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Physicist explains X-rays that shouldn"t exist in "cold" plasma

For about 20 years, Caltech Professor of Applied Physics Paul Bellan and his group have been creating magnetically accelerated jets of plasma, an electrically conducting gas composed of ions and electrons, in a vacuum chamber big enough to hold a per.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 5th, 2023

Engineers use AI to wrangle fusion power for the grid

In the blink of an eye, the unruly, superheated plasma that drives a fusion reaction can lose its stability and escape the strong magnetic fields confining it within the donut-shaped fusion reactor. These getaways frequently spell the end of the reac.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 49 min. ago

14 parameters in one go: New instrument for optoelectronics

An HZB physicist has developed a new method for the comprehensive characterization of semiconductors in a single measurement. The "Constant Light-Induced Magneto-Transport (CLIMAT)" is based on the Hall effect and allows the recording of 14 different.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 49 min. ago

Cracking the code to a healthier potato chip

In a breakthrough for the snack food industry, a team of scientists led by Michigan State University professors Jiming Jiang and David Douches has discovered a key mechanism behind the darkening and potential health concerns associated with cold-stor.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 49 min. ago

Apple is hardening iMessage encryption now to protect it from a threat that doesn"t exist yet

Apple is overhauling the cryptographic security of iMessage by introducing a new messaging protocol to thwart advanced computing that has yet to become a feasible threat, and probably won't for years.iMessage on an iPhoneApple already includes end-to.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News20 hr. 49 min. ago

Plasma scientists develop computer programs that could reduce the cost of microchips, stimulate manufacturing

Fashioned from the same element found in sand and covered by intricate patterns, microchips power smartphones, augment appliances and aid the operation of cars and airplanes......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2024

Diving into the secret life of mixed-species dolphin groups in Australia

In-depth research of two of Australia's dolphin species shows how their behaviors have evolved to co-exist and form mixed-species groups in northwestern Australia......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2024

How to hide apps on your iPhone

Whether you want some privacy or don't want to be embarrassed, it's easy to hide apps on an iPhone. This article explains exactly how to do it step-by-step......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2024

3 underrated Tubi movies that are perfect to watch for the winter

From a classic World War II movie to a modern horror masterpiece, these three Tubi movies are the perfect way to spend a cold winter evening......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2024

What does Lake Washington"s warming mean for its future?

The region's cold, watery heart is nestled between Seattle and the Eastside. It uniquely supports two major roadways atop floating bridges, has offered beachgoers a summertime respite for decades and is central to the identity of the Seattle area's c.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2024

5 underrated Netflix TV shows that are perfect to watch for the winter

Looking for a new show to watch? These five underrated Netflix shows are perfect for the cold winter, and include a sci-fi comedy, a horror thriller, and more......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2024

3 underrated Paramount+ movies that are perfect to watch in the winter

Need an excuse to stay inside while the weather's still cold? Then catch the three underrated Paramount+ movies that are perfect to watch for the winter......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2024

PS5 Presidents’ Day deals: Console bundles, games, and more

Retailers have slashed the price of the PlayStation 5, as well as games and accessories for the console, so gamers shouldn't miss these Presidents' Day deals......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2024

CERN researchers measure speed of sound in the quark–gluon plasma more precisely than ever before

Neutron stars in the universe, ultracold atomic gases in the laboratory, and the quark–gluon plasma created in collisions of atomic nuclei at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC): they may seem totally unrelated but, surprisingly enough, they have somet.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2024

Lab study creates artificial magnetosphere to explore spontaneous excitation of chorus emissions

A dipole magnetic field, created by a ring current, is the most fundamental type of magnetic field that is found both in laboratories and in space. Planetary magnetospheres, such as Jupiter's, effectively confine plasma......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2024

James Webb photographs two potential exoplanets orbiting white dwarfs

The James Webb Space Telescope recently imaged two potential exoplanets orbiting around small, cold cores of dead stars called white dwarfs......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2024

5 underrated Amazon Prime Video TV shows that are perfect to watch in the winter

The cold winter is a good time to watch these 5 underrated shows on Amazon Prime Video, which includes two great sci-fi shows and an acclaimed 2023 series......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2024

3 underrated Hulu shows that are perfect to watch for the winter

The weather may be cold outside, but we've got three underrated Hulu shows to recommend that are perfect to watch for the winter......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2024

11 cold-stunned sea turtles returned to Atlantic after rehabilitation in Florida

Workers from Clearwater Marine Aquarium in Florida have released 11 cold-stunned Kemp's ridley sea turtles back into the Atlantic Ocean......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2024

Astronomers investigate the atmosphere of a nearby cold brown dwarf

Using the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), astronomers have observed a nearby cold brown dwarf designated WISEPA J182831.08+265037.8 (or WISE 1828 for short). The observations delivered important insights into the composition of the object's atmosp.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2024

AI-powered romantic chatbots are a privacy nightmare

They collect massive amounts of data with little disclosure about its use. Enlarge (credit: iStock via Getty Images) You shouldn’t trust any answers a chatbot sends you. And you probably shouldn’t trust it with your.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2024