The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week:
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Levitate a flake of graphene and set it spinning; then this wonder material begins to reveal its truly extraordinary properties
Astrophysicists finally discover the origin of a supergiant cloud of green-glowing gas that is floating in intergalactic space.
A brave group of physicists fail to detect the magnetic field generated by one of the world's rarest and smelliest flowers
For the first time, physicists have used Maxwell's equations to determine how organs produce bioelectric signals.
The quantum noise in a laser beam has been used to generate random numbers at the rate of 300 Mbits per second, breaking a record that stood for just a few days
The best of the rest from the Physcis arXiv this week:
The surprising conclusion of a study of contacts between Brazilian prostitutes and their clients is that the network is unlikely to support the spread of HIV.
Liquid mirrors are cheaper and easier to make than glass ones. A new prototype shows how they can also make adaptive optics systems.
Two third of the world's languages are endangered. Now a new mathematical model of language competition suggests how to combat the threat