Condensed matter

Giorgio Parisi’s work, which won him a share of the 2021 Nobel Prize in physics, has a surprisingly wide range of applications.
Will Sullivan, Staff Writer
Scientists plan to announce the successful creation of the material in an upcoming paper.
Karen Kwon, Contributor
Scientists have crushed the quest for room temperature superconductors, but only at ridiculously high pressures.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
The hydrogen compound requires extremely high pressure to maintain its extraordinary properties.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
By overlapping materials with periodic properties, scientists can detect features otherwise too small to be seen directly.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
Super high-pressure experiments take science to extremes.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
Defects in crystals may be useful for designing spintronic devices, which use the magnetic properties of electrons for processing information.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
The technique could help scientists better understand why certain materials have the properties they do.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
Scientists have just found out that zinc sulfide, a relatively common semiconductor material, becomes pliable when kept in the dark.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
Researchers use machine learning to solve the long standing “sign problem” in computational physics.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
Before learning what can be done with graphene, we need to know what can be done to graphene.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
Researchers use computer simulations to learn how water forms different kinds of ice.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer