Foam absorbs energy from sloshing liquids, Princeton scientists report in the journal Physics of Fluids.
As the festive season approaches, we look at some of the physical challenges faced by Santa as he distributes presents across the globe.
Brookhaven Lab and Stony Brook University researchers measure the quantum fluctuations behind a novel magnetic material's ultra-cold ferromagnetic phase transition.
A century ago, physicists used a tabletop “cloud chamber” to explore the motion of otherwise invisible particles. Today, they need giant machines to explore the bizarre frontiers of modern physics.
Physicists reveal that the real-time dynamics in a football game are subject to self-similarity characteristics in keeping with the laws of physics
Measurement Technology Continues to Show Its Potential for Quantum Information.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2013 to: Martin Karplus of the Université de Strasbourg, France and Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA; Michael Levitt Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA; and Arieh Warshel University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA.