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Hyperbolic Metamaterials Enable Nanoscale ‘Fingerprinting’

Hyperbolic metamaterials are artificially made structures that can be formed by depositing alternating thin layers of a conductor such as silver or graphene onto a substrate. One of their special abilities is supporting the propagation of a very...
8-Feb-2019 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Better Assessing Bacterial Sensitivity to Antibiotics Could Change How Drugs Are Prescribed

We rely on antibiotics to treat bacterial infections, but the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria forces doctors and patients to contend with shifting treatment plans. Furthermore, current laboratory tests to determine what bacteria is causing a...
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Call For Entries: Awards For Science Communication

The American Institute of Physics and the Acoustical Society of America are both accepting submissions for their respective 2019 science communication awards.
31-Jan-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Fluid Dynamics Simulation Reveals the Underlying Physics of Liquid Jet Cleaning

Semiconductor manufacturing involve cleaning processes, and it’s become highly desirable to use physical cleaning techniques such as liquid jets or underwater ultrasound instead of toxic chemicals. Now, mechanical engineers specializing in the...
25-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

A New Way to Measure Solar Panel Degradation

How does one inspect solar panels in real time, in a way that is both cost-effective and time-efficient? Parveen Bhola, and Saurabh Bhardwaj, researchers at India’s Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, have spent the last few years...
10-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Particle Physicist Fabiola Gianotti Wins 2018 Tate Award for International Leadership in Physics

The American Institute of Physics announced today that it has awarded the 2018 John Torrence Tate Award for International Leadership in Physics to Italian physicist Fabiola Gianotti, “in recognition of her leadership as Spokesperson of the ATLAS...
10-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Edwin A. Bergin Wins the 2019 Heineman Prize for Astrophysics

The Heineman Foundation, the American Institute of Physics and American Astronomical Society congratulate Edwin A. Bergin, professor and chair of astronomy at the University of Michigan, for winning the 2019 Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics,...
8-Jan-2019 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

A Major Step Closer to a Viable Recording Material for Future Hard Disk Drives

Magnetic recording is the primary technology underpinning today’s large-scale data storage, and companies are racing to develop new hard disk devices capable of recording densities greater than 1 terabit per square inch. In AIP Advances, from AIP...
20-Dec-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Comment Available on 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics

6-Oct-2015 6:05 AM EDT

Under the Microscope: 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry; AIP Congratulates Eric Betzig, Stefan Hell and William Moerner

8-Oct-2014 10:45 AM EDT

Shedding Light on 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics: AIP CEO Fred Dylla Available for Comment on Significance of Blue LEDs for Science and Society

7-Oct-2014 6:00 AM EDT

Experts Available and Audio Commentary: Nobel Prize in Physics

4-Oct-2012 4:55 PM EDT

The Spin Racket: Ping-Pong Champs Are Intuitive Masters of Fluid Dynamics

Curve balls may help a pitcher strike out batters in baseball; and some nasty spin can make an opponent sweat to return a tennis serve. But more so than in any other ball game, in table tennis – where the ball is so light and so small –dedicated...
8-Aug-2012 10:00 AM EDT

Experts Available: Fluid Dynamics and Ship Experts Discuss the Science of the Costa Concordia

When the cruise liner Costa Concordia drew too close to shore near the Italian island of Giglio, a large rocky outcrop quickly sliced through the ship’s hull. While many questions about the dynamics at play during that disaster remain unanswered,...
27-Feb-2012 8:00 AM EST

Experts Available: Nobel Prize in Physics – Discovery, Impacts, and History

The Nobel Prize in Physics will be announced Tuesday, October 4. The prize is given for the most groundbreaking and influential research. Its history chronicles many of the discoveries that underpin not only modern technology, but also our...
30-Sep-2011 11:00 AM EDT

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