16th June 2018
Large Hadron Collider on track for major upgrade by 2026
Work has begun on the High-Luminosity LHC. This will generate 10 times more data than the Large Hadron Collider and could produce major new discoveries in physics.
11th June 2018
Single molecular insulator could extend Moore's Law
A breakthrough published in Nature could pave the way for smaller transistors in the next decade.
17th March 2018
Laser-heated nanowires produce micro-scale nuclear fusion
Using a compact but powerful laser to heat arrays of ordered nanowires, scientists have demonstrated micro-scale nuclear fusion in the lab.
28th December 2017
Silicon quantum computer chip revealed
Researchers in Australia have published a complete design for a quantum computer chip that can be manufactured using traditional silicon. Furthermore, their design can be scaled up to millions of qubits.
23rd December 2017
First plasma achieved by General Fusion
A Canadian company, General Fusion, reports achieving the first plasma on its newest plasma injector named PI3, the world's largest.
8th December 2017
ITER fusion reactor is 50% complete
Construction of the ITER fusion reactor – described as the most complex machine in human history – has reached the halfway point.
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