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How to induce magnetism in graphene

Graphene consists only of carbon atoms, but magnetism is a property hardly associated with carbon.

4 hours ago Nature Nanotechnology

Fish scattering sound waves has impact on aquaculture

Acoustics affect evaluation of fish school biomass, impact aquaculture.

6 Dec 2019 178th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America

A new view for glasses

The physics that controls the motion of the atoms in glassy materials is incredibly complex and still not completely understood.

6 Dec 2019 Nature Communications

Designing workplaces with sound disturbances in mind

Investigators are using physics to understand how architectural aspects of workplace design change the way sound, especially music, conversation and machine noise, affect workers.

5 Dec 2019 178th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America

Can 3D-printing musical instruments produce better sound than traditional instruments?

Investigators in China created a functioning 3D-printed ukulele and used acoustics to compare its sound quality to a standard wooden instrument.

5 Dec 2019 178th Meeting Acoustical Society of America

Deployable human-scale immersive virtual environments?

Immersive virtual environments let us vividly experience and interact with virtual spaces and information, so researchers are working on a deployable version and the ability to get it set up and calibrated easily.

4 Dec 2019 178th Meeting Acoustical Society of America

National Park Service scientists: Does aircraft noise make birds more vocal?

Human-generated noise can have an effect on birds, even when there's no direct threat.

4 Dec 2019 178th Meeting Acoustical Society of America

Atom music lets listeners experience atomic world through sound

By correlating bright lines within the atomic spectra to audible tones, individual atom notes can be identified to create atom songs, allowing us to 'see' their music.

4 Dec 2019 178th Meeting Acoustical Society of America

Mapping the energy transport mechanism of chalcogenide perovskite for solar energy use

Engineers have characterized the thermal energy conversion mechanism in the lattice of an advanced nanomaterial called chalcogenide perovskite and demonstrated its "tunability" - important for its potential use in solar energy generation.

4 Dec 2019 npj Computational Materials

This ‘fix’ for economic theory changes everything from gambles to inequality to Ponzi schemes

People’s real-world behavior often “deviates starkly” from what standard economic theory would recommend.

3 Dec 2019 Nature Physics

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