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Secret of antimatter creation in cosmic collisions revealed

Added: 14 Apr 2022

At the Quark Matter conference and Rencontres de Moriond conferences, the LHCb collaboration presen…

So... What is the point of physics? IOP is offering £1000 for the best answer!

Added: 7 Apr 2022

IoP launches a new challenge to get young people to see physics differently. With only one in ten p…

Scientists design remote monitoring system for inaccessible quantum devices

Added: 1 Apr 2022

Researchers have developed an innovative remote monitoring system for ultra-sensitive quantum devic…

Hybrid atom response at CERN may lead to new forms of antimatter

Added: 25 Mar 2022

A hybrid matter­­–antimatter helium atom containing an antiproton, the proton’s antimatter equivale…

CERN environmental report sets out concrete actions to reduce its environmental footprint

Added: 25 Nov 2021

CERN released its second public Environment Report covering the years 2019-2020 when the accelerato…

Almost half of life science professionals say their understanding of quantum computing is still “beginner level”

Added: 22 Sep 2021

New results from a survey of life science professionals find that almost half classify their unders…

Groundbreaking technique may lead to discovery of 'fifth force'

Added: 13 Sep 2021

A group of researchers have used a groundbreaking new technique to reveal previously unrecognised p…

New topological superconductor could fill critical component gap in quantum computing

Added: 18 Jun 2021

A newly discovered superconductor could have enormous impact on quantum computing. The relative sen…

Combining classical and quantum computing opens door to new discoveries

Added: 17 Jun 2021

New approaches are needed to lay the pathway to efficient and effective quantum computing. Now, res…

Commercial quanta image sensors - a new era in solid-state imaging

Added: 27 May 2021

Solid-state technology capable of imaging individual photons of light to enable full-speed photon c…

High-resolution model offers stunningly realistic simulation of the birth of stars

Added: 21 May 2021

A team including Northwestern University astrophysicists has developed the most realistic, highest-…

Visualising the light-bending dance of binary black holes using NASA's Discover supercomputer

Added: 20 Apr 2021

Try to imagine and describe a black hole. A big one! Now try to imagine a second supermassive black…

Not just a droplet: Explaining one dimensional quantum liquid formation

Added: 22 Jan 2021

A new type of quantum droplet - the most dilute liquids ever experimentally observed - helps unrave…

Let the countdown commence with atomic accuracy

Added: 31 Dec 2020

10 - 9 - 8 - 7 - 6 - 5 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 1... Happy New Year!

While the UK looks to Big Ben and the US…

Quantum technology spins into scalability

Added: 11 Dec 2020

A multi-disciplinary team has published proof-of-concept for a powerful and scalable quantum techno…

Graphene researchers throw physics out the window

Added: 16 Nov 2020

A Manchester University graphene research team has just thrown the physics textbook out of the prov…

Plugging the power leak for fusion reactions

Added: 6 Aug 2020

Scientists have found a novel way to prevent pesky magnetic bubbles in plasma from interfering with…

Kirke teleports from Westeros

Added: 10 Jul 2020

Teleportation is most commonly the stuff of science fiction and, for many, would conjure up the imm…

Is teleportation possible? Yes, in the quantum world

Added: 23 Jun 2020

Last year scientists confirmed that information could be passed between photons on computer chips e…

Machine learning predicts nanoparticle structure and dynamics

Added: 12 Jun 2020

Researchers at the Nanoscience Center and at the Faculty of Information Technology at the Universit…