New analysis of diatom shells, or frustules, suggests possible improvements to solar energy harvesting devices ...
Ultrasound tornado Researchers have developed a new tool that uses vortex ultrasound to break down blood clots in the brain. (Courtesy: Xiaoning Jiang and Chengzhi Shi) Cerebral venous sinus ...
A doctoral training centre in wind and marine energy aims to equip PhD students with the skills and knowledge needed to drive ...
This episode of the Physics World Weekly podcast features an interview with Danna Freedman, who uses synthetic chemistry to ...
A quasicrystal that was likely formed by a strong electrical discharge through a sand dune has been found by researchers ...
Istvan Hargittai explains why Leo Szilard’s petition for atomic bombs to be stopped was not the only time his views changed ...
The collection includes perspectives from 18 leaders in the field of complexity – scientists who make up the editorial board ...
Data from an experiment in France called STEREO suggest that sterile neutrinos cannot explain why the neutrino flux observed ...
Meeting of minds Albert Einstein encountered many great figures during his lifetime, including the Indian Nobel-prize-winning ...
These stereotypes are not only wrong – they can be damaging and can even put prospective physics students off entering the ...
At the end of January thousands of delegates will be convening at the Moscone Center in San Francisco for Photonics West, the ...
This episode features an interview with the scientists Michelle Bell and Scott Goetz, who are editors-in-chief of two new environmental journals from IOP Publishing. Bell is a professor of ...