Breakthrough in nuclear fusion energy announced

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We may be a step closer to realizing fusion power, which could provide an almost limitless source of energy. Researchers have announced a new breakthrough in nuclear fusion, which could lead to the development of cleaner and more sustainable energy sources. . Watch our Born to Engineer film...

Myth Busting – Four misconceptions about quantum physics

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Quantum mechanics, the theory which rules the microworld of atoms and particles, certainly has the X factor. Unlike many other areas of physics, it is bizarre and counter-intuitive, which makes it dazzling and intriguing. When the 2022 Nobel prize in physics was awarded to Alain Aspect, John Clauser...

How to win a Nobel prize – researchers who defy specialization

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It's Nobel prize season. In the next few weeks will the Scandinavian prize will be awarded for Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, and Peace. The prizes are famously part of a chemist, engineer, and industrialist Alfred Nobel's will of 1895, and awarded to "those who, during the...