10 Dec 2014 - 10:03
New research published in the Proceedings of The Royal Society A by members of the...
Type: News Article
23 Oct 2014 - 10:43
Simulating the behavior of a single particle can be quite a challenging task in physics; after all, it is microscopic and we usually cannot watch in real time. It becomes even more complicated when...
Type: News Article
25 Jun 2014 - 15:10
Combining physics and neurobiology to tackle Parkinson’s Disease is research “I would never have been able to do outside of OIST,” says Professor Keshav Dani.  The Okinawa Institute of Science...
Type: News Article
21 Apr 2014 - 11:34
The OIST Pipe Flow Experiment is poised to bridge a long-standing gap between physics and engineering.  The experimental facility is being set up by Professor Pinaki Chakraborty’s...
Type: News Article
27 Nov 2013 - 15:40
In a space draped with yellow curtains, a researcher dressed all in white, with only his eyes showing, is staring at a small plate, the size of a person’s fingernail. The location is a cleanroom in...
Type: News Article
29 May 2013 - 16:50
Two recent events at the University underlined OIST’s ambition to spread scientific ideas and concepts to the population of Okinawa and all staff at the University.  On Saturday 25 May, 350...
Type: News Article
19 Apr 2013 - 13:16
Mathematics has a knack for describing the universe, so accurately that some contemporary...
Type: News Article
12 Mar 2013 - 10:06
Physicists have long searched for universal laws that explain the nature and properties of matter and energy on scales as large as the universe and as small as a proton, but until relatively recently...
Type: News Article
4 Jan 2013 - 04:00
In talking with Professor Mahesh Bandi you may notice he peppers interesting facts into the dialogue about what we know or don’t know, or came to know in physics. Bandi’s research interests lie in...
Type: News Article
25 Dec 2012 - 15:51
When a fluid flows through a pipe or down the bed of a river at high velocities, it forms whirlpools and becomes turbulent. These whirlpools, known as “eddies”, lead to a striking increase in...
Type: News Article
30 Nov 2012 - 16:09
When the sky is clear and activity on the sun is at its peak, the green and red displays of aurora borealis can be seen as far south as Cork, Ireland, the former research home of Professor Síle Nic...
Type: News Article
30 Nov 2012 - 14:25
Members of the Light-Matter Interactions Unit use optical nanofibers and lasers to trap plastic balls the size of human red blood cells on an ‘optical conveyor belt’. The group hopes to work with...
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