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Jan 21, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of physicists at the University of Rochester has used lasers to make metal surfaces extremely water repellent, or super-hydrophobic. A water droplet bouncing off a laser-treated platinum surface. Image credit: J. Adam Fenster / University of Rochester. Super-hydrophobic materials are desirable for a number of applications such as rust prevention, anti-icing, or even in sanitation uses. However, most current hydrophobic materials rely on chemical...

Jan 16, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists led by Dr Jason Petta of Princeton University has built a rice grain-sized microwave laser, or maser, powered by single electrons...

Dec 9, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab physicists using one of the most powerful lasers in the world have accelerated electrons to the highest energies ever recorded...

Nov 26, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists led by Dr Sunghwan Jung of Virginia Tech has identified and modeled the fluid dynamics at play when dogs (Canis lupus familiaris)...

Nov 20, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of physicists from Denmark, Finland and the United Kingdom, led by Dr Matti Herranen University of Copenhagen, says that the spacetime curvature...

Nov 19, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Physicists at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider beauty (LHCb) experiment today announced the discovery of two new baryon particles, named Ξb’- and...

Nov 18, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Two physicists – Dr Maxim Pospelov from the University of Victoria and Prof Andrei Derevianko of the University of Nevada, Reno – have proposed...

Nov 10, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Two years after CERN scientists announced the discovery of the famed and elusive Higgs Boson, a team of physicists from Denmark, Belgium, and the United...

Nov 3, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Parallel universes really exist and interact, says a team of scientists from the University of California Davis and Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia....