Physics / Astronomy

Chemistry - Physics - Aug 19
In the third in a series on what the lives of Stanford researchers actually look like , chemists Noah Burns, Laura Dassama, Michael Fayer and Hemamala Karunadasa talk about their paths into the field, the joys of making new molecules and the way in which "the central science" pervades our lives.
Physics - Life Sciences - Aug 19

In recent years, scientists have teased out many of the secrets of biomineralization, the process by which sea urchins grow spines, mollusks build their shells and corals make their skeletons, not to mention how mammals and other animals make bones and teeth.

Physics - Astronomy - Aug 19

An experiment to test a popular theory of dark energy has found no evidence of new forces, placing strong constraints on related theories. Dark energy is the name given to an unknown force that is causing the universe to expand at an accelerating rate.

Physics - Electroengineering - Aug 16
Physics - Electroengineering

Atomically thin materials developed by Stanford researchers could create heat-shields for cell phones or laptops that would protect people and temperature-sensitive components and make future electronic gadgets even more compact.

Physics - Materials Science - Aug 13
Physics - Materials Science

Innovative new electron spectroscopy technique pushes the limits of Nanospectroscopy for materials design In order to understand advanced materials like graphene nanostructures and optimize them fo

Physics - Innovation - Aug 19
Physics - Innovation

Austrian and Chinese scientists have succeeded in teleporting three-dimensional quantum states for the first time.

Physics - Materials Science - Aug 19

UAntwerp researchers from the CMT group, Dr Jonas Bekaert and Prof Milorad Milosevic, in collaboration with Swedish researchers have predicted that a atomically thin layer of hydrogen will boost the critical temperature of a thin superconductor to above a hundred kelvin.

Physics - Materials Science - Aug 14

Physics experiments are often time-consuming and expensive. Sometimes scientists do not realize until the very end that they have been using the wrong calibration for measurements the whole time. What if there were a way to go back in time to the start of the experiment and re-examine the data?

Physics - Materials Science - Aug 9
Physics - Materials Science

At human scale, controlling temperature is a straightforward concept. Turtles sun themselves to keep warm.

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