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Astronomy Picture of the Day: Deep Field: Nebulae of Sagittarius
May 21, 2019

Deep Field: Nebulae of Sagittarius These three bright nebulae are often featured on telescopic tours of the constellation Sagittarius and the crowded starfields of the central Milky Way. In fact, 18th century cosmic tourist Charles Messier...

Scientific American Physics Feed (Top 5 items)

  1. Basic Quantum Research Will Transform Science and Industry (Fri May 17 11:00 am)
    All most people hear about is quantum computing, but that's hardly the whole story -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
  2. Duking It Out with Quantum Mechanics (Tue May 7 11:00 am)
    A longtime professor of astronomy continues to wrestle with the strangeness of it all -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
  3. Spin-Swapping Particles Could Be "Quantum Cheshire Cats" (Mon May 6 5:45 am)
    A proposed experiment to swap fundamental properties between photons carries profound implications for our understanding of reality itself -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
  4. Cosmos, Quantum and Consciousness: Is Science Doomed to Leave Some Questions Unanswered? (Wed May 1 5:45 am)
    Physicists, philosophers debate whether research can ever solve certain mysteries of the universe—and the human mind -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
  5. New Model Aims to Solve Mystery of the Moon's Formation (Tue Apr 30 7:19 pm)
    Scientists propose that the moon could have formed when a Mars-sized object slammed into an Earth covered in magma seas. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

PhysicsWorld Headline News (Top 5 items)

  1. Physicists beat Lorentz reciprocity for microwave transmission (Thu Feb 22 8:27 am)
    New device could boost telecommunications and be adapted for photonics
  2. Japan's SuperKEKB set for first particle collisions (Wed Feb 21 8:45 am)
    Revamped accelerator will soon be smashing electrons and positrons together
  3. Wood-based 'supermaterial' is stronger and tougher than steel (Wed Feb 21 8:10 am)
    New material is made by compressing treated wood
  4. Three photons bind together to make a ?molecule? of light (Tue Feb 20 10:06 am)
    Technique could be used to create quantum-information systems
  5. Nuclear excitation by electron capture seen at long last (Tue Feb 20 7:55 am)
    Breakthrough could lead to new type of energy source

EurekaAlert Chemistry, Physics, and Materials Sciences News (Top 5 items)

  1. Serving the future: the new science of food (Mon May 20 11:00 pm)
    (Springer) New Springer book explains the influences of modern science on the way we eat. How nanotechnology and personalized nutrition aim at improving our health and well-being.
  2. Re-designing hydrogenases (Mon May 20 11:00 pm)
    (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) EPFL chemists have synthesized the first ever functional non-native metal hydrogenase.
  3. Original kilogram replaced -- new International System of Units (SI) entered into force (Mon May 20 11:00 pm)
    (Forschungsverbund Berlin) In addition to Ampere, Kelvin, Mol and Co., the kilogram also is now defined by a natural constant. In concrete terms, this means that the original kilogram, which has been the measure of all things for 130 years,...
  4. Using 3D to test personalised treatments in five days (Mon May 20 11:00 pm)
    (Université de Genève) Researchers (UNIGE) have devised a cell co-culture platform that reproduces a patient's tumour structure in 3D. The scientists can use it to test several drugs or their combinations at different stages of the tumour's...
  5. Inhibition of protein phosphorylation promotes optic nerve regeneration after injury (Mon May 20 11:00 pm)
    (Waseda University) Research results from a recent study led by a Waseda University-led team suggest that the inhibition of phosphorylation of microtubule-binding protein CRMP2 could be a novel approach to the development of treatments for...

EurekaAlert Space & Planetary Science News (Top 5 items)

  1. Formation of the moon brought water to Earth (Mon May 20 11:00 pm)
    (University of Münster) As the only terrestrial planet, the Earth has a large amount of water and a relatively large moon, which stabilizes the Earth's axis. Both are essential for life to develop on Earth. Planetologists from the University...
  2. Water formation on the Moon demonstrated by UH Manoa scientists (Mon May 20 11:00 pm)
    (University of Hawaii at Manoa) Chemistry Professor Ralf I. Kaiser and HIGP's Jeffrey Gillis-Davis designed the experiments to test the synergy between hydrogen protons from solar wind, lunar minerals, and micrometeorite impacts.
  3. Giant impact caused difference between moon's hemispheres (Sun May 19 11:00 pm)
    (American Geophysical Union) The stark difference between the moon's heavily-cratered farside and the lower-lying open basins of the Earth-facing nearside has puzzled scientists for decades. Now, new evidence about the moon's crust suggests...
  4. NAM 2019: First media announcement (Sun May 19 11:00 pm)
    (Royal Astronomical Society) Around 500 astronomers and space scientists will gather at Lancaster University, from 30 June - 4 July, for the Royal Astronomical Society National Astronomy Meeting 2019 (NAM 2019). The conference is the largest...
  5. Gas insulation could be protecting an ocean inside Pluto (Sun May 19 11:00 pm)

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