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Atomic and molecular physics

Scientists have developed a way to encourage a single electron to hop atop a silicon atom, a feat that may find applications in future nanoscale electronics.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

The noble gas can help bring atoms together.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Scientists describe a physical system that is both below “absolute zero” and above “absolute hot” at the same time.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Vital work by scientists leads to one of the most important physics experiments in history.

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

Why we ramped up fusion energy research (Part 5 of a 5-part series).

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

The early history of fusion energy (Part 4 of a 5-part series).

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

Giant magnets used for nuclear fusion weigh almost as much as 747 jet plane (Part 3 of a 5-part series).

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

The boundless benefits of fusion energy (Part 2 of a 5-part series).

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

Limitless, clean energy to secure our planet’s future (Part 1 of a 5-part series).

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

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