The Second Law of Thermodynamics and the Big Bang

CPT-Symmetric Universe Authors: Latham Boyle, Kieran Finn, and Neil Turok Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 251301 (2018) Recommended with a commentary by Robijn Bruinsma, University of California, Los Angeles. |View Commentary (pdf)| JCCM_December_2018_01

The Variational Playground for Machine Learning in Statistical Physics

Solving Statistical Mechanics using Variational Autoregressive Networks Authors: Dian Wu, Lei Wang, and Pan Zhang arXiv:1809.10606 Recommended with a commentary by Giuseppe Carleo, Flatiron Institute. |View Commentary (pdf)| JCCM_December_2018_02

Spontaneous vortex formation and Majorana zero mode in iron based superconductor

1. Observation of a robust zero-energy bound state in iron-based superconductor Fe(Te,Se) Authors: J. X. Yin, Zheng Wu, J. H. Wang, Z. Y. Ye, Jing Gong, X. Y. Hou, Lei Shan, Ang Li, X. J. Liang, X. X. Wu, Li Jian, C.S. Ting, Z. Q. Wang, J. P. Hu, P. H. Hor, H. Ding and […]