no health risk to most drinkers, but the findings could prompt discussions about industry standards for alcohol. Read more in Scientific American…

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Ultracold atoms flow on a chip

An emedia_sizes_full_Update-Figure1.jpgxperiment confirms a generalized theory of hydrodynamics in the case of a one-dimensional quantum fluid.  Read more in Physics Today…

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Understanding circadian rhythms in algae and fungi

Image2-400.jpgProteomics analyses explore daily control of metabolic pathways. Read more in The Molecular Bond…

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Measurements of elusive mineral could explain mantle discontinuity

Screen Shot 2019-03-01 at 08.31.05.pngA predicted phase transition shows up in high-pressure experiments.  Read more in Physics Today…

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How Vision Helps Cyclists Communicate in a Pack

bikee.jpgRiders in a peloton benefit more from the eyes of their peers than from a neighbor’s drag reduction.  Read more in Scientific American…

 

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Mineral measurements could explain mantle seismology

mantle.jpgA predicted phase transition shows up in high-pressure experiments. Read more in Physics Today…

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