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An all-new weather prediction system is on its way

Astronomy Magazine - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 05:00
NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have teamed up to increase the accuracy of weather forecasts down on Earth.
Categories: Astronomy

Simple swimmer could drive tiny robots

Physics World - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 08:24
Flash Physics: need-to-know updates from the world of physics
Categories: Conventional Science

European physicists call for 'urgent' completion of nuclear facility

Physics World - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 06:51
Facility for Anti-Proton and Ion Research in Germany should be built "without further delays"
Categories: Conventional Science

Astronomers measure the motions of stars in a nearby galaxy

Astronomy Magazine - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 05:00
This first glimpse raises questions about the dark matter models we use.
Categories: Astronomy

Open-access quantum computer goes live in Japan

Physics World - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 08:03
Flash Physics: need-to-know updates from the world of physics
Categories: Conventional Science

Space missions that dodged disaster

Astronomy Magazine - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 05:00
Close calls nearly doomed these space missions.
Categories: Astronomy

Microwaves in metamaterial perform quantum search

Physics World - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 01:01
Entanglement-free approach achieves efficiency unattainable by classical algorithms
Categories: Conventional Science

Proton magnetic moment measurement is most precise yet

Physics World - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 07:12
Standard Model passes its latest test
Categories: Conventional Science

Mechanical metamaterial twists when squeezed

Physics World - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 01:00
Flash Physics: need-to-know updates from the world of physics
Categories: Conventional Science

First light for SESAME synchrotron

Physics World - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 07:21
Flash Physics: need-to-know updates from the world of physics
Categories: Conventional Science

IceCube tests Standard Model with neutrinos from below

Physics World - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 01:19
Attenuation of high-energy particles that pass through the Earth supports theoretical predictions of neutrino–matter interaction
Categories: Conventional Science

Lightning creates radioactive isotopes

Physics World - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:00
Radiation from delayed nuclear decays spotted in thunderstorm
Categories: Conventional Science

James Webb Space Telescope completes final cryogenic testing

Physics World - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 08:10
Flash Physics: need-to-know updates from the world of physics
Categories: Conventional Science

The first discovered interstellar asteroid is a quarter-mile long red beast

Astronomy Magazine - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 05:00
Take us with you, `Oumuamua.
Categories: Astronomy

Planetary scientists close in on a super-Earth with an Earth-like atmosphere

Astronomy Magazine - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 14:00
55 Cancri e is too hot for life, but it does have a nice thick blanket to keep it warm.
Categories: Astronomy

Cold atoms in space could target gravitational waves

Physics World - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 05:56
Atom interferometers could be more effective than light-based instruments
Categories: Conventional Science

Did life hitchhike through the Solar System?

Astronomy Magazine - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 05:00
Astronomers suggest microscopic organisms, such as tardigrades, can be transported between planets by fast-moving streams of space dust.
Categories: Astronomy

Porpoise’s forehead acts like an acoustic metamaterial

Physics World - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 00:56
Echolocation beam controlled with deformable tissue
Categories: Conventional Science

Battered but not broken: Arecibo Observatory receives renewed funding

Astronomy Magazine - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 05:00
Puerto Rico’s iconic Arecibo Observatory will remain open after the National Science Foundation announced continued funding last week.
Categories: Astronomy

Cooking up supermassive black holes in the early universe

Astronomy Magazine - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 05:00
How do you make a supermassive black hole more quickly?
Categories: Astronomy

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