Search and Discovery
A mere half century of volcanism seems to have initiated a chill lasting half a millennium.
Even though the bubble’s surface temperature reaches nearly twice that of the Sun, its estimated ionization fraction—nearly 20%—is still puzzlingly large.
Issues and Events
A 2011 National Research Council report found emerging but inconclusive evidence that educational science-based games improve learning.
Uncertainty created by the Budget Control Act of 2011 clouds the outlook for federal science and technology funding. Some Department of Energy physics programs face significant cuts.
Nonequilibrium thermodynamics, explosive magnetic field rearrangements, and more contribute to the physics of an atmospheric region that brooks no simple assumptions.