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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »