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The coloured lines show how cosmic rays are deflected in magnetic fields. The white straight lines represent a large-scale magnetic field. In addition, small-scale magnetic fields not shown here act on the paths of the particles (coloured lines). Credit: RUB, Dr. Lukas Merten

New computer simulation aids in the search for the origin of cosmic rays

By simulating the transport of cosmic rays with a new computer program, international scientists are hoping to uncover the sources of these atom fragments.
Rotating Lepton Model of Matter

Rotating Lepton Model of Matter: European innovation potential

Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, calls attention to building a pan-European innovation potential ecosystem in health served with top-notch infrastructures.
Giants on the atomic landscape

Giants on the atomic landscape

Dr F. Barry Dunning, Sam and Helen Worden Professor of Physics at Rice University in Houston, explains some key discoveries about the structure of atoms.
liquid crystalline elastomers, reusable adhesion

Smart Adhesion: anomalous damping in liquid crystalline elastomers leads to reversible adhesion

Eugene M. Terentjev, a professor of Polymer Physics at the University of Cambridge looks at smart, reusable adhesion through liquid crystalline elastomers.
exascale class supercomputer

Exploring Europes first exascale class supercomputer

The first next-generation European supercomputer to be installed in 2023 is to be operated by Forschungszentrum Jülich – a partner in Germany’s Gauss Centre for Supercomputing.
computing, quantum computing

Verification in Quantum Computing

Quantum computing promises to change the way we tackle certain problems in the future, however, developing applications for this new and upcoming technology has proven to be quite a challenge Many tools and conveniences we take for granted today when developing classical circuits and systems (such as simulators, compilers, verification...
Department of Physics

Department of Physics: condensed-matter research group

Dr Zbigniew Stadnik discusses research from the Department of Physics: condensed-matter research group at the University of Ottawa.
Natural Quasicrystals

An overview of research into quasicrystals

Expert Zbigniew M. Stadnik, professor at the University of Ottawa in the Department of Physics, discusses his research into quasicrystals Professor Zbigniew M. Stadnik and his condensed-matter research group focus on designing, discovering, and characterising novel compounds (natural quasicrystals and their approximants, superconductors, spin glasses, and others). Their electronic, magnetic,...
space science

Low-cost high-productivity space science from Japan

NAOJ Director General Saku Tsuneta provides an overview of Japan’s involvement in space science.
what is astrophysics

What is Astrophysics?

Daniele Malafarina, Associate Professor from Nazarbayev University, School of Sciences and Humanities, unpacks astrophysics for us.
Asia Analysis 2022

Asia Analysis April 2022

We welcome Spring 2022 with our April volume of Asia Analysis, which includes a compelling mixture of articles on illuminating policy topics.
Post-starburst galaxies, star formation

Gas from post-starburst galaxies found in plain sight

Researchers discover rather than expelling it, post-starburst galaxies condense their gas - but the question is, why?
Auroral footprints

Understanding Jupiter’s Galilean moon and shimmering auroral footprints

Scientists discover clues about what causes Jupiter’s auroral footprints and shimmering lights in space.
most distant star, hubble space telescope

Hubble Space Telescope finds most distant star ever documented

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope reveals the most distant star ever documented - it took the light from Earendel 12.9 billion years to reach Earth.
quantum mechanics, neutrino motion

Rotating Lepton Model: Coupling relativity, quantum mechanics and neutrinos for the synthesis of matter

Professor Costas Vayenas and his coworkers Dionysios Tsousis and Dimitrios Grigoriou, discuss how using special relativity to study neutrino motion at fm distances leads to Bohr type models with relativistic gravity as the attractive force.
simulation of quantum circuits

Classical simulation of quantum circuits

Robert Wille, Professor at the Technical University of Munich and CSO at the Software Competence Center, Hagenberg, considers the classical simulation of quantum circuits
LGBT+ physicists, exclusionary behaviour

One in five LGBT+ physicists experience exclusionary behaviour

LGBT+ physicists face exclusionary behaviours that can lead to a change of field - with 15% of early career scientists identifying as LGBT+, what could this mean for the future?
attract funding experiment, EIC accelerator

ATTRACT as a funding experiment for innovation (3/4)

In two previous pieces from the October 2021 and January 2022 issues of Open Access Government, we have elaborated on how to extend the ATTRACT experiment into a sustainable tool for accelerating breakthrough innovation across Europe.
fundamentals quantum computing

The fundamentals of quantum computing

Martin Lukac, Associate Professor from School of Engineering and Digital Sciences, Nazarbayev University, discusses the fundamentals of quantum computing
new type of star, white dwarf

Scientists find new type of star covered with carbon and oxygen

A group of astronomers from the University of La Plata and Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics found a new type of star - covered in the by-product of helium burning.

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