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Rewritable Wires Could Mean No More Obsolete Circuitry01.06.18Science Highlight

Rewritable Wires Could Mean No More Obsolete Circuitry

An electric field switches the conductivity on and off in atomic-scale channels, which could allow for upgrades at will. Read More »

A Rare Quantum State Realized in a New Material01.04.18Science Highlight

A Rare Quantum State Realized in a New Material

A revolutionary material harbors magnetism and massless electrons that travel near the speed of light—for future ultrasensitive, high-efficiency electronics and sensors. Read More »

Machine Learning Provides a Bridge to the Texture of the Quantum World01.04.18Science Highlight

Machine Learning Provides a Bridge to the Texture of the Quantum World

Machine learning and neural networks are the foundation of artificial intelligence and image recognition, but now they offer a bridge to see and recognize exotic insulating phases in quantum materials. Read More »

Discovering Secrets of Superfluids12.31.17Science Highlight

Discovering Secrets of Superfluids

Observed atomic dynamics helps explain bizarre flow without friction that has been puzzling scientists for decades. Read More »

An Exotic State of Matter Discovered in 2-D Material12.29.17Science Highlight

An Exotic State of Matter Discovered in 2-D Material

Electrons are forced to the edge of the road on a thin sheet of tungsten ditelluride. Read More »

Studying Crowd Behavior at MINERvA12.21.17Science Highlight

Studying Crowd Behavior at MINERvA

Detector measures the energy a neutrino imparts to protons and neutrons to help explain the nature of matter and the universe. Read More »

Microwave heating significantly alters Alfvén waves12.19.17Science Highlight

Microwaves Can Plug Leaks in Fusion Plasmas

Microwave heating significantly alters Alfvén waves, offering insights into the physics of the waves themselves. Read More »

Developing Fusion Energy via a Steady-State Tokamak 12.19.17Science Highlight

Currents Always Find the Fastest Detour

Scientists map electrical currents emanating from the boundary of a tokamak plasma, providing new information for reactor design. Read More »

New Physics Understanding Provides Attractive Path for Developing Fusion Energy via a Steady-State Tokamak 12.19.17Science Highlight

New Physics Understanding Provides Attractive Path for Developing Fusion Energy via a Steady-State Tokamak

International collaborators advance physics basis for tokamak plasma confinement at low rotation, potentially benefiting a fusion reactor. Read More »

Proton-Proton Fusion: Powering the Sun12.19.17Science Highlight

Proton-Proton Fusion: Powering the Sun

Large-scale simulations of quarks promise precise view of reactions of astrophysical importance. Read More »

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