The performance of some quantum technologies could be boosted by exploiting interactions between nitrogen-vacancy (NV) centres and defects on the surface of diamond – according to research done by two ...
The UK has officially launched the start of design work for a next-generation X-ray free-electron laser (XFEL) facility. Over ...
Measurements of the velocity of sound in pure iron at high pressures suggest our planet’s core contains traces of silicon and ...
Legend says that a groundhog emerging from its den on 2 February can foretell how long winter will last. If the creature can see its shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter. But if there is no ...
The interview also delves into scientific and technological applications of atomic clocks such as testing Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity and searching for physics beyond the Standard ...
A new “high-risk, high-reward” science and technology funding body in the UK has been formally established following a commencement order in parliament. The Advanced Research and Invention Agency ...
It is 90 seconds to midnight.” That is the latest conclusion from the science and security board of the Bulletin of the ...
This episode of the Physics World Weekly podcast features an interview with Danna Freedman, who uses synthetic chemistry to ...
A novel ultrasound technique uses helical waves to eliminate dangerous blood clots in the brain much faster than current treatments ...
A quasicrystal that was likely formed by a strong electrical discharge through a sand dune has been found by researchers ...
Early-phase clinical trials show promise for potential treatment of Alzheimer’s disease based on sensory stimulation ...
These stereotypes are not only wrong – they can be damaging and can even put prospective physics students off entering the ...