Author(s): Takanobu Amano
Satellites orbiting near the edge of Earth’s magnetosphere have measured the velocities of ions accelerated by a shockwave with unprecedented temporal resolution.
[Physics 9, 117] Published Wed Oct 12, 2016
Before and after images, also known as a temporal pair, of a region on the moon shows a new crater has formed. NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiters snapped the first in Oct. 2012 and the second, now showing a crater, in April 2013.
China recently launched a satellite into orbit with a unique feature: it has the ability to send information securely, not with mathematical encryption but by using the fundamental laws of physics. China will be the first country to...
Author(s): Peter Wolf Free-space laser links have been used to synchronize optical clocks with an unprecedented uncertainty of femtoseconds. [Physics 9, 51] Published Wed May 11, 2016
A new ion microscope with nanometer-scale resolution builds up images using single ions emitted one at a time from an ion trap. [Physics] Published Wed Jul 20, 2016