Physics

Jefferson Lab completes 12 GeV upgrade of the Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility

Nuclear physicists are now poised to embark on a new journey of discovery into the fundamental building blocks of the nucleus of the atom. The completion of the 12 GeV Upgrade Project of the Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF) at the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab) heralds this new era to image nuclei at their deepest level.

Shrinking the proton again

Scientists, using high precision laser spectroscopy of atomic hydrogen, confirm the surprisingly small value of the proton radius determined from muonic hydrogen.

Team reconstructs nanoscale virus features from correlations of scattered X-rays

As part of an international research team, Jeff Donatelli, Peter Zwart and Kanupriya Pande of the Center for Advanced Mathematics for Energy Research Applications (CAMERA) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) contributed key algorithms which helped achieve a goal first proposed more than 40 years ago - using angular correlations of X-ray snapshots from non-crystalline molecules to determine the 3D structure of important biological objects.

3-D quantum gas atomic clock offers new dimensions in measurement

Physicists have created an entirely new design for an atomic clock, in which strontium atoms are packed into a tiny three-dimensional cube at 1,000 times the density of previous one-dimensional clocks. In doing so, they are the first to harness the ultra-controlled behavior of a so-called 'quantum gas' to make a practical measurement device.

What Earth's climate system and topological insulators have in common

New research shows that equatorial waves -- pulses of warm ocean water that play a role in regulating Earth's climate -- are driven by the same dynamics as the exotic materials known as topological insulators.

NASA Statement on National Space Council Policy for Future American Leadership in Space

The following is a statement from acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot about the results from the first meeting of the National Space Council on Thursday:

New nanoplatelets improve the brightness of LEDs, lasers and LCD screens, researchers show

New semiconductor nanoplatelets synthesized in laboratories can improve the brightness of LEDs, lasers and LCD screens of computers or televisions because they allow to minimize energy losses compared to current semiconductor materials.

Vertigo and understanding the body's balance system

Finding out what's happening in the brains of people with balance disorders, such as vertigo, might be one step closer following new research on the vestibular system, which controls balance and movement. An interdisciplinary team of optical physicists and biologists has found a novel way, using optical tweezers, or focused beams of light, to understand the vestibular system while animals are still, not moving.

Michigan Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Students at St. Mary Cathedral School in Gaylord, Michigan, will speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 11 a.m. EDT Friday, Oct. 6.

Michigan Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Students at St. Mary Cathedral School in Gaylord, Michigan, will speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 11 a.m. EDT Friday, Oct. 6.

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