Weekly recaps

Recap / Best of Last Week – Smallest known dark matter clumps, gold made of plastic, a beverage to control blood sugar levels

It was another good week for physics as a team with members from Yonsei University, Lyon University and KASI found new evidence that showed that a key assumption made in the discovery of dark energy is in error—they found ...

Week 03 2020 in Other Sciences
Recap / Best of Last Week: Particle accelerator on a chip, new lidar system and sleep impact on pulmonary fibrosis

It was another good week for physics as a team with members from the University of Waterloo, Universidade Federal do ABC and Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Físicas, described their experimental demonstration of a spin quantum ...

Week 02 2020 in Other Sciences
Recap / Best of Last Week – Long distance qubit interactions, a zero-emission airplane and a possible cure for baldness

It was another good week for physics as a team of researchers from the University of Bristol and a group from the Technical University of Denmark reported the first chip-to-chip quantum teleportation—an innovation that ...

Week 01 2019 in Other Sciences
Recap / Best of Last Week: Solving the three-body problem, a new kind of blockchain and sleep patterns and heart disease

It was another good week for physics as an international team of scientists cracked Newton's elusive three-body problem using traditional mathematics. Also, a team at the University of Bristol discovered that tractionless ...

Week 52 2019 in Other Sciences
Recap / Best of Last Week: Quantum states in everyday electronics, an electric plane and leaky gut breakthrough

It was another good week for physics as a team at the University of Chicago's Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering created quantum states in everyday electronics—they found they could create and control high-performance ...

Week 51 2019 in Other Sciences
Recap / Best of Last Week: Gamma ray lasers, an unstable ice shelf, and cancer risk from hair products

It was a good week for physics research as a professor at the University of California-Riverside, Allen Mills, performed calculations that showed spherical bubbles filled with a gas of positronium atoms were stable in liquid ...

Week 50 2019 in Other Sciences
Recap / Best of Last Week: Evidence of hypothetical particle, climate tipping points, dementia reduced by olive oil in mice

It was another good week for physics as a team working at CERN and led by Attila Krasznahorkay of the Atomki institute reported that the plot thickened for a hypothetical X17 particle—they found another anomaly in a nuclear ...

Week 49 2019 in Other Sciences
Recap / Best of Last Week: Sugars in meteorites, Tesla's electric pickup truck, and dangerous effects of sleep deprivation

It was a good week for space research as an international team of researchers announced the first detection of sugars in meteorites, giving clues to the origin of life—the finding suggests meteorite bombardment may have ...

Week 48 2019 in Other Sciences
Recap / Best of Last Week: Objective reality doesn't exist, Wi-Fi can track you in home, and the Keto diet's effect on the flu

It was a good week for physics as a team with members from MIT, Harvard University, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford University and Argonne National Laboratory carried out an experiment with ultrafast laser ...

Week 47 2019 in Other Sciences
Recap / Best of Last Week: Voyager 2 reaches interstellar space, Siri's laser weakness, and human disease killed the Neanderthal

It was a good week for space news, as a team at the University of Iowa announced that Voyager 2 has reached interstellar space—in addition to confirming that the craft has moved into the interstellar medium, they also detected ...

Week 46 2019 in Other Sciences
Recap / Best of Last Week: New class of black holes, traffic maps for the internet, and 3-D printed skin

It was another good week for space exploration as a group with members from the University of Connecticut, Texas A&M University, the University of Central Florida, the Naval Research Laboratory, and the Air Force Research ...

Week 45 2019 in Other Sciences
Recap / Best of Last Week: Magneto-inertial fusion experiment, artificial leaves, and driving rats

It was a good week for physics, as a team working at Los Alamos National Laboratory announced that their magneto-inertial fusion experiment is nearing completion—they call it an ambitious approach to achieving controlled ...

Week 44 2019 in Other Sciences