REVIEWS: Treetop creates music worlds of unusual colors on their nameless debut

Jazz has always been a space of absolute musical freedom. And it doesn’t have to be some free or impromptu trips or other rather ruthless extempore. I also mean freedom in sound or instrumental cast. The eponymous debut of the Treetop trio will serve as a good example in this regard. 8/10 Treetop – Treetop … Read more

A pair of gold flakes creates a self-assembled resonator

Journal Reference: Battulga Munkhbat, Adriana Canales, Betül Küçüköz, Denis G. Baranov, Timur O. Shegai. Tunable self-assembled Casimir microcavities and polaritons. Nature, 2021; 597 (7875): 214 DOI: 10.1038/s41586-021-03826-3 Investigating nano materials can make it possible to study completely new properties and interactions. To be able to do this, different types of ‘resonators’ are often needed — … Read more

The passage of a French military convoy creates tensions in Burkina Faso

A Burkinabe soldier passes near one of the vehicles of the French military convoy which is trying to cross Burkina Faso to reach Niger, on November 20, 2021, in Kaya. SAM MEDNICK / AP He is not welcome. A large logistics convoy of the French army is the source of disputes in Burkina Faso, where … Read more

Electron family creates previously unknown state of matter

Journal Reference: Vadim Grinenko, Daniel Weston, Federico Caglieris, Christoph Wuttke, Christian Hess, Tino Gottschall, Ilaria Maccari, Denis Gorbunov, Sergei Zherlitsyn, Jochen Wosnitza, Andreas Rydh, Kunihiro Kihou, Chul-Ho Lee, Rajib Sarkar, Shanu Dengre, Julien Garaud, Aliaksei Charnukha, Ruben Hühne, Kornelius Nielsch, Bernd Büchner, Hans-Henning Klauss, Egor Babaev. State with spontaneously broken time-reversal symmetry above the superconducting … Read more

Julie Grollier, the physicist who creates artificial neurons

Julie Grollier in her CNRS / THALES laboratory, in Palaiseau, April 20, 2021. CHRISTOPHE CAUDROY FOR “THE WORLD” “No one in my family understands what I do, so maybe this book will help! “, jokes physicist Julie Grollier, about her first book for children, Estelle and Noé discovering artificial intelligences (Millepages, 32 pages, 11.50 euros). … Read more