The power of particle accelerators as research infrastructures

Dr Sandra Biedron, a Research Professor at the University of New Mexico and former Argonne physicist, spoke to The Innovation Platform’s Georgie Whitworth to...

The Soreq Applied Research Accelerator Facility: The high-intensity frontier

The Soreq Applied Research Accelerator Facility is set to be a source of unprecedented fluxes of neutrons and radioactive nuclides. High-intensity neutron beams and large...

Groundbreaking research reveals the speed of magnetising a material

An international team of scientists, including researchers from Lancaster University, have discovered the speed of magnetising a material.  The research team consisted of scientists from...

The DUNE experiment intends to unlock the mysteries of the neutrino

Stefan Söldner-Rembold, Co-spokesperson for Fermilab’s Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE), explores the groundbreaking discoveries that the experiment is set to enable. The U.S. Department of...

Understanding the behaviour of microscopic quantum magnets

Researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics have utilised a quantum gas microscope to explore the behaviour of microscopic quantum magnets. The behaviour of microscopic quantum magnets has been a topic of study and debate in theoretical physics...

New universal reaction mechanism to change the future of nanochemsitry

A universal reaction mechanism, proposed by KAUST scientists, could explain the formation of carbon nanoparticles in interstellar and terrestrial environments. Carbon nanostructures that are formed in circumstellar envelopes around carbon-rich stars may have a shared chemical origin with soot particles...

The MANDELA project launches nuclear physics laboratories in South Africa

The MANDELA project has officially launched at UWC and UniZulu, in collaboration with the University of York, to open nuclear physics laboratories in South Africa. The construction of two nuclear physics laboratories in South Africa has been completed. The laboratories...

Scientists investigate the origins of the human spine

A research team from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory at the University of Barcelona has demonstrated for the first time how the cellular structures that give rise to the human spine form sequentially. Why is the human spine important? The human...

The Large Hadron Collider to resume after a maintenance break

Researchers at CERN announced on 22 April 2022 that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has restarted after a three-year break for maintenance, consolidation, and upgrade work. What has the Large Hadron Collider observed since it restarted? On 22 April 2022, two...

Technology experts produce energy-generating textiles

Tech experts create groundbreaking energy-generating textiles that can produce electricity by capturing energy from body movements. Clothing that can analyse our health, communicate information, and generate electricity may soon be available to the public due to new research conducted by...

Determining top-quark mass with unparalleled precision

The CMS Experiment at CERN has successfully measured the mass of the top-quark with greater precision than ever before. In order to understand the world at its smallest scale, it is vital to have an accurate assessment of the top-quark...

Nuclear materials physicist receives honorary doctorate

Professor Robin Grimes is to be awarded an honorary doctorate due to his work in computer simulation techniques that enhance understanding of nuclear materials. Aston University is set to award an honorary doctorate to Professor Grimes FRS FREng, for his...

Quantum simulations enable prediction of stable boron nitride structure

Researchers at the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST) have successfully predicted the most stable boron nitrate structure with the utilisation of a cutting-edge quantum simulation method. Boron nitrate is an incredibly flexible material with applications in a...

Producing highly sensitive quantum magnetometers

The Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics (IAF) has developed quantum magnetometers based on diamonds. The quantum magnetometers, developed by the Fraunhofer IAF by utilising diamonds, have the ability to detect magnetic fields with a spatial resolution of a...

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