A novel experimental geometry at the Linac Coherent Light Source reveals, for the first time, how silicon responds to shocks similar to those in a planet's core.
Yes. Such condensates, analogous to those in carbon-12, in heavier nuclei could change how we describe certain elements.
Spectroscopic measurements reveal that main ions flow much faster than impurities at the edge of fusion-relevant plasmas.
The two most abundant elements in the universe, hydrogen and helium, were previously thought to be impossible to measure by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy.
Surprisingly, a magnetic island does not necessarily perturb the plasma current in a dangerous way and destroy fusion performance.
The 3.7-billion-year-old structures were considered the first evidence for life on the planet; new evidence suggests differently.
Scientists discover why solar flares produce X-rays; a few electrons avoid collisions and accelerate to produce a microsecond burst.
Scientists use implanted silicon ions and electricity to increase the spin time of quantum bits, moving closer to the tech needed for quantum networks.
Optimized oxides made from common metals use less energy and show the potential of new design approach.
Particle crowding interferes with moving energy efficiently along promising molecular chains.
Scientists catch details with atomic resolution, potentially helping design systems to use sunlight and water to produce fuels.
Far from being a mere spectator, solvents can play a larger role in chemical reactions, likely including those used in energy storage and biology.
Researchers watch and measure in real time charge dynamics between layers of oxide materials, offering insights into solar cells.
Soil moisture is key to determining plant growth and nutrient cycling in complex tundra landscapes.
Hydrogel pores can modify the molecular-level motion of water and dissolved ions.
Computer model offers detailed view of water cycling and complex Earth system dynamics.
Molecular studies show phage-host interactions are more complicated than most laboratory studies suggest.
Direct interactions dominate ion adsorption to aqueous graphene, a process central to vital processes in energy technology.
Scientists investigate a threshold for rapid ice-sheet degradation in the West Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Characterizing carbon stored in deeper sediments below soils is critical for understanding the stability and dynamics of Earth's carbon pool.
New crime scene investigation technique offers a hard look at the traces that particles leave before fleeing the scene.
The MicroBooNE experiment demonstrates the use of machine learning to interpret images made by a liquid-argon particle detector.
Scientists developed a method to better distinguish the tracks that particles leave behind in liquid argon.
A careful consideration of electric fields could lead to faster industrial processes that use less energy and release less waste.
Findings could rewrite textbooks about molecular structure for solvent ubiquitous in chemistry and biology.