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June 23, 2017

Neutron-rich nucleus shapeshifts between a rugby ball and a discus

Shapeshifting nucleus

Scientists have shown that a neutron-heavy isotope of krypton shapeshifts gently between two coexisting, competing quantum shapes at low energy.

June 22, 2017

Radioactive elements in Cassiopeia A suggest a neutrino-driven explosion

Simulation of the supernova blast wave

An international team has uncovered evidence pointing to the importance of ghostly particles called neutrinos in the evolution of some supernova explosions.

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NEWS

June 20, 2017

K computer takes first place for the second consecutive time on HPCG benchmark

For the second consecutive time, the K computer has topped this benchmark, which measures the actual capability of computers to handle a broad set of practical applications.

June 6, 2017

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RIKEN Research

The nuclear transport option

The identification of substances entering the nuclei of human cells reveals that import molecules have distinct biological roles

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