Research explains how a unicellular marine organism generates light as a response to mechanical stimulation, lighting up breaking waves at night.
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Study shows LIGO’s 40-kilogram mirrors can move in response to tiny quantum effects, revealing the “spooky popcorn of the universe.”
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Twisted sound beams suggest an advanced civilisation may be able to harness immense amounts of power from a black hole.
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Physicists can use bright, hot lasers to slow atoms down so much that they measure -459 degrees Fahrenheit.
June 22, 2020 • ~6 min
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Quantum teleportation is an key way to transmit info in quantum computing. In a new step forward, researchers say it may be possible between electrons.
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Signal from 500 million light years away is the first periodic pattern of radio bursts detected.
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A new study helps to reconcile a Nobel Prize-winning theory with experiments on how solids melt.
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Danielle Frostig, a physics graduate student, is developing an instrument to study how the heaviest elements in the universe are produced.
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