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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Satellites glimpse the microphysics of magnetic reconnection

media_sizes_full_figure1In situ measurements capture a nonturbulent, efficient reconnection event on Earth’s nightside. Read more in Physics Today…

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Satellites reveal the microphysics of magnetic reconnection

Lmedia_sizes_full_figure1aminar electron dynamics drive reconnection on the side of Earth away from the Sun.  Read more in Physics Today…

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Mars smiles for InSight’s cameras

Wmars.jpge look forward to learning more about Mars as InSight’s scientific operations commence.  Read more at SPIE Newsroom…

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Father of optical trapping awarded a share of the Nobel Prize in Physics

Steve Chu and Art Ashkin 1985.jpgOptical tweezers have endured as an invaluable laboratory tool for manipulating molecules and other small particles. Read more in Physics Today…

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Molecular Microscope Lets Scientists Peer inside Single Cells

sciam2.jpgThe new technology can identify proteins that distinguish healthy cells from diseased ones.  Read more in Scientific American…

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