Piezomagnetic Material Changes Magnetic Properties When Stretched Becky Oskin March 16, 2018
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January 09, 2018
A group of physicists has found a material with a similar property, but for magnetism. This “piezomagnetic” material changes its magnetic properties when put under mechanical strain.
OffA New Explanation For the Moon's Origins Becky Oskin February 28, 2018
A new explanation for the moon’s origin has it forming inside the Earth when our planet was a seething, spinning cloud of vaporized rock, called a synestia.
OffDarkSide-50 Collaboration Sets Stage for Next Experiment Becky Oskin February 22, 2018
The DarkSide-50 experiment at the Gran Sasso National Laboratory in Italy has completed its experimental run. Four UC Davis physicists – Associate Professor Emilija Pantic, postdoctoral researchers Tessa Johnson and Luca Pagani, and graduate student Ben Schlitzer – are members of the DarkSide-50 research collaboration.
OffAugmented Reality Sandbox Hits Worldwide Milestone Becky Oskin February 07, 2018
With more than 500 installations on six continents, the UC Davis Augmented Reality, or AR, Sandbox, has become a worldwide phenomenon.
OffSuperBlueBloodMoon: New Ideas About Lunar Formation Becky Oskin January 29, 2018
How exactly the Moon came to be where and what it is continues to fascinate planetary scientists like Sarah Stewart at UC Davis.
Registration is open until January 19 for the UC Davis Grad Slam contest, in which graduate students compete to inform and entertain a general audience with three-minute talks based on their own research.