"...with this kind of technology, you can take society into a superconducting society where you'll never need things like batteries again."
Oct. 15, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: physics electricity materials-science superconductors temperature magnetism featured science-and-technology
Creating colloidal diamonds, a long-awaited photonic technique, could change the development and use of optical technologies over the next decade.
Sept. 24, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: physics optics lasers photons materials-science science-and-technology shapes
An odd new experiment may offer a path towards a connection between classical and quantum physics. It's a goal scientists have chased for decades.
Sept. 17, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: physics temperature atoms quantum-physics science-and-technology gases
A new algorithm lets researchers reconstruct the movements of photons to see through clouds, fog, and other obstructions.
Sept. 11, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: physics vision lasers light photons algorithms science-and-technology fog
A look at "super-spreading" events shows that air conditioning may be making things worse by recirculating coronavirus particles indoors.
Aug. 28, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: physics covid-19 viruses featured health-and-medicine
Quantum cosmology takes us "beyond the continuum described by general relativity where Einstein's physics breaks down—for example beyond the Big Bang."
Aug. 4, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: physics space quantum-physics science-and-technology albert-einstein
Researchers aim to update Apollo-era information about rocket-powered landings on dusty celestial bodies like Mars with new supercomputer simulations.
July 31, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: physics soil mars spacecraft science-and-technology dust
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