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Laser Propagating through Air Sets Stability Record

An optical link for communication between distant atomic clocks is 100 times more stable than previous links and could enable new precision tests of general relativity. Read More »

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Dark Energy Survey Hits a Triple

A large galaxy survey releases its three-year observations, providing key cosmological-parameter measurements that have double the precision of those previously released. Read More »

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Multiverse Explanation for Small Higgs Mass

A new model that assumes that a multitude of universes existed when our Universe first formed may explain why the Higgs mass is smaller than traditional models predict. Read More »

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Predicting the Shape of Pointy-Rock Forests

The shape and curvature evolution of dissolving rocks can be predicted using a new theory. Read More »

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Electrically Controlling the Kondo Effect

Spin-polarized electrons can suppress the experimental signature of the quantum many-body phenomenon known as the Kondo effect. Read More »

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Particles Make Their Own Movie

Active particles organize into mesmerizing patterns in response to a time-varying electric field. Read More »

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A Transistor-Like Device for Light

A new metamaterial device can amplify and manipulate electromagnetic waves, a capability necessary for advancing photonics platforms. Read More »

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Long-Range Coupling Affects Entanglement Dynamics

Three new studies predict the measurement-induced phase-transition behavior for quantum systems that have long-range coupling between their qubits. Read More »

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Stable Hard-Sphere Packings with Arbitrarily Low Density

A new strategy for packing hard spheres of different sizes could lead to novel ways of creating strong, lightweight materials. Read More »

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