Scientists generally imagine atomic nuclei to be more or less spherical clusters of protons and neutrons, but always relatively chaotic. Experiments at the Argonne National Laboratory, inspired by physicists from the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Cracow, are trying to verify this simple model. To deploy an astronomical analogy, in as much as the majority of nuclei are similar in outline to rocky objects like moons or asteroids, then the nuclei of lead-208 under certain conditions resemble planets surrounded by a dense atmosphere that can move around a rigid core.
Physicists from the University of Basel have developed a memory that can store photons. These quantum particles travel at the speed of light and are thus suitable for high-speed data transfer. The researchers were able to store them in an atomic vapor and read them
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The Go-playing program teaches itself to replicate something very much like human intuition, an advance that promises far-reaching consequences.
As the planet warms, some biologists abandon their faith in total conservation.
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Software creates detailed 3D scans of any object using just a phone’s camera and motion sensor.
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Nanomachines which can drill into cancer cells, killing them in just 60 seconds, have been developed by scientists. The tiny spinning molecules are driven by light, and spin so quickly that they can burrow their way through cell linings when activated. In one test conducted at Durham University the nanomachines
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A skeleton from a Mexican cave is one of the oldest humans ever discovered in North America. Andrew Masterson reports.
The landmark action opens a new chapter in cancer treatment and clears the drug to treat childhood leukemia.
A researcher has patented a straightforward method for synthesizing graphene from graphite that is cheaper and more efficient than traditional methods.
For the first time, scientists have revealed the chemical structure of one of the key markers of Alzheimer’s disease, capturing high-resolution images of the abnormal tau protein deposits suspected to be behind Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerat
After James Webb retires, the next generation of space telescopes should be able to hunt for Earth 2.0.
Powerful new experiments have uncovered some of the molecular underpinnings of sleep.
The Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatoryâs third detection further compounds the mystery of why black holes collide.
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Neuralink Corp., the startup co-founded by billionaire Elon Musk, has taken steps to sell as much as $100 million in stock to fund the development of technology that connects human brains with computers.
This man built a water filter unlike any you have seen before.
A Google research team uses Artificial Intelligence to turn Google street view images to art. In future, this could help in mapping remote locations.
The geneticist who mapped the human genome talks about synthesizing and editing DNA.
Urban farms are becoming a sustainable way to feed people in the city.