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Physics - 10.09.2021
Nigel Lockyer to step down as Fermilab director
The Fermi Research Alliance, a partnership of the University of Chicago and Universities Research Association that manages the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy, announced Sept.

Physics - Materials Science - 09.09.2021
High-speed modulation thanks to crystal symmetry
High-speed modulation thanks to crystal symmetry
Physicists and chemists at University of Jena develop a method for nonlinear signal modulation in 2D materials Nonlinear optics is of paramount importance in numerous fields of science and technology

Physics - Campus - 09.09.2021
NSF to fund revolutionary center for optoelectronic, quantum technologies
NSF to fund revolutionary center for optoelectronic, quantum technologies
The National Science Foundation on Sept. 9 announced it will fund a new endeavor to bring atomic-level precision to the devices and technologies that underpin much of modern life, and will transform fields like information technology in the decades to come.

Chemistry - Physics - 08.09.2021
Tweezer grant pleases Rice researchers
Tweezer grant pleases Rice researchers
University wins NSF grant to acquire 'optical tweezer' to manipulate micron-scale matter Pick up a pea with one chopstick while blindfolded and you'll get a sense of the challenge researchers face when trying to manipulate single molecules.

Career - Physics - 07.09.2021

Physics - Materials Science - 06.09.2021
Cells as a model for fluid cybernetic systems
Cells as a model for fluid cybernetic systems
The COgITOR project is being funded by the EU with about 3.5 million Euros for the next four years.

Physics - Chemistry - 31.08.2021
U.S. Department of Energy funds center to build a foundation for quantum chemistry
UChicago Board of Trustees' gift launches new $200 million commitment to undergraduate financial aid and educational access Three-year, $3 million project unites chemists from UChicago, Purdue, Harvar

Physics - Computer Science - 31.08.2021
Berkeley Lab, UC Berkeley, Caltech to Build Quantum Network Testbed
Berkeley Lab, UC Berkeley, Caltech to Build Quantum Network Testbed
Five-year, $12.5 million U.S. Department of Energy project will help pave the way for a nationwide quantum Internet Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory ÜBerkeley Lab) and the U

Physics - Computer Science - 31.08.2021
EPFL launches new Center for Quantum Science and Engineering
EPFL's new Center for Quantum Science and Engineering (QSE Center) , headed by Prof. Vincenzo Savona, will establish and promote programs for cross-disciplinary research, education and innovation in the fields of quantum science and engineering.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 26.08.2021
The mysterious, invisible object that keeps our galaxy in motion
What secrets are held by the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way? Andrea Ghez, astronomer and Nobel Laureate in Physics, will discuss this question as part of next week's Paul Bernays Lectures 2021.

Physics - Computer Science - 26.08.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 23.08.2021
’Blue’ and ’Gold’ satellites headed to Mars in 2024
The ESCAPADE Mars mission will consist of two identical satellites - "Blue” and "Gold” - that will study how the planet's ionosphere and magnetic field interact.

Physics - Materials Science - 18.08.2021
National 2D materials research center wins NSF funding
Boise State joins Penn State, Rice for Phase II expansion of ATOMIC center A national research center that brings together university, industry and government partners to develop atom-thin 2D coating

Life Sciences - Physics - 17.08.2021
Computer algorithms are currently revolutionising biology
Artificial intelligence can help predict the three-dimensional structure of proteins. Beat Christen describes how such algorithms should soon help to develop tailored artificial proteins.

Physics - Chemistry - 16.08.2021

Environment - Physics - 12.08.2021
Living in the crystal ball
Living in the crystal ball
Alain Aerni is trying to look into the future: His "Crystalball" energy control system combines photovoltaics, heat pumps and charging stations and uses weather reports to predict energy requirements.

Physics - Materials Science - 10.08.2021
New manufacturing process could be passport to flexible next-gen electronics
A new method for manufacturing electronics which prints high-performance silicon directly onto flexible materials could lead to breakthroughs in technologies including prosthetics, high-end electronics and fully bendable digital displays. https://youtu.be/GqkjDCHeVws In a new paper published in the journal NPJ Flexible Electronics , engineers from the University of Glasgow's Bendable Electronics and Sensing Technologies (BEST) group outline how they have streamlined and improved the conventional process for creating flexible large area electronics.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 05.08.2021
Solving solar puzzle could help save Earth from planet-wide blackouts
Solving solar puzzle could help save Earth from planet-wide blackouts
Could solar storms knock out the global internet? Yes, but we don't know when or how it could happen.

Chemistry - Physics - 03.08.2021
NSF grant kicks off Center for Adapting Flaws into Features
Rice chemists lead effort to optimize materials by exploiting their defects There's a saying among programmers who make excuses for flaws in their code: "That's not a bug, that's a feature!” Chemists at Rice University are taking the concept far more seriously.

Physics - Innovation - 29.07.2021

Physics - Computer Science - 28.07.2021
Chicago Quantum Exchange adds new international and regional partners
Weizmann Institute of Science, The Ohio State University join research collaboration The Chicago Quantum Exchange, a growing hub for the research and development of quantum technology that is based a

Innovation - Physics - 27.07.2021
Berkeley Lab Optical Innovation Could Calm the Jitters of High-Power Lasers
Berkeley Lab Optical Innovation Could Calm the Jitters of High-Power Lasers
By Joe Chew and Jeroen van Tilborg The Berkeley Lab Laser Accelerator (BELLA) Center at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory ÜBerkeley Lab) has developed and tested an in

Health - Physics - 22.07.2021

Physics - 22.07.2021
Albert Einstein at 50
The Einstein Papers Project at Caltech has released the 16th volume of its massive scholarly collection of Albert Einstein's scientific and nonscientific writings and correspondence.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 17.07.2021

Computer Science - Physics - 16.07.2021
£2m grant to boost supercomputing
Researchers at UCL have won grants totalling around £2m from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to advance the capacity and reliability of exascale computing, which allows scientists to perform massive simulations and data analyses.

Electroengineering - Physics - 13.07.2021
Calling All Couch Potatoes: This Finger Wrap Can Let You Power Electronics While You Sleep
A new wearable device turns the touch of a finger into a source of power for small electronics and sensors. Engineers at the University of California San Diego developed a thin, flexible strip that can be worn on a fingertip and generate small amounts of electricity when a person's finger sweats or presses on it.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 12.07.2021
WEAVE: an instrument to analyse the Universe's light
WEAVE: an instrument to analyse the Universe’s light
The WEAVE instrument, now being installed at the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory (Canary Islands, Spain), will be able to observe nearly 1 000 astronomical objects simultaneously.

Electroengineering - Physics - 08.07.2021
Smarter electronics a step closer with nanotech advance
As silicon-based technology reaches its absolute limits, a material engineered by University of Queensland researchers could herald the next generation of electronics with more memory, faster speeds and advanced features. The carbon-based material could contribute to a growing nanoelectronics market predicted to be worth $162 billion by 2027.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 08.07.2021
Spotlight on... Professor Ruben Saakyan
This week we meet Professor Ruben Saakyan, experimental particle physicist at the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Chemistry - Physics - 08.07.2021
Solving the plastic shortage with a new chemical catalyst
In a year that has already battered manufacturing supply chains, yet another shortage is complicating manufacturers' and consumers' lives: plastics, and the food packaging, automotive components, clothing, medical and lab equipment and countless other items that rely on them.

Health - Physics - 07.07.2021

Physics - Research Management - 07.07.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 06.07.2021
Astounding Insights into the Life of Young Stars and Massive Black Holes
Astounding Insights into the Life of Young Stars and Massive Black Holes
Initial results from the x-ray space telescope eROSITA published Astounding Insights into the Life of Young Stars and Massive Black Holes Two years ago, the eROSITA x-ray telescope flew into space as part of a Russian-German cooperation to create the most comprehensive sky map in x-ray frequency range to date.

Physics - Innovation - 06.07.2021
Circuits of the future
Circuits of the future
The more connected the world becomes, the greater the demands that data traffic places on communications infrastructure.

Physics - Campus - 05.07.2021

Materials Science - Physics - 05.07.2021
A data river runs through it
A data river runs through it
Data and signals can be transmitted quickly and reliably with glass fibers - as long as the fiber does not break.

Chemistry - Physics - 05.07.2021