Atomic and molecular physics
The properties of friction change from one situation to the next, so a universal explanation doesn't exist.
The hydrogen compound requires extremely high pressure to maintain its extraordinary properties.
A glimpse into the history of the start of the atomic age.
The experimental technique could help reveal the fundamental chemistry in photosynthesis and photovoltaic materials.
Scientists have developed a way to encourage a single electron to hop atop a silicon atom, a feat that may find applications in future nanoscale electronics.
The noble gas can help bring atoms together.
Scientists describe a physical system that is both below “absolute zero” and above “absolute hot” at the same time.
Vital work by scientists leads to one of the most important physics experiments in history.
Why we ramped up fusion energy research (Part 5 of a 5-part series).
The early history of fusion energy (Part 4 of a 5-part series).
Giant magnets used for nuclear fusion weigh almost as much as 747 jet plane (Part 3 of a 5-part series).
The boundless benefits of fusion energy (Part 2 of a 5-part series).