Earliest geochemical evidence of plate tectonics found in 3.8-billion-year-old crystal

Journal Reference: Nadja Drabon, Benjamin L. Byerly, Gary R. Byerly, Joseph L. Wooden, Michael Wiedenbeck, John W. Valley, Kouki Kitajima, Ann M. Bauer, Donald R. Lowe. Destabilization of Long‐Lived Hadean Protocrust and the Onset of Pervasive Hydrous Melting at 3.8 Ga. AGU Advances, 2022; 3 (2) DOI: 10.1029/2021AV000520 These rare time capsules from Earth’s youth point … Read more

‘Dative epitaxy’: A new way to stack crystal films

Journal Reference: Mengying Bian, Liang Zhu, Xiao Wang, Junho Choi, Rajesh V. Chopdekar, Sichen Wei, Lishu Wu, Chang Huai, Austin Marga, Qishuo Yang, Yuguang C. Li, Fei Yao, Ting Yu, Scott A. Crooker, Xuemei M. Cheng, Renat F. Sabirianov, Shengbai Zhang, Junhao Lin, Yanglong Hou, Hao Zeng. Dative Epitaxy of Commensurate Monocrystalline Covalent van der … Read more

Crystal Palace v Arsenal – Football Match Report – April 4, 2022 – Reuters News in France and abroad

Crystal Palace v Arsenal Football Match Report April

Arsenal’s hopes of finishing in the Premier League’s top four this season were dealt a blow as the below-par visitors suffered a 3-0 defeat to creeping Crystal Palace on Monday. Arsenal were put to the sword in the first half by the clinical hosts, with goals from forwards Jean-Philippe Mateta and Jordan Ayew giving Palace … Read more

New study shows novel crystal structure for hydrogen under high pressure

Journal Reference: Tom Ichibha, Yunwei Zhang, Kenta Hongo, Ryo Maezono, Fernando A. Reboredo. Candidate structure for the H2-PRE phase of solid hydrogen. Physical Review B, 2021; 104 (21) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.104.214111 In this regard, hydrogen is especially important for analyzing the distribution of matter in the universe and the behavior of giant gas planets. However, the … Read more

Physicists watch as ultracold atoms form a crystal of quantum tornadoes

Journal Reference: Biswaroop Mukherjee, Airlia Shaffer, Parth B. Patel, Zhenjie Yan, Cedric C. Wilson, Valentin Crépel, Richard J. Fletcher, Martin Zwierlein. Crystallization of bosonic quantum Hall states in a rotating quantum gas. Nature, 2022; 601 (7891): 58 DOI: 10.1038/s41586-021-04170-2 But in the quantum world, the behavior of individual atoms is governed by the eerie principle … Read more

Alpine skiing: record for Shiffrin, crystal ball for Vlhova

Alpine skiing record for Shiffrin crystal ball for Vlhova

Mair catapulted himself from 14th to fourth place with the third-best running time in the second round and thanks to a few prominent failures and celebrated the best World Cup result of her career with Swiss Camille Rast. Interesting detail: So far, the Tyrolean had a sixth place at the original location of the “Night … Read more

Clear as (quasi) crystal: Scientists discover the first ferromagnetic quasicrystals

Journal Reference: Ryuji Tamura, Asuka Ishikawa, Shintaro Suzuki, Takahiro Kotajima, Yujiro Tanaka, Takehito Seki, Naoya Shibata, Tsunetomo Yamada, Takenori Fujii, Chin-Wei Wang, Maxim Avdeev, Kazuhiro Nawa, Daisuke Okuyama, Taku J. Sato. Experimental Observation of Long-Range Magnetic Order in Icosahedral Quasicrystals. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2021; DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c09954 But their potential applications remain uncertain … Read more