Cassini Prepares to Say Goodbye to a True Titan

These two views of Saturn's moon Titan exemplify how NASA's Cassini spacecraft has revealed the surface of this...

From hot to cold: How to move objects at the nanoscale: Moving a single gold nanocluster on a graphene membrane, thanks to a thermal gradient applied to the borders: a new study sheds light on the physical mechanisms driving this phenomenon

The theoretical predictions of these study could be of great interest in the frame of manipulating materials at the nanoscale for...

2-faced 2-D material is a first at Rice: Rice University materials scientists create flat sandwich of sulfur, molybdenum and selenium

Rice University materials scientists replace all the atoms on top of a three-layer, two-dimensional crystal to make a transition-metal...

Five Berkeley Lab Researchers Receive DOE Early Career Research Awards

Five scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Science to receive significant funding for research through its Early Career Research Program.

NASA's Voyager Spacecraft Still Reaching for the Stars After 40 Years

An artist concept depicting one of the twin Voyager spacecraft. Humanity's farthest and longest-lived spacecraft are...

High-speed FM-AFM and simulation reveal atomistic dissolution processes of calcite in water

(a) Atomistic model of calcite surface. (b) The dissolution processes of calcite surface in water observed with high-speed FM-AFM. It is observed that the step is moving from lower-right to upper-left. Along the step is also seen the transition region...

Scientists discover new magnet with nearly massless charge carriers

The magnetic and electronic states of newly discovered Sr1-yMn1-zSb2 are depicted by spheres representing the positions of the atoms in the...

NASA Solves a Drizzle Riddle

Drizzle over land.