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02.29.16Science Highlight

First Measurement of the Force that Makes Antimatter Stick Together

Antiproton pairs generated in high-energy heavy-ion collisions interact with a strong attractive force. Read More »

Colliding oblong uranium ions oriented body-to-body and tip-to-tip gives scientists a way to sort out the impact of the shape of the collision zone on their observations of particle behavior.02.29.16Science Highlight

Shape Matters in Nuclear Physics Collisions

Nuclear physicists colliding football- and sphere-shaped ions discover evidence supporting a paradigm shift in the birth of the quark-gluon plasma. Read More »

Conceptual art connects the atomic underpinnings of the neutron-rich calcium-48 nucleus with the Crab Nebula, which has a neutron star at its heart.02.29.16Science Highlight

What Is the Size of the Atomic Nucleus?

The neutron skin of the nucleus calcium-48 is much thinner than previously thought. Read More »

University of Massachusetts Amherst 02.29.16University Research

New Discovery at UMass Amherst May Lead to More Efficient Solar and Opto-Electronic DevicesExternal link

Chemists and polymer scientists collaborating at the University of Massachusetts Amherst report that they have for the first time identified an unexpected property in an organic semiconductor molecule that could lead to more efficient and cost-effective materials for use in cell phone and laptop displays. Read More »

Arkansas University 02.29.16University Research

Physicists Create Magnetic 2-D Metal in Artificial Oxide MaterialExternal link

An international research group led by physicists at the University of Arkansas created magnetic two-dimensional metal in an artificial oxide material that could be used to make better transistors. Read More »

University California Irvine 02.29.16University Research

UCI Maps Methane Leaks Across Los Angeles BasinExternal link

Hundreds of methane-emitting hot spots have been identified across the Los Angeles Basin, including a “clean ports” truck refueling facility near the Port of Long Beach, power plants, water treatment facilities, and cattle in Chino, according to new findings by the University of California, Irvine. Read More »

SOHO-EIT image from 14 September 1997 showing a huge eruptive prominence in the resonance line of singly ionized helium (He II) at 304 Angstroms in the extreme ultraviolet.02.29.16Science Highlight

Don’t Touch: How Scientists Study the Reactions inside Stars

Indirect method let scientists determine stellar reaction rates, providing detailed information about the universe. Read More »

Conceptual art connects the atomic underpinnings of the neutron-rich calcium-48 nucleus with the Crab Nebula, which has a neutron star at its heart.02.29.16Science Highlight

What Is the Size of the Atomic Nucleus?

The neutron skin of the nucleus calcium-48 is much thinner than previously thought. Read More »

02.26.16User Facility

Non-Coding RNA: Antibiotic Tricks a SwitchExternal link

Industry researchers using the beamline at the Argonne Advanced Photon Source user facility have uncovered an antibiotic lead that shuts off pathogen growth by targeting a molecular switch in a regulatory RNA structure. Read More »

Carnegie Institution for Science 02.26.16University Research

How Plants Protect Photosynthesis From OxygenExternal link

New work from a team at Carnegie Science identified a protein needed for assembling the photosynthetic apparatus that may help us understand the history of photosynthesis back in the early days of life on Earth, a time when oxygen was not abundant in the atmosphere. Read More »

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