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Condensed Matter Physics

Synopsis: World of Weyl Craft

Researchers provide new evidence for the existence of type-II Weyl semimetals, which would be both conducting and insulating in different spatial directions.  Read More »

Particles and Fields

Synopsis: Searching for Majorana Neutrinos

The KamLAND-Zen collaboration has run the most sensitive search to date for a radioactive decay that could reveal whether neutrinos are Majorana fermions. Read More »

Soft Matter

Viewpoint: How to Fracture a Fluid

High-speed imaging shows that fluids can break like brittle glass under the right conditions. Read More »

Atomic and Molecular Physics

Focus: Choose the Number of Atoms in Your Cloud

A new technique allows researchers to specify the number of atoms in an ultracold cloud (in the millions) and then to reproduce that same number in repeated experiments. Read More »

FEATURE

Meetings: Career Advice from Nobel Laureates

The Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting offered young physicists the chance to discuss career choices with 29 Nobel Prize winners.   Read More »

Spintronics

Synopsis: Watching Spin Currents

X-ray pulses have been used to directly observe the spin current flowing in a metal. Read More »

Atomic and Molecular Physics

Synopsis: Rydberg Atom Takes a Dip in the Cold Sea

A Rydberg atom immersed in a dense cloud of ultracold neutral atoms can undergo two chemical processes. Read More »

Fluid Dynamics

Synopsis: So Many Cracks, So Little Time

Water droplets impacting a cold surface exhibit a variety of fracture patterns depending on the temperature of the surface. Read More »

FEATURE

Meetings: Neutrino Woodstock

The Neutrino 2016 meeting at Imperial College London was the largest neutrino meeting to date. Read More »

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