Physics and Astronomy News Archive: February 2017

Image: The Cat’s Paw and Lobster Nebulae
The Cat’s Paw and Lobster Nebulae
Source: ESO   Posted: 2/6/17
The beautiful, glowing, cosmic clouds of gas and dust catalogued as NGC 6334 and NGC 6357 now have new names.

Image: First Look at Magnetism of Real Nanoparticle
First Look at Magnetism of Real Nanoparticle
Source: ORNL   Posted: 2/3/17
Scientist help solve a unique problem: to model magnetism at the atomic level using experimental data from a real nanoparticle.