Latest Critical phenomena Stories
A team of researchers from Vienna University of Technology has proposed a new formula for the creation of universes: Apply heat and stir.
New experiments show that common scientific rules can apply to significantly different phenomena operating on vastly different scales.
Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe and is a major component of giant planets such as Jupiter and Saturn.
Convincing experimental evidence finally found for directed percolation.
Using rigorous computer calculations, researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and the Carnegie Institution of Washington have established evidence that supercooled silicon experiences a liquid-liquid phase transition, where at a certain temperature two different states of liquid silicon exist.
Ãlvaro Corral, a physicist at the Universitat AutÃ²noma de Barcelona, has discovered that the structure of the time interval between successive earthquakes is similar to the spatial structure of physics systems in the "critical points".
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