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NASA research reveals what happens to human body in space

Results from NASA's landmark Twins Study reveals interesting, surprising and reassuring data about how one human body in space adapted to, then recovered from, that extreme environment.
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Black hole image seen by humanity for the first time

Scientists working with the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) have revealed the fruits of an all-consuming attempt to see the impossible: In 2019, we now have the first-ever image of a black hole.
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Research focus: Exploring novel energy-harvesting materials

Yuzuru Miyazaki, Professor at the Department of Applied Physics, Graduate School of Engineering, at Tohoku University enlightens us on his research on exploring novel energy-harvesting materials.
How calorimetry can help in battery research

How calorimetry can help with battery research

Here, Dr Carlos Ziebert, Head of the Calorimeter Center at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) explains precisely how calorimetry can help with battery research.
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UK to face dangerous solar wind and find Earth-like planets

New £7 million funding will ensure UK scientists play a leading role in a new space weather mission and finding Earth-like planets, Science Minister Chris Skidmore announced on the first day of British Science Week.
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A new turn in the search for the origin of life

Professor Friedemann Freund, SETI Institute, explores a fascinating new discovery in the search for the origin of life, here.
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Inside the Hydropower industry

Climate change is a pressing issue: visible effects such as 2018’s summer heatwave are hard evidence of this, leading us to environmental game-changers such as Hydropower.
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Study solves mystery of how geckos walk on water

Despite being just a few centimetres long, the gecko is known for its superior acrobatic skills and ability to power through the most challenging terrain: climbing trees, running across ice and walking on water: but how do they do these things?
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Enigmatic radio waves heard from distant galaxy

The University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, have detected new Fast Radio Bursts in a galaxy beyond the Milky Way.
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Red blood cells meets physics. Physics meet red blood cells

Professor Anna Bogdanova, University of Zurich, explores the relationship between red blood cells and physics, in this in-depth analysis.

Dark matter: Advanced exploration at SNOLAB

Dr Gilles Gerbier, Dr Art McDonald and Dr Antony Noble delve into the unknown world of dark matter, the unidentified mass that physicists are still yet to solve
fusion energy

Fusion energy: Global procurement to build a star on earth

Laban Coblentz, Head of Communication, ITER provides an overview of fusion energy, focussing on the first industrial-scale fusion reactor
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The advancement of physics in Europe

The history and work of the learned European Physical Society (EPS) are given special focus here by the Editor of Open Access Government, Jonathan Miles
optical microscopy

Physics: Optical microscopy in 3D

Dr Chunqiang Li, PhD from the Physics Department at University of Texas at El Paso explains the fascinating area of physics, optical microscopy in 3D
Photonic quantum

Photonic quantum technology for quantum computing, data protection and fundamental quantum science

The Quantum Information Science and Quantum Computation group at the University of Vienna, Austria, uses single quanta of light to explore fascinating phenomena ranging from the foundations of quantum physics to guaranteeing the data confidentiality and privacy in cloud computing, as this compelling analysis reveals.
Quantum matter

Physics: Inside quantum matter and beyond

Román Orús from Institute of Physics, Johannes Gutenberg University takes us on a journey through the complexity of quantum systems
Astroparticle Physics

CMB Space missions: a window to astroparticle physics

Prof. Nicola Vittorio from Università degli Studi di Roma ‘Tor Vergata’ gives an absorbing insight into CMB Space missions and why they are a window to astroparticle physics I put stress1 on the great goal of modern cosmology: investigating the physics of the early universe. This very ambitious goal requires...

Denise Caldwell

Denise Caldwell Director, Division of Physics U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) Pursuing physics at the forefront of knowledge The reverberating impacts of detecting gravitational waves
Philosophy

Multiverse theories in physics from the vantage point of philosophy

Dr Simon Friederich from University College Groningen sheds light on multiverse theories in physics from the perspective of philosophy
elusive dark matter

Physics: Understanding the elusive dark matter

Richard G. Milner from the Department of Physics and Laboratory for Nuclear Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology provides an absorbing insight into the search for an understanding of the elusive dark matter, one of the great scientific quests of our age

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