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Predicting the Limits of Atomic Nuclei

First-principles calculations predict the properties of nearly 700 isotopes between helium and iron, showing which nuclides can exist and which cannot. Read More »

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Designer Molecules for Fundamental-Symmetry Tests

Researchers design radioactive molecules that might have exceptional sensitivity to the symmetry violations explaining the matter-antimatter imbalance of the Universe. Read More »

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Capturing the Path of a Light Pulse

Using a megapixel, high-speed camera, researchers reconstructed the complete trajectory of a laser pulse in time and space. Read More »

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Imagine Yourself a Physicist

Educators and other professionals seeking to increase participation of underrepresented communities in science can learn from online methods that help youths visualize themselves in STEM careers. Read More »

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Cooling Hadron Beams with Electron Pulses

Pulsed electron beams can be used to cool beams of ions and protons circulating in a hadron storage ring—a promising development for future high-energy accelerators. Read More »

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Using Physics to Speed up Tissue Engineering

Researchers have proposed and tested a new method that could speed up bioprinting, a promising technique for fabricating organs for transplants. Read More »

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Getting a Handle on Timing

Ideas from superresolution imaging inspire a way to measure time intervals with unprecedented precision—an ability that could enhance our understanding of ultrafast processes. Read More »

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Finding New Forces with Old Techniques

Interactions predicted by beyond-standard-model theories could be detected using a variation on Mössbauer spectroscopy, according to a new proposal. Read More »

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Securing a Wireless Link with Quantum Physics

Researchers shared tamper-proof quantum information across nearly 20 km of open air in an urban environment. Read More »

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