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How does 2D quantum superfluid feel to touch?

Nobody has been able to answer this question during the 100-year history of quantum physics.

A New Antarctica study shows that levels of toxic chemicals increased markedly

Levels of ‘forever chemicals’ reaching the remote continent have been increasing.

Scientists created the first ”time-crystal” two-body system

Time crystals are “impossible” but obey quantum physics.

Precise measurement of a fundamental principle of the standard model of particle physics

Scientists discovered support for the disputed universal truth of particle physics.

Why objects moving through superfluid lack a speed limit?

The discovery may guide applications in quantum technology, even quantum computing.

A step towards producing heat-tolerant wheat

Plants have Rubisco activase (Rca) that tells the plant's energy-producing compound (Rubisco) to kick on in sunlight and signals it to stop when the...

A nano-electronic circuit that vibrates itself

A simple nano-device can generate motion directly from an electrical current.

Machine learning helps measure quantum dots automatically

Machine learning helps open up new possibilities for quantum devices.

There are more than 50 lakes lies beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet

By analyzing more than 500,000 km of airborne radio echo-sounding data, which provides pictures of the bed of the Greenland Ice Sheet, scientists from...

New material could unlock potential for hydrogen powered vehicles

As the world looks towards a continuous move far from fossil fuel powered cars and trucks, greener alternative advances are being investigated, for example,...

Listening to music ‘significantly impairs’ creativity

Background music is an environmental stimulus known to influence cognitive performance, which has also been claimed to enhance people's creativity for tasks involving spatial...

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