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News: January 2017

Magnetic skyrmions could help make low-energy artificial 'brains'

Calculations suggest memory and learning could be mimicked by quasiparticles

Flash Physics: Artificial skin feels heat, Earth's footprint on the Moon, baryon decay glimpses CP violation

Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Analogue black hole could be made from plasma mirror

Proposed experiment could test information-loss paradox

Flash Physics: Detecting life's signature, UK to pull out of Euratom, nuclear-clock lifetime measured

Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Light recorded mimicking a sonic boom

Ultrafast imaging records a photonic Mach cone

Has metallic hydrogen been seen at long last?

Highly reflective hydrogen observed at extremely high pressures

Flash Physics: Sound can halt tsunamis, scientists to march on Washington, H0LiCOW measures Hubble constant

Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Uncertainty for science under Trump

Scientists remain unsure about what to expect from the Trump administration

Flash Physics: Fishy armour, giant telescope picks leader, E-XFEL welcomes proposals, Bruker buys Hysitron

Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Acoustic frequency comb measures up

New device could be used as a low-frequency standard

Flash Physics: Ancient solar system was unstable, light pushes and pulls, detecting hidden machinery

Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Quasi-phase transition spotted in water-filled carbon nanotubes

Discovery could lead to better drug delivery and water desalination

Flash Physics: Invisibility cloak for foggy days, new topological metals, world's highest telescope

Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Former Lawrence Livermore physicist begins jail term

Quantum-computing scientist guilty of research-funding fraud

Optical supercavity drives tiny and efficient laser

New laser is based on effect first predicted in 1929

Flash Physics: Robot hugs broken heart, cool magnetic storage, antiprotons prop up Standard Model

Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Dark energy emerges when energy conservation is violated

Alternative explanation for accelerating expansion of the universe

Flash Physics: Tornado mystery solved at long last, nanoparticles self-heal, firm bags £35m nuclear contract

Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Squeezed light plays a quantum drum

Microscopic drum cooled below quantum limit

Flash Physics: Huge wave seen on Venus, why some galaxies die early, free-electron laser opens in China

Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Stretchable transistor could be a second skin

Devices could monitor blood glucose levels

Flash Physics: Species diversity explained, how turbulence affects wind farms, astronomical society awards medals

Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Sonic tractor beam can be made for less than $90

Simple device can be 3D printed

Flash Physics: Home computers find pulsars, 3D graphene could be stronger than steel, SESAME opens

Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Flash Physics: Gold theory and experiment reunited, fish in space, Brexit implications for universities

Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Ultra-low-cost, hand-powered centrifuge is inspired by whirligig toy

Device can separate blood into its component parts

Flash Physics: SpaceX resumes space flights, Xenocs buys SAXSLAB, SNOLAB bags C$26m

Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics

New super-resolution microscope combines Nobel-winning technologies

New technique achieves nanometre-scale resolution quickly

Flash Physics: Hall effect is inverted, XENON100 excludes DAMA dark-matter detection, new NASA missions

Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Semiconductor discs could boost night vision

New fabrication technique makes frequency doubling more accessible

Flash Physics: Skyrmions veer off, antineutrinos monitor nuclear fuel, physicists mourn three stars

Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Optical clock mimics spin–orbit coupling

Simulation could shed light on topological insulators and superconductors