Scientists discover a new system to control the chaotic behavior of light

Bartering light for light!

Light can make water evaporate without heat

The process could explain a variety of natural phenomena and enable new approaches to desalination.

With light, diaper recycling is 200 times faster

Water and UV radiation rapidly and efficiently degrade crosslinked polymers of diaper liners without needing any chemicals.

Milestone: A new kind of wave equation for accelerating waves

Accelerating waves shed light on major problems in physics.

The first-ever afterglow of huge planetary collision captured in outer space

This observation was a complete surprise.

Bright light in big cities is linked to smaller eyes in birds

The findings have implications for conservation efforts amid the rapid decline of bird populations.

Scientists use quantum devices to slow chemical reactions by a factor of 100 billion

What happens in nature in femtoseconds observed in milliseconds?

Physicists used a 350-year-old theorem to reveal new properties of light waves

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Scientists invented the smallest known way to guide light

2D optical waveguides could point way to new technology.

Butterfly-inspired films create vibrant colors while cooling objects passively

Nanofilms could significantly reduce cooling energy in buildings and vehicles.

Unusual ultrafast motion discovered in layered magnetic materials

The discovery was inspired by the experiments of Einstein and de Haas.

An open-source platform for developing Neural Radiance Fields

Plug-and-play framework simplifies collaboration and interactive 3D scene development.

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