Minnesota State University Moorhead Physics and Astronomy:
Physics News Feeds

College of Health, Science, & the Environment

Physics News Feeds for Monday December 09, 2019

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Geminid Meteors over Chile
December 8, 2019

Geminid Meteors over Chile Are meteors streaming out from a point in the sky? Yes, in a way. When the Earth crosses a stream of Sun-orbiting meteors, these meteors appear to come from the direction of the stream -- with the directional...

Scientific American Physics Feed (Top 5 items)

  1. Evidence of New X17 Particle Reported, but Scientists Are Wary (Mon Dec 9 5:45 am)
    Could the mysterious particle be our window into studying dark matter? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
  2. Physics Technique Reveals Hidden Bugs to Bats   (Fri Dec 6 5:45 am)
    Bats’ hunting angle of approach cuts through the noise -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
  3. Escape from a Black Hole (Thu Dec 5 8:00 am)
    To save quantum mechanics, information must break free from black holes. New observations may help tell us how -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
  4. Internet Cables Could Also Measure Quakes (Tue Dec 3 6:15 pm)
    The fiber-optic cables that connect the global Internet could potentially be used as seismic sensors. Christopher Intagliata reports.  -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
  5. Multiverse Theories Are Bad for Science (Sat Nov 30 11:00 am)
    New books by a physicist and science journalist mount aggressive but ultimately unpersuasive defenses of multiverses -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

PhysicsWorld Headline News (Top 5 items)

  1. Physicists beat Lorentz reciprocity for microwave transmission (Thu Feb 22 8:27 am)
    New device could boost telecommunications and be adapted for photonics
  2. Japan's SuperKEKB set for first particle collisions (Wed Feb 21 8:45 am)
    Revamped accelerator will soon be smashing electrons and positrons together
  3. Wood-based 'supermaterial' is stronger and tougher than steel (Wed Feb 21 8:10 am)
    New material is made by compressing treated wood
  4. Three photons bind together to make a ?molecule? of light (Tue Feb 20 10:06 am)
    Technique could be used to create quantum-information systems
  5. Nuclear excitation by electron capture seen at long last (Tue Feb 20 7:55 am)
    Breakthrough could lead to new type of energy source

EurekaAlert Chemistry, Physics, and Materials Sciences News (Top 5 items)

  1. European industries lead new Graphene Flagship projects to shape EU's future (Sun Dec 8 11:00 pm)
    (Graphene Flagship) The Graphene Flagship and leading European industries will co-fund a total of 92 million EUR to catalyse the commercialisation of graphene-enabled products.
  2. Ben-Gurion University researchers develop new method to remove dust on solar panels (Sun Dec 8 11:00 pm)
    (American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) Particle removal increased from 41% on hydrophilic smooth Si wafers to 98% on superhydrophobic Si-based nanotextured surfaces. The researchers confirmed these results by measuring the...
  3. Lehigh University professor Jeffrey Rickman elected as Fellow of ASM International (Sun Dec 8 11:00 pm)
    (Lehigh University) Jeffrey Rickman, a Lehigh University professor of materials science and engineering and physics, has been elected as a Fellow of ASM International, the leading association of engineers and scientists in the field of materials...
  4. A sustainable new material for carbon dioxide capture (Sun Dec 8 11:00 pm)
    (Chalmers University of Technology) In a joint research study from Sweden, scientists from Chalmers University of Technology and Stockholm University have developed a new material for capturing carbon dioxide. The new material offers many benefits...
  5. Deeper understanding of irregular heartbeat may lead to more effective treatment (Sun Dec 8 11:00 pm)
    (Imperial College London) Researchers at Imperial have shown how the chaotic electrical signals underlying irregular heart rhythms lead to the failure of standard treatments.

EurekaAlert Space & Planetary Science News (Top 5 items)

  1. Astronomy fellowship demonstrates measures to dismantle bias, increase diversity in STEM (Thu Dec 5 11:00 pm)
    (University of Washington) Joyce Yen of the University of Washington recently worked with the Heising-Simons Foundation to dismantle bias and promote diversity in a prominent grant that the Foundation awards to postdoctoral researchers in planetary...
  2. Hire more LGBTQ and disabled astronomers or risk falling behind, review finds (Thu Dec 5 11:00 pm)
    (ARC Centre of Excellence for All Sky Astrophysics in 3D (ASTRO 3D)) In a paper published in the journal Nature Astronomy, Professor Lisa Kewley, director of the ARC Centre of Excellence in All Sky Astrophysics (ASTRO 3D), finds that encouraging...
  3. NASA finds Tropical Cyclone Ambali rapidly intensifying (Wed Dec 4 11:00 pm)
    (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA's Terra satellite captured an image of Tropical Cyclone Ambali and the visible image showed that the storm was rapidly intensifying.
  4. NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission explains Bennu's mysterious particle events (Wed Dec 4 11:00 pm)
    (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Shortly after NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft arrived at asteroid Bennu, an unexpected discovery by the mission's science team revealed that the asteroid could be active, or consistently discharging particles...
  5. NASA finds tropical cyclone 02S consolidating (Wed Dec 4 11:00 pm)
    (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image of Tropical cyclone 02S and the visible image showed that the storm was getting better organized.

This page took 3.848 seconds to generate.