Search and Discovery
When physicists and astronomers got to look at the heavens in x rays and neutrinos, they found wondrous surprises.
This year’s recipients helped adapt mass spectroscopy and nuclear magnetic resonance to the study of proteins.
A new technique focuses time-reversed sound onto a spot more than an order of magnitude smaller than the sound’s wavelength.
Issues and Events
A growing source of gamma rays at Duke has scientists eager to glean insights into nuclear structure and nuclear astrophysics. At the same facility, meanwhile, energies are being edged down toward the biologically significant water window.
How will Earth’s climate respond to ongoing changes in greenhouse gases and ocean circulation? Answers about the future might be found in the past.
Korteweg’s late 19th century studies of van der Waals mixtures anticipated important work to be done in the 20th century, and the types of questions he tackled continue to be of interest.