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Considering a career in particle accelerators? One woman’s success story

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

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...

Investigating dendrite formation to develop lithium-metal batteries

A research team from Stanford University has investigated dendrite formation to further improve lithium-metal batteries. A novel mathematical model combining physics and chemistry to develop...

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...

Special Reports

Conducting decay spectroscopy experiments at TRIUMF

An overview of the decay spectroscopy experiments being carried out by scientists led by Professor Corina Andreoiu from the Department of Chemistry at Simon...

Analysing the computational complexities of CERN’s ALICE experiment

Professor Dr Udo Kebschull and Professor Dr Volker Lindenstruth, from Goethe-University and the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, discuss the multifaceted technical requirements of...

Inside the upgraded ALICE nuclear physics experiment at CERN

Marielle Chartier, Professor of Physics at the University of Liverpool and member of the ALICE collaboration, explains how a fundamental perspective on the nuclei...

Using neutrino detectors to study interactions inside the nucleus

Understanding what goes on inside a nucleus is critical to making precision measurements of neutrino properties but, by using neutrino detectors, researchers at the...

Images captured of a near-Sun comet breaking apart

A research team from the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan has captured images of a near-Sun comet breaking apart. Scientists captured images of a near-Sun...

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...

Interactions in nuclear matter sheds light on neutron stars

A research team from Technische Universität Darmstadt has investigated the interactions in nuclear matter to better understand neutron stars. Investigating neutron stars: How are they...

Creating compact and efficient electro-optic modulators for free space

Researchers have developed a compact and high-speed electro-optic modulator for free space applications that modulates light at gigahertz speed. Electro-optic modulators, which control aspects of...

Achieving sustainable photon upconversion

Scientists in Mainz and Berlin have successfully utilised chromium for efficient green-to-blue photon upconversion. Sustainable chemical applications need to be able to employ and incorporate...

Studying the lifecycle of ancestral galaxies

Researchers at the University of Tokyo have created ‘time machine’ simulations to study the lifecycle of ancestor galaxies. For the first time, researchers have produced...

Clearing the sky from optical turbulence with AI and adaptive optics

Professor Laurent Jolissaint explains how Artificial Intelligence (AI) and adaptive optics (AO) could help us see through the blur of atmospheric turbulence to gain an...

The growing significance of energy conversion

Dr Frédérick Bordry, Scientific Advisor and former Director for Accelerators and Technology at CERN, outlines his career achievements working in the field of accelerator...

First time discovery of high-speed moving plasma turbulence

Scientists observe high-speed plasma turbulence that exceeds heat movement in the Large Helical Device (LHD). In order to achieve a fusion power plant, it is...

University of Cambridge: First to capture image of the Earth’s interior layers

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have captured an image of the Earth’s interior layers, revealing an unusual pocket of rock at the boundary...

Scientists revolutionise the nuclear magnetic resonance method

Researchers from the University of Vienna have revolutionised the nuclear magnetic resonance method to monitor fast and complicated biomolecular events, such as protein folding. A...

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Scientific advancements made by observing two black holes colliding

Observing two black holes colliding has provided astronomers with a novel tool to measure black holes in distant galaxies. How...

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...

Earth’s atmosphere could be a source of lunar water

In a new study, scientists believe that another source of lunar water could involve the Earth’s magnetosphere. Hydrogen and oxygen...

Acceleration in the development of fusion energy

Scientists have developed an effective computational method to simulate the crazy-quilt movement of free electrons during experimental efforts to harness on Earth the fusion...

Creating efficient and high-speed spintronic devices

A research team has successfully created efficient and high-speed spintronic devices to look at spin dynamics inside rare earth materials, using a tabletop ultrafast...

Scientists observe catalyst properties to develop carbon neutral technology

A research team from the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) has developed an operando soft X-ray absorption spectrometry based on a radiation...


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Understanding the fermion condensation theory

Understanding the fermion condensation theory

Clark Atlanta University’s Center for Theoretical Studies of Physical Systems conducts unique research into strongly correlated Fermi systems. The theory of fermion condensation offers an...

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Searching for mysterious dark matter particles and the mass of neutrinos

Solving the common puzzles of cosmology, dark matter particles, and the mass of neutrinos using sensitive experiments requires continuous technological progress and, in particular,...

Particle detectors: the next generation of large particle physics experiments

AIDA-2020, a project co-funded by the European Commission, has made great progress in improving particle detectors’ performance. Particle detectors and accelerators are used in particle...

Understanding the origin of the universe with particle detector technologies

Dr Giovanni Lamanna, Director of Laboratoire d'Annecy de Physique des Particules, speak to The Innovation Platform about particle detector technologies and the significance of...

Astrophysics

From the birth, life and death of stars, planets and galaxies, astrophysics is the branch of space science that looks to apply the laws of physics to develop greater understanding of our universe.

Astrophysical challenges tackled at CEA: multiwavelength observations of the cosmos

Dr Anne Decourchelle of CEA Saclay outlines the intriguing science results from the CEA's astrophysics department based on multiwavelength observations. When it comes to the...

Water in space and the formation of new planets

Professor Edwin Bergin from the University of Michigan’s Department of Astronomy explains why a better understanding of water in space is crucial in understanding...

Searching for the sources of high energy cosmic rays

Professor Pierre Sokolsky of the Telescope Array Project speaks to The Innovation Platform about the significance of laboratory expansion in finding the source of...

Nuclear Physics

Nuclear physics takes a closer look at the protons and neutrons at the centre of an atom and what holds them together. It includes such processes as the break-up of the nucleus, radioactive decay, fission and fusion, the merging of nuclei.

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Using total absorption gamma-ray spectroscopy to study nuclear beta decay

Dr Muriel Fallot, Assistant Professor at the University of Nantes (SUBATECH Laboratory) performs her work using the Total Absorption Gamma-ray Spectroscopy technique to study...

Technology in relativistic heavy ion collider physics research

Professor John W Harris, from Yale University’s Wright Laboratory, outlines the development of accelerator technologies and the evolution in relativistic heavy ion collider physics...

The latest results from heavy-ion experiments at RHIC and LHC

Professor Rene Bellwied from the University of Houston describes the latest results from heavy-ion experiments at RHIC and LHC and their relevance to our...

Neutrino Physics

One of the most abundantly present particles in our universe, Neutrinos are a subatomic particle that is very similar to an electron with the exception of no electrical charge and a very small mass.

Probing the Universe’s ‘ghost particle’

Yale University’s Professor Karsten Heeger and Temple University’s Professor Jim Napolitano outline the study of neutrino oscillations with Daya Bay and PROSPECT: a collaboration...

ArgonCube – Lego for the world of cryogenic neutrino detectors

Physicists from the University of Bern have developed a novel approach to large neutrino detectors based on liquid argon. In the zoo of elementary particles,...

Neutrinos, antineutrinos and fundamental interactions

Professor Roberto Petti from the University of South Carolina discusses current and future neutrino experiments (including a dedicated LBNF beamline at Fermilab) designed to...