A Call to Our Galactic Neighbor
Astronomy

A Call to Our Galactic Neighbor

This image of the LEDA 48062 galaxy in the constellation Perseus was taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Large, disk-like lenticular galaxy UGC 8603 on the left in this image, and its more clearly defined neighbor on the right [more…]

Cold Atomic Rays Without Laser Cooling
Physics

Laser Uncooled Cold Atomic Beams

Lithium atoms can now be produced in a sub-10 mK beam without the need for laser cooling, paving the way for investigating the effects of new quantum regimes. Containing atoms and the accuracy of atomic clocks [more…]