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New 2D state of matter discovered

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A curious new two dimensional state of matter has been observed. It really only seems to occur in certain magnetic materials but was predicted some 40 years ago. 

Here is an …

Gravitational waves finally detected

A little bit late to the news cycle but…

Gravitational waves have been officially detected by two super sensitive detectors. These things are called LIGO and basically bounce …

LHC restarting after technical glitches

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The main physics news at the moment is that the LHC is coming back on line after a bit of electrical fault of some kind.

There really hasn’t been much going on since about 2013. …

Wave particle duality resolved

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The mysterious wave particle duality issue of whether quantum mechanical systems behave as a particle or wave seems to have been resolved. 

On a very rough reading the reason …

Using Lego to measure planck constant

Some physicists have presented a plan to build a Watt balance using lego to measure the planck constant. This is all done mostly to try to redefine the standard for the kilogram …

Converting sunlight to electricity with over 40 percent efficiency

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In world first -- UNSW researchers convert sunlight to electricity with over 40 percent efficiency

UNSW Australia's solar researchers have converted over 40% of the sunlight …

Thermal imaging for iphone 5s

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Have you ever wanted thermal imaging for your iPhone 5/S? well, one of the biggest producers of thermal equipment FLIR now has a gadget to click onto your iPhone, called the …

Quantum neutron cheshire cat

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Quantum states can be super imposed or twisted in entirely different spaces and places. That’s just the nature of this sort of mechanics at the super small.

This sounds much …


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