By figuring out fission, physicists were able to split uranium atoms and release massive amounts of energy. This Manhattan Project work paved the way both for atomic bombs and nuclear power reactors.
Canada is a world leader in the field of neutron scattering, winning a Nobel Prize in 1994 for its invention. But the looming shutdown of facilities at Chalk River puts us on the sidelines.
On the journey to discovery with the 'gifted mentor' Takaaki Kajita, one of this year's Nobel Prize winners, from some one who studied with him.
A new time-keeping device based on the orbit of a neutron around an atomic nucleus has been proposed by scientists at the…