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2020-06-26

Research News

"Modeling the insides of a neutron star" article on RIKEN RESEARCH about model for the interior structure of neutron stars

Astrophysicists at RIKEN have developed an improved model for the interior structure of neutron stars. It agrees well with obser-vations, and, unlike previous models, it can be extended to consider wh...more

2020-06-26

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"Minute-to-minute weather prediction" article on RIKEN RESEARCH by Takemasa Miyoshi

Deputy Program Director at iTHEMS Dr. Takemasa Miyoshi talks about weather simulation using a supercomputer "Fugaku".

2020-06-25

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A Black Hole’s Lunch Provides a Treat for Astronomers

iTHEMS Senior visiting scientist, Gordon Baym, gave a comment on GW190814 in New York Times.

2020-06-25

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Is interdisciplinary research really the best way to tackle global challenges?

In this magazine article, various researchers include Dr. Tetsuo Hatsuda advocate for issues and opinions about interdisciplinary research. Please read it at the related link.

2020-06-25

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Neutron star particles go under the LHC microscope

This article form Symmetry contains an interview with Dr. Tetsuo Hatsuda, Program Director at iTHEMS . Please enjoy.

2020-05-18

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Mesoscopic spin transport between strongly interacting Fermi gases

Understanding of physical properties for quantum many-body systems with strong interparticle interactions is one of key issues common to various subfields of physics. Such systems range from high-Tc s...more

2020-02-26

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New story released "Let's ask a RIKEN doctor!" (Written in Japanese)

"Let's ask a RIKEN doctor!" is a content that explains the forefront of RIKEN research for children in an easy-to-understand.

2020-02-19

Research News

Modeling the insides of a neutron star -- Improvements to a model for the inside of a neutron star make it applicable to neutron star mergers

RIKEN astrophysicists have developed an improved model for the interior structure of neutron stars that agrees well with observations. Unlike previous models, it can be extended to consider what happe...more

2019-12-18

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Blasts from the past, article on RIKEN Research with reference of iTHEMS Researchers

The evolution of an exploding star begins more haphazardly than previously thought. Reference: Ferrand, G., Warren, D. C., Ono, M., Nagataki, S., et al.

2019-11-22

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Discovery of teraelectronvolt photons from gamma-ray bursts: A new window for exploring the most luminous explosions in the Universe

On January 14, 2019, TeV gamma rays (photons with energies a trillion times that of visible light) were clearly detected for the very first time from a gamma-ray burst (GRB; dubbed GRB 190114C) by the...more

2019-11-19

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Article about iTHEMS on Journal of the Mathematical Society of Japan

Professor Takashi Tsuboi, Deputy Program Director of iTHEMS posted an article about RIKEN iTHEMS on Journal of the Mathematical Society of Japan. See the article in the November issue from the follow...more

2019-10-30

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The modelling work on supernova remnants made at ABBL & iTHEMS is highlighted in the latest image release from NASA's Chandra observatory

On October 17 the Chandra X-ray Observatory released an updated image of the supernova remnant known as Tycho. Supernova remnants, the aftermath of a stellar explosion, are key to understand how stars...more

2019-09-17

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Tracking down the origin of photons in gamma-ray bursts, article on RIKEN Research by Drs. S. Nagataki & D. Warren

The photons released by long gamma-ray bursts - the most powerful electromagnetic phenomena in the Universe - originate in the photosphere, the visible portion of the ‘relativistic jet’ emitted by exp...more

2019-09-17

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The shape of circadian rhythm, article on RIKEN Research by Drs. S. Gibo & G. Kurosawa

The waveforms of circadian cycles in bacteria, flies and mammals become increasingly jagged as the temperature rises, two RIKEN researchers have predicted. This finding is a step toward solving the my...more

2019-09-04

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iTHEMS is focused on RIKEN NEWS

iTHEMS is focused on RIKEN NEWS. See the cover and the article on August issue (page 6 from the following link).

2019-08-30

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Gilles Ferrand was highlighted in a recent article of RIKEN RESEARCH "Supernova remnants used to probe how star explosion took shape"

RIKEN astrophysicists have bridged the gap between studies of supernova and those of their remnants by using the output of a supernova model as the input for a model of a supernova remnant. This appro...more

2019-05-15

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Masaru Hongo was highlighted in a recent article of RIKEN RESEARCH "Describing the early Universe by simplifying complicated equations"

A powerful mathematical method for simplifying the analysis of highly complex systems has been extended by a RIKEN-led team. This will enhance its usefulness for researchers in a wide range of fields.

2019-05-08

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Masaru Hongo and Tatsuhiro Misumi were highlighted in a recent article of RIKEN RESEARCH "A smaller spin system yields its phase diagram"

By employing a clever approximation, three theoretical physicists at RIKEN (Masaru Hongo and Tatsuhiro Misumi of the iTHEMS and Yuya Tanizaki of the RIKEN BNL Research Center) have calculated the phas...more

2019-05-08

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Review on synthetic dimensions published in Nature Reviews Physics

Nature Reviews Physics is a new journal, just launched this year, focusing on publishing reviews in the area of physics. Dr. Tomoki Ozawa (iTHEMS Senior Research Scientist) together with Dr. Hannah M....more

2019-04-01

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Review on Topological Photonics published in RMP

A team of physicists led by Dr. Tomoki Ozawa (iTHEMS Senior Research Scientist) published a review article titled "Topological photonics" in Reviews of Modern Physics. Study of topological phases of m...more