Controlling light with a material three atoms thick
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Controlling light with a material three atoms thick

Artist's rendering of light reflecting off a black phosphorus surface, which alters its Polarization. Credit: Caltech We all control the light we see
Scientists Need Your Help in Identifying New Exoplanets Out in Space
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Scientists Need Your Help in Identifying New Exoplanets Out in Space

Now is your chance to find a planet on your own. Researchers need your help to identify exoplanets that orbit stars beyond our Solar System. An
Experiments confirm a quantum material's unique response to circularly polarized laser light
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Experiments confirm a quantum material's unique response to circularly polarized laser light

Laser light is typically linearly polarized. This means that it oscillates in one direction, up or down. It can be circularly polarized at right.
Discovery of ancient Peruvian burial tombs sheds new light on Wari culture
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Discovery of ancient Peruvian burial tombs sheds new light on Wari culture

The Royal Tombs of Sipan Museum released an undated handout photo of one of the 29 human remains found at an ancient ceremonial site near Lambayeque.
Gravitational self-lensing of massive black hole binaries
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Gravitational self-lensing of massive black hole binaries

Rubin Observatory. Astronomers estimate that the optical sky survey will detect signs of up to 100 binary massive black holes in galaxies due to
New Brain Implant Lets Blind Patient See Without Eyes
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New Brain Implant Lets Blind Patient See Without Eyes

Spanish scientists have successfully implanted a blind person with a stimulation of her brain's visual cortex. According to New Atlas, the system is
Elon Musk’s Boring Company gets green light for Las Vegas tunnel system
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Elon Musk’s Boring Company gets green light for Las Vegas tunnel system

Elon Musks Boring Company has been approved by local officials to build a network under Las Vegas. The system, known as the Vegas Loop, will allow
Frequency translating add/drop filters designed for on-chip light manipulation
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Frequency translating add/drop filters designed for on-chip light manipulation

Three-dimensional rendering showing the frequency translating add/drop filters. It includes two active microring resonances, interferometric
Climate change from nuclear war's smoke could threaten global food supplies, human health
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Climate change from nuclear war's smoke could threaten global food supplies, human health

According to researchers from Rutgers University and the National Center for Atmospheric Research, nuclear war would result in many deaths. However,
New technique paves the way for perfect perovskites
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New technique paves the way for perfect perovskites

The Advanced Light Source has a new technique that shows what happens in the second before and during solidifying agents. This transforms the liquid