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...
Type: Video
22 Oct 2012 - 16:20
Have you ever wondered if our universe is just a tiny speck in a much larger cosmos? While it might be impossible for scientists to discover the truth behind this daydream, the Theory of Quantum...
Type: News Article
26 Aug 2012 - 11:29
Since our ancestors first began using tools to dig for insects or club rivals, we’ve been constrained by what seemed to be fundamental properties of matter. Light will bend in a certain way when it...
Type: News Article
21 Sep 2011 - 10:28
By Juliette Mutheu Last summer, OIST launched an active recruitment of scientists who have demonstrated outstanding scholastic accomplishment and leadership. One such scientist is Award-wining...
Type: News Article
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