Search and Discovery
New measurements hint at the presence of a volcano underneath the Greenland ice sheet.
The atoms in a BEC assemble gregariously into a coherent whole, but in a periodic potential that’s sufficiently strong, they can separate into an array of isolated atoms.
Quantization imposes a lower limit on the energy of a neutron trapped in a gravitational potential well.
Issues and Events
The hundreds of millions of federal dollars that in past years supported training of elementary school math and science teachers have been redirected into new math and science partnerships, and the result may be less money for the teachers.
A veteran researcher in materials science and engineering argues that research funding needs reform at both the university and funding-agency levels.