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Oct 27 2015 | APS Physics
Circumventing a no-go theorem established in 1977 by nonlinearly realized supersymmetry, the authors construct for the first time a pure (without additional fields) N=1 supergravity with positive cosmological constant.
Oct 13 2015 | Springer
Tensor networks provide toy models which explicitly realize many puzzling features of AdS/CFT correspondence, and are sometimes treated as the lossy descriptions of the skeleton (in the AdS scale) of the space geometry along with the low energy physics attached on.
Oct 6 2015 | BBC News | Posted In: Awards, Blog
Takaaki Kajita and Arthur McDonald led two teams which made key observations of the particles inside big underground instruments in Japan and Canada.
Sep 25 2015 | APS Physics
Ground states of quantum matter can often be distinguished by their zero temperature electrical properties. This way, superconductors, metals and insulators have zero, finite, and infinite resistance respectively, at T=0.
Aug 19 2015 | New Scientist | Posted In: Blog
Kicking the world’s largest machine into overdrive is turning out to be harder than expected. Researchers at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, near Geneva in Switzerland, say that plans to run their physics experiments at higher energies are likely to be delayed until next year.