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Why should physicists study history?

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 12:57
Just as physics is not a list of facts about the world, history is not a list of names and dates. It is a way of thinking that can be powerful and illuminating.

Physics, fracking, fuel, and the future

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 12:57
To contend with the challenges of fueling modern society, the physics community must collaborate with other disciplines and remain broadly engaged in research and education on energy.

Frustration by design

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 12:57
By fabricating magnetic structures into nanoscale arrays, physicists can directly visualize how condensed-matter systems accommodate competing interactions among dipole moments and other degrees of freedom.

Science is special

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 12:57

Ocean pressure sensors characterize a slow-slip earthquake

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 12:57
The gauges provide the first detailed measurement of centimeter-scale deformation of the seafloor.

Unmasking the record-setting sulfur hydride superconductor

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 12:57
The material’s conventional nature puts the spotlight back on superconductivity mediated by phonons.

The freest of free falls

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 12:57

Soft surfaces lift hard objects

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 12:57