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A research story: advancing mesoscopic physics

Behind every scientific breakthrough is an interested researcher, a legacy of knowledge and a lucky break. Dr Julien Barrier tells the story of how an observation during a training session led to a P…

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Graphene researchers throw physics out the window

A Manchester University graphene research team has just thrown the physics textbook out of the proverbial window. Fundamental physics teaches us that the trajectory of an electron will bend under the…

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Go with the flow: Transition to Vanadium batteries is gathering pace

Following up on his interview with ‘Vanadium Queen’, Maria Skylass-Kazacos published in our September issue, Dermot Martin looks at why the UK Government has given the green light for easier route to…

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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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A research story: advancing mesoscopic physics

Behind every scientific breakthrough is an interested researcher, a legacy of knowledge and a lucky break. Dr Julien Barrier tells the story of how an observation during a training session led to a P…

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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...