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Cool physics images 2017

Post by Giulia Pacchioni

As the year draws to an end, physics editors in Nature journals looked back at all the marvelous images they published over the past 12 months, and chose a few of the most beautiful and surprising ones to share with you. Enjoy!

Clickable links:

Light-controlled 3D motors powered by bacteria (article: https://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms15974)

Semiconductor micro resonators (article: https://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms14267)

Interlayer electron–hole pair multiplication (article: https://www.nature.com/articles/nnano.2017.203)

Shape-reconfigurable mechanical metamaterial (cover: https://www.nature.com/natrevmats/volumes/2/issues/11)

Artistic impression of multiferroic domains (cover: https://www.nature.com/natrevmats/volumes/2/issues/3, article: https://www.nature.com/articles/natrevmats20174)

Crystal structure of a tetradymite (cover: https://www.nature.com/natrevmats/volumes/2/issues/10, article: https://www.nature.com/articles/natrevmats201749)

Acoustically trapped droplets (article: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-017-01918-1)

Molybdenum disulfide microprocessor (article:  http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms14948)

Strangeness enhancement in proton–proton collisions (cover: http://www.nature.com/nphys/journal/v13/n6/covers/index.html, article: http://www.nature.com/nphys/journal/v13/n6/full/nphys4111.html)

Droplets skid across a surface (cover: http://www.nature.com/nphys/journal/v13/n11/covers/index.html, article: https://www.nature.com/articles/nphys4194)

Trajectories within a midge swarm (cover: http://www.nature.com/nphys/journal/v13/n9/covers/index.html, article: https://www.nature.com/articles/nphys4153)

Phase transition studied by machine learning (cover: http://www.nature.com/nphys/journal/v13/n5/covers/index.htmlhttps://www.nature.com/articles/nphys4037)

 

 

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