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Image: Laser-driven Implosion
Laser-driven Implosion
Source: UOsaka   Posted: 6/22/18
Scientists have discovered a novel particle acceleration mechanism called ‘micro-bubble implosion’

Image: New Insights into Solar Flares
New Insights into Solar Flares
Source: NJIT   Posted: 6/17/18
New insights into solar flares' explosive energy releases were released by the Owens Valley Solar Array (EOVSA)

Image: Life and Death of a Neutron
Life and Death of a Neutron
Source: LBL   Posted: 6/15/18
Experiments that measure the lifetime of neutrons reveal a perplexing and unresolved discrepancy.

Image: Looking for Signs Life on Mars
Looking for Signs Life on Mars
Source: NASA   Posted: 6/8/18
Scientists have created a tiny chemistry lab for a rover that will drill beneath the Martian surface looking for signs of past or present life.

Image: Massive Black Hole Devours a Star
Massive Black Hole Devours a Star
Source: UCPH   Posted: 6/5/18
Scientist create new models of Tidal Disruption Events - rare, but extremely forceful events taking place in the center of galaxies.

Image: Dark Matter Limit Established
Dark Matter Limit Established
Source: RPI   Posted: 6/3/18
Experimental results from the XENON1T dark matter detector limit the effective size of dark matter particles to 4.1X10-47 square centimeters.

Image: Water is not the same as water
Water is not the same as water
Source: UNIBAS   Posted: 6/1/18
Researchers have succeeded in separating the two forms of water to show that they can exhibit different chemical reactivities.

Image: Scientists discover new magnetic element
Scientists discover new magnetic element
Source: UMN   Posted: 5/30/18
A new experimental discovery demonstrates that the chemical element ruthenium (Ru) is the fourth single element to have unique magnetic properties at room temperature.

Image: New radiation source could be less harmful alternative to x-rays
New radiation source could be less harmful alternative to x-rays
Source: Strath   Posted: 5/7/18
A new source of intense terahertz (THz) radiation, which could offer a less harmful alternative to x-rays and has strong potential for use in industry, is being developed.

Image: Mercury May Have a Thinner Crust Than We Thought
Mercury May Have a Thinner Crust Than We Thought
Source: UArizona   Posted: 5/4/18
Scientists used careful mathematical calculations to determine the density of Mercury’s crust, which is thinner than anyone thought.

Image: Molecules Brilliantly Illuminated
Molecules Brilliantly Illuminated
Source: LMUM   Posted: 5/3/18
A new high-power laser system generates ultrashort pulses of light covering a large share of the mid-infrared spectrum.

Image: EPR paradox observed in many-particle system for the first time
EPR paradox observed in many-particle system for the first time
Source: UNIBAS   Posted: 5/2/18
Physicists have observed the quantum mechanical Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen paradox in a system of several hundred interacting atoms for the first time.

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