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New particle accelerator will be completely climate neutral

Large research facilities such as CERN use huge amounts of energy to accelerate particles up to high speed. But a new research facility have plans to be climate neutral and even lower CO2 reductions in the local area.

Physicist uses nuclear cloud to measure magnetic fields with incredible precision

Tiny cloud of caesium atoms can be used as an incredibly sensitive sensor which can measure the magnetic fields of nerve signals.

Cosmic dust change our understanding of the birth of the universe

A new study opens up for entirely new understanding of what the early universe looked like.

Scientists calculate the diffraction of light with quantum physics

New study brings physics closer to uniting Einstein's general theory of relativity and quantum mechanics.

Scientists discover impossible hydrogen bond

This type of bonding was previously considered near impossible.

Scientists observe exploding star through extremely rare cosmic phenomenon

Supernova discovery confirms Einstein's predictions and can be used to calculate the distribution of dark matter.

Black holes slow formation of new stars

New discovery helps us understand why galaxies have fewer stars than they're supposed to.

Mathematics to reveal the secrets of the brain

Researchers will now be using mathematical modelling and heavy computations to understand how the brain can both remember and learn.

Scientists stretch DNA with lasers

New experiment could lead to better DNA sequencing and understanding of fluid physics

Historic discovery: huge electric field occurs spontaneously in laughing gas

Scientists have discovered a new, astonishing electric phenomenon.