Mysterious class of ‘strange metals’ reveals quantum secrets

Quantum Computing Materials

Scientists have made progress in understanding the behavior of a strange metal called Y-ball, which is at the heart of next-generation quantum materials and could drive future technologies. Using gamma rays in a synchrotron and Mossbauer spectroscopy, researchers found unusual fluctuations in Y-ball’s electric charge and discovered that these strange metals could pave the way … Read more

Astronomers Just Found 25 Mysterious Repeating Radio Signals From Space

Fast Radio Bust - Artist's impression - eso1915a

The repetition of fast radio bursts remains a mystery to astronomers, but these new findings could lead to key answers about them and also provide insight into other mysteries of the cosmos. Fast radio bursts, or FRBs, are short, powerful pulses of radio waves detected from space. Some can last up to three seconds, while … Read more