Man has just made a new isotope: mendelevium-244

– isak55 / Scientists at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory recently created an isotope called mendelevium-244. It is the 17th form of mendelevium, developed in these same laboratories over sixty years ago, and also the lightest. “Discovering this new isotope of mendelevium was not easy” Originally created in 1955 by scientists from Berkeley Lab, … Read more

Lasers so powerful that they could allow us to explore a new type of physics

An international team of researchers recently demonstrated an innovative technique to increase the intensity of lasers, opening the way to the study of a new type of physics. Reduce pulse duration instead of increasing laser energy In the context of work recently published in the journal Applied Physics Letters, an international team of researchers has … Read more