18 Sep 2019
Solar power offers a promising, renewable alternative to fossil fuels. But solar power production is complicated and influenced by ever-changing factors like cloud coverage, the time of day, and even...
Type: News Article
4 Sep 2019
Quantum computing harnesses enigmatic properties of small particles to process complex information. But quantum systems are fragile and error-prone, and useful quantum computers have yet to come to...
Type: News Article
18 Jul 2019
After several years of theorizing and experimenting, an international team of researchers including scientists at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has finally...
Type: Press release
3 Jul 2019
(Joint Press Release) Coral reefs are retreating from equatorial waters and establishing new reefs in more temperate regions, according to new research in the journal...
Type: Press release
29 May 2019
Relationships are complicated. There are boundaries, the unknown, and a lot of physics. Physics may not be the driving force for the relationships most think of, but they are in this case. A new...
Type: News Article
12 Feb 2019
Tiny moving particles make up everything in our physical world— including modern electronics, whose function relies on the movement of negatively-charged electrons. Physicists strive to understand...
Type: News Article
12 Nov 2018
When physicists send neutrons shooting through a frustrated magnet, the particles spray out the other side in signature patterns. The designs appear because, even at low temperatures, atoms in a...
Type: News Article
26 Sep 2018
Using a combination of femtosecond spectroscopy with electron microscopy techniques, the flow of electrons on femtosecond timescales was tracked. First, an ultrafast laser beam was used to excite the...
Type: Video
11 Jul 2018
Technology created by researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) is literally shedding light on some of the smallest particles to detect their presence...
Type: News Article
4 Jul 2018
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) proudly hosted STRINGS 2018, an annual conference on string...
Type: News Article
27 Jun 2018
Look up above you. You might see blue sky, clouds, the Moon or stars. And while it might seem calm up there, the truth is it’s nearly always raining. Every day, Earth is constantly bombarded by about...
Type: Press release
6 Jun 2018
What is light? It sounds like a simple question, but it is one that has occupied some of the best scientific minds for centuries. Now, a collaborative study with scientists at the Okinawa Institute...
Type: News Article
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