Travelling around the world through nuclear physics

Professor Vladimir Zelevinsky from Michigan State University describes his journey in nuclear physics, from student life in Moscow to family life and a successful career in the USA.

UK government announces UK science and technology ambitions

Boris Johnson has announced the government’s new strategy for turning the United Kingdom into a global superpower of science and technology.

Scientists discover a schedule for Earth’s major geological events

A team of researchers has discovered that the Earth's geological activity follows a distinctive pattern, giving it a lifelike "pulse".

Optimising future aircraft with the world’s lightest aerogel material

Scientists have invented a lightweight aerogel that may advance the next generation of aircraft, reducing noise and enhancing comfort.

Destruction of ancient ozone layer stunted human population

Research has signified that a primordial supervolcano severely decreased atmospheric ozone levels, reducing the human population.

Novel material achieves super-resolution with light microscopes

The resolution capacity of ordinary light microscopes has been greatly advanced by the invention of a novel light-shrinking material.

Enhancing nanoscale devices through Mycoplasma mobile analysis

In the first discovery of its kind, scientists have identified the gliding machinery of the bacterium Mycoplasma mobile.

Groundbreaking steps toward developing fusion power plants

Results from UK experiment indicate a solution to the challenges of fusion and are vital for the development of fusion power plants.

Scientists find evidence of pristine quantum criticality

Researchers investigating pristine quantum criticality in topological materials have discovered one of the greatest examples detected so far.

Investigating the behaviour of cable bacteria with CEM

The team at the Center for Electromicrobiology explain how they are directing their research to unravel the functions of cable bacteria.

Researchers create the world’s fastest ADC microchip technology

A team of researchers has manufactured the world’s fastest and most power-efficient analogue-to-digital converter (ADC) microchip.

New technology achieves crucial chemical reactions five times faster

Researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed technology that can complete essential chemical reactions five times faster than expected.

Electron-Ion Collider – discussing the science and concept

Professor John W Harris and Dr Thomas Ullrich outline the science case for the Electron-Ion Collider and what it is expected to achieve.

A career in particle physics: from nonexistence to being

Professor George W.S. Hou from National Taiwan University describes his journey in particle physics, from Belle at KEK to CMS at CERN. Taiwan was handed over to Japan in 1895 after the Qing Dynasty lost the first Sino-Japanese War. Taihoku...

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