Thursday, July 2, 2020

Tech: One of the most massive neutron stars ever discovered — (Report)

Neutron stars (often called pulsars) are stellar remnants that have reached the end of their evolutionary life: they result from the death of...

Tech: Evolution of nebula surrounding symbiotic star R Aquarii — (Report)

In astronomical terms, at 600 light years away, the nebula around R Aquarii is rather close to us. The symbiotic star itself is...

Tech: Study develops a model enhancing particle beam efficiency — (Report)

The use of particle accelerators is not confined to basic research in high-energy physics. Large-scale accelerators and gigantic devices, such as the Large...

Tech: Is there an end to the periodic table? Professor explores its limits —...

As the 150th anniversary of the formulation of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements looms, a Michigan State University professor probes the table's...

Tech: Study of excitons important to next-generation electronics — (Report)

Scientists led by Rice University and Los Alamos National Laboratory have discovered electronic properties in quantum-scale devices that are likely to impact the...

Tech: Discerning reflective/transparent materials through motion — (Report)

The Visual Perception and Cognition Laboratory research team at the Toyohashi University of Technology has uncovered a material perception mechanism with which humans...

Tech: Lead-free, efficient perovskite for photovoltaic cells — (Report)

A KAIST research team has proposed a perovskite material, Cs2Au2I6 that serves as a potential active material for highly efficient lead-free thin-film photovoltaic...

Tech: Measuring metabolites in algae one cell at a time — (Report)

In partnership with several institutes across Japan, scientists at Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Nara, Japan, report a new microscopy system that...

Tech: Study relies on high-resolution microscopy techniques to confirm nanoscale magnetic features — ...

A team of scientists working at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has confirmed a special property known as...

Tech: Electrons take one step forward without two steps back — (Report)

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside, have, for the first time, successfully used electric dipoles to completely suppress electron transfer in one...

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