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Physics News Feeds for Tuesday April 20, 2021

Astronomy Picture of the Day: The Galactic Center in Infrared
April 19, 2021

The Galactic Center in Infrared What does the center of our galaxy look like? In visible light, the Milky Way's center is hidden by clouds of obscuring dust and gas. But in this stunning vista, the Spitzer Space Telescope's infrared...

Scientific American Physics Feed (Top 5 items)

  1. Quantum Astronomy Could Create Telescopes Hundreds of Kilometers Wide (Mon Apr 19 5:45 am)
    Astronomers hope to use innovations from the subatomic world to construct breathtakingly large arrays of optical observatories -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
  2. Is the Standard Model of Physics Now Broken? (Wed Apr 7 12:00 pm)
    The discrepancy between the theoretical prediction and the experimentally determined value of the muon’s magnetic moment has become slightly stronger with a new result from Fermilab. But what... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com ...
  3. Big Physics News: The Muon g-2 Experiment Explained (Wed Apr 7 11:00 am)
    Particles called muons are behaving weirdly, and that could mean a huge discovery. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
  4. Long-Awaited Muon Measurement Boosts Evidence for New Physics (Wed Apr 7 10:00 am)
    Initial data from the Muon g-2 experiment have excited particle physicists searching for undiscovered subatomic particles and forces -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
  5. Long-Awaited Muon Physics Experiment Nears Moment of Truth (Wed Mar 31 10:00 am)
    A result that has been 20 years in the making could reveal the existence of new particles and upend fundamental physics -- 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. Flushing a public toilet? Don't linger, because aerosolized droplets do (Mon Apr 19 11:00 pm)
    (Florida Atlantic University) Because COVID-19 has been detected in urine and stool samples, public restrooms can be cause for concern. Researchers measured droplets generated from flushing a toilet and a urinal in a public restroom and found...
  2. Designing healthy diets - with computer analysis (Mon Apr 19 11:00 pm)
    (Chalmers University of Technology) A new mathematical model for the interaction of bacteria in the gut could help design new probiotics and specially tailored diets to prevent diseases. The research, from Chalmers University of Technology...
  3. Can extreme melt destabilize ice sheets? (Mon Apr 19 11:00 pm)
  4. How many Anthropocenes (Sun Apr 18 11:00 pm)
    (University of Leicester) The Anthropocene, in its brief but vivid history, has developed many faces. A new study from the University of Leicester suggests how these can add up to a wider understanding.
  5. Surprising ionic and flow behaviors with functionalized nanochannels (Sun Apr 18 11:00 pm)
    (University of Maryland) Nanochannels have important applications in biomedicine, sensing, and many other fields. Though engineers have been fabricating these tiny, tube-like structures for years, much remains unknown about their properties...

EurekaAlert Space & Planetary Science News (Top 5 items)

  1. James Webb Space Telescope program aims to map the earliest structures of the universe (Sun Apr 18 11:00 pm)
    (Rochester Institute of Technology) When the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)--the long-awaited successor to the Hubble Space Telescope--becomes operational in 2022, one of its first orders of business will be mapping the earliest structures...
  2. Stanford researchers use AI to empower environmental regulators (Sun Apr 18 11:00 pm)
    (Stanford University) Monitoring environmental compliance is a particular challenge for governments in poor countries. A new machine learning approach that uses satellite imagery to pinpoint highly polluting brick kilns in Bangladesh could...
  3. More than 60 years to achieve gender equity? (Sun Apr 18 11:00 pm)
  4. Scientists may detect signs of extraterrestrial life in the next 5 to 10 years (Thu Apr 15 11:00 pm)
    (American Physical Society) Research shows that a new telescope could detect a potential signature of life on other planets in as little as 60 hours.
  5. On the pulse of pulsars and polar light (Thu Apr 15 11:00 pm)
    (American Physical Society) Faced with the tragic loss of the Arecibo observatory in Puerto Rico and the often prohibitive cost of satellite missions, astronomers are searching for savvy alternatives to continue answering fundamental questions...

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