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Interstellar technology throws light on spinning black holes

The visual effects team from Christopher Nolan's epic, Interstellar, have provided new insights into the powerful effects of black holes.

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Record-breaking warm years

The likelihood of record-breaking warms years in England is set to substantially increase as a result of the human influence on the climate, new research suggests.

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The silver-screen science that is becoming a reality

With science-themed movies making a big impact at this year's Oscars, we explore the research that is helping to turn science fiction into science fact.

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Morphing wings help drones manage collisions

Researchers in the US have taken inspiration from nature to create a robotic wing that can recover from mid-air collisions.

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Improving the delivery of chemotherapy with graphene

A new study has proposed using graphene as an alternative coating for catheters to improve the delivery of chemotherapy drugs.

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Waste coffee used as fuel storage

Scientists have developed a simple process to treat waste coffee grounds to allow them to store methane. The simple soak and heating process develops a carbon capture material with the additional environmental benefits of recycling a waste product.

2 Sep 2015Bristol, UK
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In September’s Physics World: The secret life of scientific ideas…

Writing in September’s Physics World, Vitor Cardoso talks about the web-based project The Birth of an Idea, which he co-founded with artist Ana Souse Carvalho.

1 Sep 2015Bristol, UK
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Chocolate physics: how modelling could improve ‘mouthfeel’

Scientists have shown how the field of molecular dynamics (simulation on a molecular level) could be a valuable tool in understanding chocolate conching – the part of the chocolate-making process where aromatic sensation, texture and ‘mouthfeel’ are developed.

26 Aug 2015Bristol, UK

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