Physics in Action

Two images showing the intercalation of the aluminum tetrachloride ions with the graphene sheets

Ultrafast Aluminum Battery

It’s flexible, fast, nontoxic, doesn’t catch on fire, and its materials are inexpensive.


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Wave-Particle Duality in One Image

The principle of complementarity remains upheld.


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Deciphering Vesuvius Scrolls with "X-ray" Vision

Uncovering ancient, charred texts with physics.


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Passively Cool: A Departure from A/C

A potential low-energy alternative to air conditioning.


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Measuring Drought with GPS

Tracking how strongly water pushes on the Earth's crust.