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Image: Harvard-led physicists take big step in race to quantum computing

Harvard-led physicists take big step in race to quantum computing

Source: Harvard   Posted: 7/15/21

Team develops simulator with 256 qubits, largest of its kind ever created

Image: Update on the Expanding Universe Debate

Update on the Expanding Universe Debate

Source: uChicago   Posted: 7/13/21

New analysis by UChicago astronomer finds agreement with the standard model in ongoing Hubble tension.

Image: Astrophysicists detect first black hole-neutron star mergers

Astrophysicists detect first black hole-neutron star mergers

Source: Northwestern   Posted: 7/11/21

Mix pair is the elusive missing piece of the family picture of compact object mergers.

Image: Scientists Model Saturn’s Interior

Scientists Model Saturn’s Interior

Source: JHU   Posted: 5/24/21

Simulations offer an intriguing look into Saturn’s interior, suggesting that a thick layer of helium rain influences the planet’s magnetic field.

Image: New algorithm uses a hologram to control trapped ions

New algorithm uses a hologram to control trapped ions

Source: UWaterloo   Posted: 5/21/21

Researchers have discovered the most precise way to control individual ions using holographic optical engineering technology.

Image: New Application of Artificial Intelligence Just Removed One of the Biggest Roadblocks in Astrophysics

New Application of Artificial Intelligence Just Removed One of the Biggest Roadblocks in Astrophysics

Source: Simons F   Posted: 5/20/21

Using neural networks, Flatiron Institute research fellow Yin Li and his colleagues simulated vast, complex universes in a fraction of the time it takes with conventional methods.

Image: Icy clouds could have kept early Mars warm enough for rivers and lakes, study finds

Icy clouds could have kept early Mars warm enough for rivers and lakes, study finds

Source: UChicago   Posted: 5/16/21

Simulation led by UChicago geoscientist finds missing piece to Martian climate puzzle

Image: Astronomers Release New All-Sky Map of Milky Way's Outer Reaches

Astronomers Release New All-Sky Map of Milky Way's Outer Reaches

Source: JPL NASA   Posted: 5/13/21

The highlight of the new chart is a wake of stars, stirred up by a small galaxy set to collide with the Milky Way. The map could also offer a new test of dark matter theories.

Image: A new super-Earth detected orbiting a red dwarf star

A new super-Earth detected orbiting a red dwarf star

Source: IAC   Posted: 5/11/21

Scientists have discovered a super-Earth orbiting the star GJ 740, a red dwarf star situated some 36 light-years from the Earth.

Image: First entanglement-based quantum network

First entanglement-based quantum network

Source: TUDelft   Posted: 5/8/21

A team of researchers from QuTech in the Netherlands reports the realization of the first multi-node quantum network, connecting three quantum processors.

Image: Telescopes Unite in Unprecedented Observations of Famous Black Hole

Telescopes Unite in Unprecedented Observations of Famous Black Hole

Source: Harvard   Posted: 5/7/21

In April 2019, scientists released the first image of a black hole in galaxy M87 using the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT). However, that remarkable achievement was just the beginning of the science story to be told.

Image: Elusive particle may point to undiscovered physics

Elusive particle may point to undiscovered physics

Source: Cornell   Posted: 5/5/21

The muon is a tiny particle, but it has the giant potential to upend our understanding of the subatomic world and reveal an undiscovered type of fundamental physics.

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