Scientists Have Used Graphene to Squeeze Light Into a Space Smaller Than Its Wavelength

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert This shouldn’t be possible. With the help of the increasingly useful material graphene, scientists have managed to confine light … Continue reading Scientists Have Used Graphene to Squeeze Light Into a Space Smaller Than Its Wavelength

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Physicists Are About to Attempt The ‘Impossible’ – Turning Light Into Matter

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert E=mc2 becomes m=E/c2. Theoretically, it should be possible to turn light into matter. In practice, well – “easier said … Continue reading Physicists Are About to Attempt The ‘Impossible’ – Turning Light Into Matter

Researchers turn light upside down

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Illustration of waves propagating away from a point-like source. Left: Regular wave … Continue reading Researchers turn light upside down

Reflecting light off satellite backs up Wheeler’s quantum theory thought experiment

The experiment consisted of shooting a laser beam at a beam splitter, which aimed the beam at a satellite traveling in low Earth orbit, which reflected it back to Earth.

Diamond needles emit intense bunches of electrons when illuminated by light

Scanning electron micrograph of an individual diamond needle fixed in a silicon holder. Credit: V. Porshyn et al. ©2017 American Institute of Physics (Phys.org)—For the first time, researchers have demonstrated … Continue reading Diamond needles emit intense bunches of electrons when illuminated by light

The Biggest Unsolved Mysteries in Physics

Pandora’s box In 1900, the British physicist Lord Kelvin is said to have pronounced: “There is nothing new to be discovered in physics now. All that remains is more and … Continue reading The Biggest Unsolved Mysteries in Physics

Light, the company that’s building a 10-lens camera, wants you to know photography is changing

Smartphones have fundamentally changed the world: Information is more readily available, computer sales are declining, and most people now have a high-quality camera in their pocket. As pocket computers become … Continue reading Light, the company that’s building a 10-lens camera, wants you to know photography is changing