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Physicists develop noncontact quality control method for superconductors

The Solid Bodies and Nanosystems Department at the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI have developed a new noncontact quality control method which has no equal anywhere in the world. The method makes it possible to register transport characteristics at each point of long superconducting tapes and to discover defects.
Source: sputniknews.com | 2017/12/7 19:55:32

China honors founding scientist of FAST telescope

China has honored Nan Rendong, founding scientist of the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST), with a posthumous title of "role model of our times."
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/18 11:29:07

Earth-bound positrons could come from dark matter: study

Using new data from the High-Altitude Water Cherenkov (HAWC) Gamma-Ray Observatory in Mexico, researchers have ruled out two nearby pulsars as the sources of a mysterious excess of anti-matter particles coming to the Earth.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/18 8:07:22

US scientists use X-ray technology to reveal mighty strength of Parrotfish teeth

Scientists at the US University of California Berkeley (UC Berkeley) are using X-ray based technology to unfold the mystery of the mighty coral-crunching ability of Parrotfish's teeth, a UC Berkeley press release said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 7:42:17

Gravitational waves captured to revolutionize knowledge of universe

"It all started from the general relativity of Einstein about a hundred years ago," said Anders Irback, member of the Nobel Committee in Physics told Xinhua in an exclusive interview after Tuesday's announcement of 2017 Nobel Physics laureates.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/4 9:32:52

Scientists make 4th detection of gravitational waves

Scientists announced Wednesday they have detected a fourth gravitational wave signal coming from the merger of two black holes.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/28 9:00:33

Chinese researchers develop material to absorb heavy metals

Chinese researchers have developed a new material that can absorb heavy metal ions from fertilizer, decreasing environmental pollution.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/21 13:51:55

Study identifies chemical messenger as key to visual acuity

A new study indicates that gamma-aminobutyric acid, or GABA, a chemical messenger responsible for communication between cells, especially those in the brain, is key to visual acuity.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/7 11:35:28

Chinese, US scientists create electronics that degrade in air moisture

Chinese and US researchers said Friday they designed a new form of electronic devices that can degrade and physically disappear when they absorb moisture in the air.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/2 9:08:23

World's most powerful x-ray laser inaugurated in Hamburg

The world's largest and most powerful X-ray laser, European XFEL (X-Ray free-electron laser), was officially inaugurated on Friday in northern German city of Hamburg.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/2 9:06:21