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Plugging the power leak for fusion reactions

Scientists have found a novel way to prevent pesky magnetic bubbles in plasma from interfering with fusion reactions - delivering a potential way to improve the performance of fusion energy devices. …

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Plugging the power leak for fusion reactions

Scientists have found a novel way to prevent pesky magnetic bubbles in plasma from interfering with fusion reactions - delivering a potential way to improve the performance of fusion energy devices. …

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Physicist creates fifth state of matter from their living room

Dr Amruta Gadge from the Quantum Systems and Devices Laboratory successfully created a Bose-Einstein Condensate (BEC) - considered to be the fifth state of matter - using quantum technology based at …

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Singing the praises of odd numbers

Annoy peer reviewers and create an inclusive numerical policy? It’s a win win for Dr Matthew Partridge in his quest to right a numerical wrong… 

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The hidden power of mathematics

As she gets set to tread the boards for the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures, Dr Hannah Fry talks romantic maths, AI and Rubik's cubes…  

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Water droplet

This amazing image – Crack Patterns I, by Thomas Séon – shows a water droplet falling onto a silicon substrate at -36°C...