Physics and Astronomy News Archive: August 2016
Attosecond Science is a new exciting frontier in contemporary physics, aimed at time-resolving the motion of electrons in atoms, molecules and solids on their natural timescale.
Attosecond Science opens new Avenues in Femtochemistry
Source: FVBerlin Posted: 8/26/16
Recent findings indicating the possible discovery of a previously unknown subatomic particle may be evidence of a fifth fundamental force of nature.
Physicists Confirm Possible Discovery of Fifth Force of Nature
Source: UCI Posted: 8/19/16
The optics advancement may solve an approaching data bottleneck by helping to boost computing power and information transfer rates tenfold
Vortex Laser Offers Hope For Moore’s Law
Source: UBuffalo Posted: 8/16/16
New type of exotic binary star, a rapidly spinning white dwarf star is powering electrons up to almost the speed of light.
White Dwarf Lashes Red Dwarf With Mystery Ray
Source: ESA Posted: 8/11/16
Jupiter's Great Red Spot may provide the mysterious source of energy required to heat the planet's upper atmosphere to the unusually high values observed.
Jupiter's Great Red Spot Heats Planet's Upper Atmosphere
Source: BostonU Posted: 8/10/16
New research, using computer models of wave chaos, has shown that three-dimensional tangled vortex filaments can in fact be knotted in many highly complex ways.
Knots In Chaotic Waves
Source: UBristol Posted: 8/9/16