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News: June 2017

NEMO-3 hunts for ultra-rare beta decay

Search for new type of lepton-number violation draws a blank

Supermassive black holes in orbital dance

Flash Physics: need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Scientists honoured by the Institute of Physics

Flash Physics: need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Single photon can encode quantum information in 10 dimensions

Flash Physics: need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Qatar blockade highlights fragility of helium supply

Exclusive news-analysis piece looks at the future of helium cryogenics

Krypton nuclei coexist in two distorted shapes

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UK will fund Joint European Torus beyond Brexit

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'Nightmare' geometry of Uranus creates tumbling magnetosphere

The ice-giant's magnetosphere opens and closes on a daily basis

Four new beamlines to be built at The European Synchrotron

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CERN welcomes Lithuania as associate member

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Dark-matter constraints tightened after LUX no-shows

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How to make topological plasmons in graphene

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Mystery of floppy solar jets is solved at last

Neutral particles help create fast-moving plasma spicules

Flash Physics: 3D map of Tycho supernova remnant, cosmic glycerol made here on Earth

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'Momentum microscope' measures quantum correlations

Many-body problem solved for colliding condensates

Flash Physics: Dead galaxy mystifies astronomers, a photon dam bursts, Space Industry Bill for the UK

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Flash Physics: X-rays reveal virus structure, Qatar blockade could affect helium supplies, LISA gets go-ahead

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Optical centrifuge magnetizes molecular gas

Technique could produce large numbers of spin-polarized electrons

Flash Physics: Physics of skull building, exoplanets come in two sizes, South Korea begins nuclear phase-out

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'Molecules' of light wiggle and jiggle

Soliton pairs vibrate like two bonded atoms

Flash Physics: LIGO gravitational waves are not noise, stretching relaxes white blood cells, India joins ESRF

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Entanglement distributed over 1200 km by quantum satellite

Orbiting photon source shatters distance record

China launches X-ray telescope

Black holes and neutron stars will be studied by the new instrument

Octopus-inspired adhesive could heal wounds

Tiny suction cups could also improve semiconductor manufacturing

Flash Physics: US energy agency needs more time, Sun's runaway twin, chemical analysis of fingerprints

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Rotational superradiance spotted as water swirls down a drain

"Bathtub-wave" experiment could shed light on black-hole physics

Flash Physics: Eels have a compass, ancient galaxy alignment puzzles, research productivity rises in Spain

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Superfluid polaritons seen at room temperature

Quasiparticles could be put to work in optical circuits

Flash Physics: Hubble tracks dancing stars, 'little brother' Higgs not found, living diode from muscle cells

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A ‘plasma broom’ for cleaning on Mars

Scientists develop a device to sweep away Martian dust

Flash Physics: Dark universe simulation, ferromagnetic 2D material, life ingredient found in stellar system

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Is turbulent flow universal after all?

Logarithmic relation holds true for different channel types

Flash Physics: Bent light reveals stellar mass, amorphous topological insulators, Tibetan Plateau rose rapidly

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Fibre-linked atomic clocks put special relativity to the test

Time dilation confirmed to one part in 100 million by researchers in three European nations

Flash Physics: Quantum cryptography for aircraft, AI boosts X-ray probe, cold nebula born in stellar collision

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Flash Physics: CERN’s high-school interns, more female engineers manage, exoplanet twins are nearly identical

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Robust marbles are made of air

Tough microsphere shells protect gas bubbles

Flash Physics: Supernova kicks black-hole spin, neutron-star probe launches, award-winning planetary scientists

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Flash Physics: Exoplanet has huge rings, International Day of Light for 2018, LIGO pioneer bags €750,000 prize

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LIGO bags its third black-hole merger

Gravitational waves from event hint that the two black-holes' spins were not aligned