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Neutron Star Mergers Create Heavy Elements12.19.17Science Highlight

Neutron Star Mergers Create Heavy Elements

Gravitational wave observations combined with optical and gamma-ray data confirm earlier predictions, offer insights into how the galaxy produces lead, mercury, and other elements. Read More »

See What Lies Beneath12.12.17Science Highlight

See What Lies Beneath

Real-time imaging shows how hydrogen causes oxygen to leave a buried surface, transforming an oxide into a metal. Read More »

Electron Injection Transforms a Thin Film12.12.17Science Highlight

Electron Injection Transforms a Thin Film

Simply applying a small voltage dramatically changes the atomic structure, vital to creating materials for advanced computer memory. Read More »

Watching a Particle in a Dangerous Crowd12.12.17Science Highlight

Watching a Particle in a Dangerous Crowd

A new x-ray beam technique tracks atomic-level changes under real-world operating conditions. Read More »

Ringing Atomic Bell Probes Electrons12.12.17Science Highlight

Ringing Atomic Bell Probes Electrons

Measured strong coupling of vibrations and electrons could lead to controlled magnetism and electronic properties. Read More »

Putting Molten History on the Map12.12.17Science Highlight

Putting Molten History on the Map

Focused x-ray beam revealed structural changes from laser heating, pinning down elusive melting point. Read More »

Bending a New Tool for Low Power Computing12.12.17Science Highlight

Bending a New Tool for Low Power Computing

Theory predicts that bending a film will control spin direction and create a spin current for next-generation electronics. Read More »

Molecular Mousetraps Capture More Nuclear Waste 12.12.17Science Highlight

Molecular Mousetraps Capture More Nuclear Waste

Cage-like molecules with internal chemical hooks remove three times more hazardous radioactive iodine compounds than current methods. Read More »

New Quantum Liquid Crystal—In the Driver’s Seat12.12.17Science Highlight

New Quantum Liquid Crystal—In the Driver’s Seat

Lasers reveal a new state of matter—the first three-dimensional quantum liquid crystal. Read More »

Chemical “Pressure” Tuning Magnetic Properties12.12.17Science Highlight

Chemical “Pressure” Tuning Magnetic Properties

Unexpectedly, a little chemical substitution stabilizes unusual magnetic phase of vortexes called skyrmions. Read More »

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