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Do quantum spin liquids exist?

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 12:31
The search for the hypothetical state has been a 43-year-long slog, one whose end may now be in sight.

Meghnad Saha: Physicist and nationalist

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 12:31
Deeply committed to the cause of Indian independence, Saha occasionally detoured from his physics to conduct a revolutionary mission or pen a populist manifesto.

The Big Science of stockpile stewardship

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 12:31
In the quarter century since the US last exploded a nuclear weapon, an extensive research enterprise has maintained the resources and know-how needed to preserve confidence in the country’s stockpile.

Brexit, immigration, and me

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 12:31

Demon in the details

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 12:31

Demon in the details

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 12:31

Bell the vegetarian

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 12:31

Corrections

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 12:31

Record-breaking protein images have applications for drug discovery

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 12:31
Thanks to new electron detectors, cryoelectron microscopy is experiencing a revolution. It can now solve the structures of small biomolecules at high resolution.

Xenon chemistry under pressure

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 12:31
At geological pressures and temperatures, xenon can form a host of stable oxides.

The colors of radiative beta decay

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 12:31
The energy distribution of photons produced in a rare neutron-decay mode has now been measured.

Two kinds of dwarf planets

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 12:31

Photonic quantum Hall effect

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 12:31

Data science can be an attractive career for physicists

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 12:31
Boot camps can help researchers transition into nonacademic jobs that use big data.

Fermilab courts Latin American physicists

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 12:31
The lab wants to build on existing connections with Mexico and Central and South America as it begins to build a flagship neutrino lab.

Social media opens telescope operations to the world

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 12:31
A telescope’s renovation leads to an outreach reinvention.