from the article:
How do our cells communicate?
In order to function, the cells in our bodies need to coordinate and pass information, say, if we need a burst of energy to flee a threat. But, without eyes, ears, or even radios, how do they signal this information reliably?
Article | OPEN | Published: 21 September 2018
Random lasers are resonator-less light sources where feedback stems from recurrent scattering at the expense of spatial profile and directionality. Suitably-doped nematic liquid crystals can random lase when optically pumped near resonance(s); moreover, through molecular...
Physics' own, Professor Giuseppe Strangi, is Conference Chair of the "NanoPlasm2018" event. Researchers in the field of plasmonics and metamaterial gathered in Cetraro, Italy, to attend. This conference is annually held in the beautiful Grand Hotel San Michele. Cetraro is an ancient sea hamlet with a millennium-old history.
Recordings of the lectures are now available.
Our friend and colleague Philip Taylor, Distinguished University Professor and Perkins Professor of Physics, celebrated his 80th birthday last year.
To mark the occasion and celebrate his career we organized a symposium on March 29, 2018 featuring lectures by Phil's colleagues past and present...
Glenn Starkman, Distinguished University Professor and professor of physics and astronomy, wrote a piece describing the scientific and cultural achievements of the late Stephen Hawking. The article, titled “The reverberating glow of Stephen Hawking’s daring theories and elastic mind,” was written for cleveland.com.
Starkman depicts the complicated theories that Hawking proposed,...