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Oct 21, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of researchers led by Dr Vladlen Shvedov of the Australian National University’s Laser Physics Center in Canberra, Australia, has built what they say is the first long-distance optical tractor beam. Australian National University scientists adjusting the hollow laser beam. Image credit: Stuart Hay. “Demonstration of a large scale laser beam like this is a kind of holy grail for laser physicists,” said Prof Wieslaw Krolikowski of the Laser...

Oct 12, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to scientists from CERN’s LHCb experiment, the discovery of a new type of meson, named Ds3*(2860)ˉ, will transform our understanding of...

Oct 6, 2014 by Sci-News.com

The Majorana fermion – a mysterious particle that is its own antiparticle – has been observed for the first time. An artist’s conception...

Sep 14, 2014 by Sci-News.com

After more than seventy years of attempts to solve the mystery of Death Valley’s sailing stones, U.S. researchers led by Dr Brian Jackson of Boise...

Aug 31, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A multinational collaboration of physicists has directly detected neutrinos created by the proton-proton fusion process going on at the heart of the Sun. Physicists...

Jul 23, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A new study, published in the Journal of Applied Physics, uses a now-famous law of physics called the Constructal law to witness the evolution of airplane...

Jun 25, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Based on the discovery of the Higgs boson and the recent results from the BICEP2 collaboration, UK physicists have made a surprising prediction: the Universe...

Jun 23, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A group of physicists at the University of Queensland in Australia has used photons to simulate quantum particles traveling through a wormhole back in...

Jun 23, 2014 by Sci-News.com

New research conducted by physicists from CERN’s Compact Muon Solenoid experiment at the Large Hadron Collider has confirmed that the Higgs boson...