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Research aims to use sunlight to turn captured CO2 into fuel

After decades of effort, an international study team reports “promising” first steps in using sunlight to convert captured carbon dioxide into fuel. Led by Lund University in Sweden, researchers from Sweden, Denmark, Germany, China and Russia successfully used a photocatalytic…

Research team reaches milestone in proton irradiation

Fast proton irradiation is a more effective and less invasive cancer treatment than X-rays. However, modern proton therapy requires large particle accelerators, for which experts are investigating alternative accelerator concepts, such as laser systems for accelerate protons. Such systems are…

HipBone, GPU-enabled asynchronous tasks, auto-tuning, and more.

In this regular feature, HPCwire highlights recently published research in the high performance computing community and related fields. From parallel programming to exascale to quantum computing, the details are here. A two-MPI process mesh arrangement of third-order 2D spectral elements….

USask research collaboration shows rise in wildfires could slow recovery of Earth’s ozone layer – Reuters

USask PhD candidate, Kimberlee Dube. (Photo: Submitted) The major goal of ozone layer is to protect the Earth and its creatures from the Sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays. University of Saskatchewan (USask) physics professors Dr. Adam Bourassa (PhD) and Dr. Doug…

What is the “gold leaf experience”? Geiger-Marsden experiments explained

The Geiger-Marsden experiment, also called gold sheet experiment or α-particle scattering experiments, refers to a series of experiments from the early 20th century that gave physicists their first insight into the structure of the atomic nucleus and the physics underlying…

Microgravity experiments could help future space missions find water

New research on generating oxygen from water found on the surfaces of other planets could help support future long-term missions to the Moon and Mars. Researchers from the University of Glasgow and their colleagues made a series of grueling microgravity…

Microgravity experiments could help space missions find water

New research on generating oxygen from water could help support long-term missions to the Moon and Mars. Researchers from the University of Glasgow carried out a series of microgravity flights to study how the planets’ different gravitational attractions might affect…

Launch of TU Eindhoven research on air purification in schools

Can air purifiers in classrooms contain corona infections? This is the question that Bert Blocken, professor of building physics at TU Eindhoven, virologist Marc Van Ranst from KU Leuven and Leen Peeters from the consulting firm Th!nk-E want to answer…

New research reveals oxygen ions in Jupiter’s innermost radiation belts

NNA | Update: January 23, 2022 12:03 STI Berlin [Germany], Jan 23 (ANI): NASA ended its Galileo mission to Jupiter on September 21, 2003, nearly 20 years ago. Today, German scientists have uncovered a new secret from the mission’s vast…

WT team publishes research that could lead to a breakthrough in understanding fundamental physics – The PRAIRIE

Photo provided by WT Communication and Marketing Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected] CANYON, Texas — The research of a West Texas A&M University professor and two students who could help with the search for theoretical particles has been published…

New research could help scientists uncover the physics of solar wind

A new study by researchers at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, using data from NASA’s Parker Solar Probe, provides insight into what generates and accelerates the solar wind, a stream of charged particles released from the corona. solar. Understanding…

New research could help scientists unravel the physics of solar wind

January 15, 2022 (News from Nanowerk) A new study by researchers at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, using data from NASA’s Parker Solar Probe, provides insight into what generates and accelerates the solar wind, a stream of charged particles…

The best of science in 2021 – Editor’s choice

In 2021, the pandemic continued under new avatars, presenting us with different challenges. Intrepid researchers have delved into distant fields of science, and we, at Research questions has strived to bring these fascinating finds to the fore. As we move…

Remote areas are no havens for biodiversity, research finds – ScienceDaily

An international research team led by Associate Professor Giovanni Strona of the University of Helsinki has identified a general macroecological mechanism that calls for a reexamination of global conservation strategies. “To truly understand how global change affects natural communities and…

Different Traits: Using Artificial Intelligence to Distinguish Art

Scientists and artists from Case Western Reserve University collaborate to develop an artistic algorithm capable of distinguishing the brushstrokes of different painters ‘at the hairline’ A team of scientists and art historians at Case Western Reserve University claim to have…

Towards the realization of megatesla magnetic fields in the laboratory – sciencedaily

Recently, a research team from Osaka University successfully demonstrated the generation of megaatesla (MT) order magnetic fields via three-dimensional particle simulations on the laser-matter interaction. The strength of MT magnetic fields is 1 to 10 billion times stronger than that…

Experiments confirm the unique response of a quantum material to circularly polarized laser light

Newswise – When the COVID-19 pandemic ended experiments at the Department of Energy’s National SLAC Accelerator Lab early last year, Shambhu Ghimire’s research group was forced to find another way to study an intriguing research target: quantum materials known as…

Skyrmions could be the future of computing; X-ray experiments reveal their secrets

Scientists have long known that magnetism is created by the spins of electrons that line up in certain ways. But about a decade ago, they discovered another layer of astonishing complexity in magnetic materials: Under the right conditions, these spins…

Analytical Laboratory Services Market 2021

A new report on the Business Intelligence Analytical Laboratory Services Market recently released by Data Lab Forecast only focuses on satisfactory solutions for the users. The market research includes analysis, forecast and revenue from 2020 to 2028. Global Analytical Laboratory…

Experiments confirm the uniq of a quantum material

Image: Laser light is generally linearly polarized, which means that its waves oscillate in only one direction – up and down, in the example on the left. But it can also be circularly polarized, to the right, so that its…

Topological insulators conduct electricity on their surfaces but not through their interiors. – ScienceDaily

When the COVID-19 pandemic ended experiments at the Department of Energy’s National Accelerator Laboratory SLAC early last year, Shambhu Ghimire’s research group was forced to find another way to to study an intriguing research target: quantum materials known as topological…

X-ray experiments reveal secrets of Skyrmions

Skyrmions are small vortices or vortices created by the spins of electrons when magnetic fields are applied to certain magnetic materials. (Credit: Greg Stewart / SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, based on numerical simulations by Sergio Montoya / UC San Diego…

Using theories and experiments, researchers show how apples get their distinct cusp-shaped characteristics – sciencedaily

Apples are among the oldest and most recognizable fruits in the world. But have you ever really thought about the shape of an apple? Apples are relatively spherical, except for that characteristic dimple at the top where the stem grows….

Experiments reveal electric sparks are possible on Mars

Experiments in a chamber under Martian-like conditions in a University of Oregon lab suggest that small sparks can be triggered by friction under normal atmospheric conditions. Friction caused by dry Martian dust particles coming into contact with each other can…

Experiments prove quantum computational errors are correlated, linked to cosmic rays

In experiments at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, researchers found that fluctuations in the electrical charge of several quantum bits, or “qubits,” can be strongly correlated, as opposed to completely random and independent. The team also linked tiny disturbances causing errors…

Shock-Free Compression Experiments Set New Extreme Pressure Scales

Using the world’s most energetic laser and the world’s most powerful pulsed power plant, an international research team has derived new pressure scales for gold and platinum at 1 teapascal. To test the Standard Model of particle physics, scientists often…