Cancer cell death is triggered within three days when X-rays are shone onto tumor tissue containing iodine-carrying nanoparticles. The iodine releases electrons that break the tumor's DNA, leading to cell death.
For the first ever time, researchers have demonstrated the absorption of energy from laser light by free electrons in a liquid. So far, this process was noted only in the gas phase.
Similar to the entry and exits gates located in subways, parks, or gardens, electronics also have gates. Such gates tend to control the flow of information from one place to another through an electrical signal.
In particle physics, a Majorana Fermion is charge neutral and its antiparticle is just itself. In condensed matter physics, a Majorana zero mode (MZM) is a quasi-particle excitation, which appears in the surfaces or edges of topological superconductors.
Magnetars are bizarre objects -- massive, spinning neutron stars with magnetic fields among the most powerful known, capable of shooting off brief bursts of radio waves so bright they're visible across the universe.
“On the first day of the 7th IUPAP Conference on Women in Physics we heard about the scale of the challenge to redress gender inequity in physics. As the conference progresses we hope to learn more about how we can work together to improve the situation for women in physics,” said Professor Sarah Maddison, conference co-chair.
Near black holes, space tends to be so deformed that even light rays might curve around them mostly. This phenomenon might allow people to view several versions of the same thing.
Astronomers have made the rare sighting of two stars spiraling to their doom by spotting the tell-tale signs of a teardrop-shaped star.
Pure quantum systems can undergo phase transitions analogous to the classical phase transition between the liquid and gaseous states of water.
For the first time, the long-theorized neutron-clustering effect in nuclear reactors has been demonstrated, which could improve reactor safety and create more accurate simulations, according to a new study recently published in the journal Nature Communications Physics.
A novel approach to classify magnetized plasmas has been found by the researchers and could probably result in progress in harvesting on Earth the fusion energy that drives the stars and the sun.
UNSW Sydney and Wolfpack Space Hub have joined forces to collaborate on creating startup space businesses.
An international team of astronomers may have finally cracked the 40-year mystery of Jupiter’s powerful and periodic X-ray flares.
At the University of Tsukuba’s Division of Physics, researchers have utilized the quantum effect known as “spin-locking” to considerably improve the resolution of radio-frequency imaging of nitrogen-vacancy defects present in a diamond.
A new theory of superconductivity has been formulated by a researcher at the University of Tsukuba’s Division of Quantum Condensed Matter Physics.