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Physics - Life Sciences - 25.09.2020

Physics - Campus - 25.09.2020
UChicago to partner on transformative QuSTEAM quantum education initiative
A group of scientists from five universities across the Midwest, including the University of Chicago, will lead an effort to redesign quantum science education-working with industry and national laboratories to develop a diverse, capable and effective quantum workforce.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 24.09.2020
Young physicist 'squares the numbers' on time travel
Young physicist ’squares the numbers’ on time travel
Paradox-free time travel is theoretically possible, according to the mathematical modelling of a prodigious University of Queensland undergraduate student. Fourth-year Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) student Germain Tobar has been investigating the possibility of time travel, under the supervision of UQ physicist Dr Fabio Costa.

Physics - Electroengineering - 23.09.2020
The Return of the Spin Echo
The Return of the Spin Echo
A research team from Garching and Vienna discovered a remarkable echo effect - it offers exciting new possibilities for working with quantum information.

Physics - Materials Science - 21.09.2020
Mirror-like photovoltaics get more electricity out of heat
Mirror-like photovoltaics get more electricity out of heat
New heat-harnessing "solar” cells that reflect 99% of the energy they can't convert to electricity could help bring down the price of storing renewable energy as heat, as well as harvesting waste heat from exhaust pipes and chimneys.

Physics - Life Sciences - 18.09.2020
ERC supports pioneering research projects at TUM
ERC supports pioneering research projects at TUM
The adaptability of living flow networks can be examined excellently on the slime mold Physarum polycephalum.

Physics - Materials Science - 17.09.2020
CSC develops sensors for micro-defects
Sensors which detect micro-defects in materials are being developed by the Compound Semiconductor Centre - Cardiff University's joint venture with IQE.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 16.09.2020
NSF grant accelerates development for one of the world’s most powerful telescopes
UChicago-affiliated Giant Magellan Telescope to transform humanity's view and understanding of the universe at first light The Giant Magellan Telescope, of which the University of Chicago is a founding member, has received a $17.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to accelerate the prototyping and testing of some of the most powerful optical and infrared technologies ever engineered.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 16.09.2020
Major NSF Grant Accelerates Development for One of the World's Most Powerful Telescopes
Major NSF Grant Accelerates Development for One of the World’s Most Powerful Telescopes
The GMTO Corporation has received a $17.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to accelerate the prototyping and testing of some of the most powerful optical and infrared technologies ever engineered.

Materials Science - Physics - 16.09.2020
Building materials like insect exoskeletons
Building materials like insect exoskeletons
Chitin is the main component of the exoskeletons of insects, spiders, and crustaceans and ensures, for example, that an insect exoskeleton is both robust and flexible.

Physics - Campus - 11.09.2020
Scoring with quantum technologies and droplet dynamics
Scoring with quantum technologies and droplet dynamics
The overarching goal of the new Research Training Group "Towards Graduate Experts in Photonic Quantum Technologies" at the University of Stuttgart, which the German Research Foundation (DFG) approved

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 10.09.2020

Physics - 10.09.2020
Large Hadron Collider enters new phase with Oxford playing key role
Large Hadron Collider enters new phase with Oxford playing key role
Scientists, engineers and technicians from nine UK research organisations, including the University of Oxford, have embarked on a £26M project to help upgrade the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, on the French/Swiss border near Geneva.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 10.09.2020
How the Milky Way stole an enormous gas halo from our dwarf neighbours
How the Milky Way stole an enormous gas halo from our dwarf neighbours
A stream of gas from the Magellanic Clouds the mass of more than a billion Suns fills our skies in UV and x-ray light.

Physics - Electroengineering - 10.09.2020
Unlocking the mysteries of superconductivity
Unlocking the mysteries of superconductivity
For decades Z-X Shen has ridden a wave of curiosity about the strange behavior of electrons that can levitate magnets.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 09.09.2020

Health - Physics - 07.09.2020
£5.5m funding boost for home healthcare monitoring technology
A University of Glasgow-led project which aims to develop quantum-powered health sensors for home use in order to spot the earliest signs of disease is being backed by £5.5m in new funding.

Research Management - Physics - 03.09.2020
Twelve ERC Starting Grants for ETH Zurich
Twelve ERC Starting Grants for ETH Zurich
ETH has once again been highly successful in the awarding of this year's ERC Starting Grants for young researchers, with the European Research Council (ERC) approving a total of CHF 21.4 million in funding for 12 ETH project submissions.

Physics - Health - 03.09.2020
CEA-Leti X-Ray Photon-Counting Detector Modules Target Improved Medical Diagnoses
CEA-Leti X-Ray Photon-Counting Detector Modules Target Improved Medical Diagnoses
Clinical Trials Show Higher Spatial Resolution, Less Noise, Fewer Artifacts, And Color Capabilities in Patients' Images GRENOBLE, France - Sept.

Physics - Chemistry - 01.09.2020
A Molecular Approach to Quantum Computing
At a Glance Leadership President Provost Board of Trustees Legacy History & Milestones Historic Awards & Honors Caltech Archives Interactive History Map News Publications This is Caltech Calte

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 31.08.2020

Physics - Chemistry - 27.08.2020
Quantum Innovations Achieved Using Alkaline-Earth Atoms
At a Glance Leadership President Provost Board of Trustees Legacy History & Milestones Historic Awards & Honors Caltech Archives Interactive History Map News Publications This is Caltech Caltech Magazine Periodic Table of Caltech Innovation and Impact Exploration and Achievement Directions Campus Maps Parking Tours Administrative Offices & Departments Academic Divisions Biology and Biological Engineering Chemistry and Chemical Enginee

Physics - Economics / Business - 26.08.2020
SLAC and Stanford become founding partners of Q-NEXT national quantum center
Q-NEXT will tackle next-generation quantum science challenges through a public-private partnership, ensuring U.S. leadership in an economically crucial arena.

Physics - Computer Science - 26.08.2020
Caltech Faculty to Advance Future Quantum Science Efforts
At a Glance Leadership President Provost Board of Trustees Legacy History & Milestones Historic Awards & Honors Caltech Archives Interactive History Map News Publications This is Caltech Calte

Physics - Innovation - 26.08.2020
DOE selects Argonne, Fermilab to lead multi-million-dollar national quantum research centers
The U.S. Department of Energy is establishing five new National Quantum Information Science Research Centers, including a center led by  Argonne National Laboratory  and a center led by

Physics - Computer Science - 26.08.2020
New $115 Million Quantum Systems Accelerator to Pioneer Quantum Technologies for Discovery Science
Berkeley Lab-led center to catalyze U.S. leadership in quantum information science, and strengthen the nation's research community to accelerate commercialization The Quantum Systems Accelerator will optimize a wide range of advanced qubit technologies available today.

Physics - 25.08.2020
IDEAs for Change
Department of Physics joins APS network to strengthen its equity, diversity and inclusion Carnegie Mellon University's Department of Physics has been selected to join the American Physical Society's Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Alliance (APS-IDEA).

Physics - Materials Science - 24.08.2020
Rice's RAMBO-II: A sequel better than the original
Rice’s RAMBO-II: A sequel better than the original
First-of-its-kind spectrometer is getting stronger magnets, wider range of lasers Rice's RAMBO-II is the rare sequel that promises to be better than the original.

Physics - Materials Science - 24.08.2020
Upgraded cleanroom facilities will give UCLA advanced nanofabrication capabilities
UCLA's high-tech capabilities for creating atomically tiny devices and materials are undergoing a multimillion-dollar upgrade.

Physics - Social Sciences - 24.08.2020
The physics community needs to include, listen to and hire Black scientists
In the summer of 2012, as a rising senior physics major at the University of Minnesota, I participated in a 10-week NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates program at the University of Chicago.

Materials Science - Physics - 18.08.2020
How Can Heat Be Used Effectively?
How Can Heat Be Used Effectively?
In many areas of technology, heat is perceived as an undesirable "by-product".

Pedagogy - Physics - 18.08.2020

Physics - Pedagogy - 17.08.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 17.08.2020
New center to focus on physics of ultra-dense neutron stars
This rendering shows the density of matter in the aftermath of two merged neutron stars, resulting in the formation of a black hole.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 17.08.2020
New NSF Physics Frontier Center Will Focus on Neutron Star Modeling in 'Gravitational Wave Era'
New NSF Physics Frontier Center Will Focus on Neutron Star Modeling in ’Gravitational Wave Era’
UC Berkeley-based center will bring together researchers from 13 institutions and will tap Berkeley Lab expertise A new Physics Frontier Center at UC Berkeley, supported by the National Science Found

Physics - 14.08.2020
Reporting the atomic bombs and VJ Day
In an era before the internet and smartphones the dropping of the atomic bombs and eventual surrender of Japan on VJ Day was reported in more traditional ways.

Physics - Life Sciences - 14.08.2020

Health - Physics - 13.08.2020
Scientists invent low-cost emergency ventilator and share the design for free
SLAC Overview Our Mission, Vision & Values SLAC By The Numbers Director's Office Past SLAC Directors and Deputy Directors Wolfgang (Pief) K. H.

Health - Physics - 13.08.2020
How MIT built its own Covid-19 testing trailer
How MIT built its own Covid-19 testing trailer
Why shaving dulls even the sharpest of razors Rebuilding cultures through art, design, and community The promise of using WhatsApp for low-tech distance learning MIT shares reopening plans with Cambr
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