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Ocean pressure sensors characterize a slow-slip earthquake

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 12:57
The gauges provide the first detailed measurement of centimeter-scale deformation of the seafloor.

Unmasking the record-setting sulfur hydride superconductor

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 12:57
The material’s conventional nature puts the spotlight back on superconductivity mediated by phonons.

The freest of free falls

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 12:57

Soft surfaces lift hard objects

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 12:57

Texas law sets off debate about guns at universities

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 12:57
Will people ever get used to guns on campus?

Disputed dark-matter result gets put to the test

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 12:57
Despite nearly two decades of scrutiny, nobody has yet explained away—or confirmed—DAMA’s claim of detecting the elusive matter.

The future of astronomy in Hawaii hinges on the Thirty Meter Telescope

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 12:57
Unless permits, leases, and access are resolved in a timely manner, the project will move elsewhere.

National labs are nurturing clean-energy startups

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 12:57
Programs aim to assist scientists in fleshing out their inventions.

US Navy shows off its R&D wares

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 12:57
Shipboard laser and railgun weapons systems and swarming aerial vehicles are among technologies in development.

New sponsor for science competition

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 12:57