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Image: Robotic Fingers with a Gentle Touch
Robotic Fingers with a Gentle Touch
Source: EPFL   Posted: 2/6/16
EPFL Scientists have developed a new soft robotic gripper -- made out of rubber and stretchable electrodes -- that can bend and pick up delicate objects like eggs and paper, taking robotics to a whole new level.

Image: Electrons and Liquid Helium
Electrons and Liquid Helium
Source: OIST   Posted: 2/4/16
Research conducted by the OIST could represent an important step in understanding two-dimensional semiconductors. They found anomalies in the behavior of electrons in electrons on liquid helium two-dimensional system.

Image: Understanding the Magnetic Sun
Understanding the Magnetic Sun
Source: NASA   Posted: 2/2/16
Brief overview of the sun's invisible magnetic field which is responsible for everything from the solar explosions that cause space weather on Earth – such as auroras – to the interplanetary magnetic field.

Image: Switching light with a silver atom
Switching light with a silver atom
Source: ETH   Posted: 2/2/16
Researchers at ETH have created the world’s smallest integrated optical switch. Applying a small voltage causes an atom to relocate, turning the switch on or off.

Image: Space-Time Continuum Rainbow
Space-Time Continuum Rainbow
Source: U of Warsaw   Posted: 1/17/16
Physicists have shown that in models of the Universe using any of the quantum theories of gravity there must also be a 'rainbow' of sorts, composed of different versions of spacetime.

Image: New Theory of Secondary Inflation
New Theory of Secondary Inflation
Source: BNL   Posted: 1/15/16
Physicists suggest a smaller secondary inflationary period in the moments after the Big Bang could account for the abundance of the mysterious matter.

Image: A new way to store solar heat
A new way to store solar heat
Source: MIT   Posted: 1/15/16
Material could harvest sunlight by day, release heat on demand hours or days later.

Image: New Evidence About Star and Planet Formation
New Evidence About Star and Planet Formation
Source: NRAO   Posted: 1/10/16
A study of young stars and their surroundings has produced dramatic new evidence about how multiple-star systems form.

Image: The Nobel Prize in Physics 2015 Awarded
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2015 Awarded
Source: Nobel Prize   Posted: 10/6/15
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2015 was awarded jointly to Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald

Image: Researchers develop key component for terahertz wireless
Researchers develop key component for terahertz wireless
Source: Brown U   Posted: 9/20/15
Researchers from Brown University have developed what they believe to be the first system for multiplexing terahertz waves.

Image: Philae Probe Lands on the Rosetta Comet
Philae Probe Lands on the Rosetta Comet
Source: ESA   Posted: 11/12/14
ESA’s Rosetta mission has soft-landed its Philae probe on a comet, the first time in history that such an extraordinary feat has been achieved.

Image: New Technique for Generating Electricity Demonstrated
New Technique for Generating Electricity Demonstrated
Source: VTT   Posted: 11/10/14
Scientists have demonstrated a new technique for generating electrical energy from mechanical vibrations.

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