Physics and Astronomy News Archive: March 2017

Image: Earth’s Magnetic Field Reveals Details Of A Dramatic Past
Earth’s Magnetic Field Reveals Details Of A Dramatic Past
Source: ESA   Posted: 3/27/17
ESA’s Swarm satellites are seeing fine details in one of the most difficult layers of Earth’s magnetic field to unpick – as well as our planet’s magnetic history imprinted on Earth’s crust.

Image: Scientists Evade The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle
Scientists Evade The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle
Source: ICFO   Posted: 3/23/17
The study, published in Nature, reports a technique to bypass the Heisenberg uncertainty principle.

Image: Using Light to Control Curvature of Plastics
Using Light to Control Curvature of Plastics
Source: NCSU   Posted: 3/23/17
Researchers have developed a technique that uses light to get two-dimensional (2-D) plastic sheets to curve into three-dimensional (3-D) structures, such as spheres, tubes or bowls.