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News: April 2017

Flash Physics: Cosmic-ray balloon, Tokamak Energy plasma, ripples in cosmic web, APS in open access scheme

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

The search is on for elusive particle decay

The Majorana Demonstrator is fully assembled and ready to run

Flash Physics: LISA Pathfinder beats static electricity, nanodiamonds enhance MRI, quantum pioneer bags prize

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

Competing claims over cause of cosmic cold spot

Voids are discounted as the source but some scientists disagree

Flash Physics: Self-gravitating midges, ALICE sees 'enhanced strangeness', single photon links quantum dots

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

Flash Physics: Sun’s magnetic reach revised, committee gender quotas analysed, CERN gears up for restart

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

Seeing through fog using noisy light

New method tracks objects in scattering media

Thousands march for science in Washington

Protestors gather in the US capital and at almost 600 other places across the world

Flash Physics: Supernova appears in four places, spins galore in germanium, Chinese rocket docks with space lab

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

Science not a priority in Trump White House, says physicist John Holdren

Former science adviser says Congress and industry will reject cuts to education and climate initiatives

Flash Physics: Exoplanet seekers are influential, how to see black-hole hair, alien life search comes up cold

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

Computer model helps explain how LIGO's black holes formed

COMPAS points theory behind gravitational wave detections in the right direction

Flash Physics: How to 3D print glass, more neutrons from laser fusion, cash for UK tokamak

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

Super Earth 'is best place to look for signs of life'

Rocky exoplanet is in habitable zone just 39 light-years away

Flash Physics: Metallic space fabric, Standard Model deviation at LHCb, accelerator milestone at European XFEL

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

How hurricanes replenish their vast supply of rainwater

Tropical cyclones devour moisture while on the move

Flash Physics: Drawing water from dry air, material glows under stress, physicist bags economics award

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

Ten superconducting qubits entangled by physicists in China

Group now aims to build a quantum simulator

Flash Physics: Lizards are cellular automatons, graphene keeps a lid on liquids, electron pulses outrun atoms

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

Three-photon interference measured at long last

Two independent groups eliminate single- and two-photon effects

Flash Physics: Wiggling keeps bats on target, pressure helps supercooled water flow, BELLE II rolls into place

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

How to weigh tiny objects using sound

Simple, low-cost device could be a boon to biologists

Flash Physics: Quantum diamonds are coupled, metal ions on Mars, Canada should spend more on science

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

Flash Physics: Newborn stars collide, wind creates rogue waves, ion-trap pioneer Hans Dehmelt dies

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

Bell correlations measured in 500,000 atoms

Spin-squeezed states form a deeply quantum system

Flash Physics: Superconductor is flexible, girls underestimate maths ability, super-Earth has atmosphere

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

Soliton molecules dance in a kaleidoscope of light

Control of light pulses could benefit pump-probe spectroscopy

Flash Physics: EHT begins black-hole imaging, nanoparticles help polymers flow, double-beta decay not found

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

Jumping droplets could cool computer chips

Curious effect could remove heat from hot spots

Flash Physics: Antineutrino anomaly not sterile neutrinos, laser boosts protons, silicon-III is a semiconductor

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

Miniature X-ray detector uses nano-antenna

Microscale device could be used to measure radiation inside the body

Flash Physics: Memristors are good synapses, graphene-oxide desalination, surface tension higher for short times

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

Microfluidic chip can detect HIV and MRSA

Device costs just $10 and works in just 30 min

Flash Physics: Graphene ink bags photography prize, small-scale structures in Alfvén waves, two-photon blockade

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

Brexit forces UK geoengineers to move to London Shard

British scientists eye capital's tallest tower after quitting EU programme