Davide Castelvecchi

Davide Castelvecchi is a freelance science writer in Rome.

Davide Castelvecchi Published January 24, 2005

Optics | Plasmonics

A new technique could dramatically improve the resolution of ordinary light microscopes.
Davide Castelvecchi Published February 10, 2012

Physical Chemistry | Geophysics

Classical physics explains why isotopes segregate in molten rock.

Davide Castelvecchi Published April 13, 2012

Quantum Information | Optics | Photonics

A semiconductor chip that generates entangled photon pairs is friendlier to integration with other chip-based quantum components than any previous device.

Davide Castelvecchi Published June 8, 2012

Fluid Dynamics | Physical Chemistry | Geophysics

Mysterious ripples on stalactites are explained by a theory that includes the dripping water’s fluid dynamics. The results could help researchers reconstruct ancient precipitation records.

Davide Castelvecchi Published July 13, 2012

Astrophysics | Cosmology | Nuclear Physics

Theorists predict that the matter surrounding some black holes may be hot enough for nuclear fusion, which could generate lithium and deepen the mysteries surrounding lithium in the universe.