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Physicists find signs of a time crystal

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Yale physicists looked for a signature of a discrete time crystal within … Continue reading Physicists find signs of a time crystal

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The Chilling Story of The ‘Demon Core’ And The Scientists Who Became Its Victims

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert Never tickle the dragon’s tail. It was August 13, 1945, and the ‘demon core’ was poised, waiting to be … Continue reading The Chilling Story of The ‘Demon Core’ And The Scientists Who Became Its Victims

Einstein’s ‘Spooky Action’ Has Just Been Demonstrated on a Massive Scale For The First Time

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert This is blowing our minds. For the first time, scientists have managed to show quantum entanglement – which Einstein … Continue reading Einstein’s ‘Spooky Action’ Has Just Been Demonstrated on a Massive Scale For The First Time

Scientists Have Used Graphene to Squeeze Light Into a Space Smaller Than Its Wavelength

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert This shouldn’t be possible. With the help of the increasingly useful material graphene, scientists have managed to confine light … Continue reading Scientists Have Used Graphene to Squeeze Light Into a Space Smaller Than Its Wavelength

Wormholes Could Cast ‘Shadows’ That We Can Detect

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to RealClearScience – Homepage Wormholes Could Cast ‘Shadows’ That We Can Detect Wormholes, or hypothetical tunnels through space-time that allow faster-than-light … Continue reading Wormholes Could Cast ‘Shadows’ That We Can Detect

Spooky Entangled Photons Create Perfectly ‘Unhackable’ Random Numbers

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science NIST has developed a method for generating numbers guaranteed to be random by quantum mechanics. The method generates … Continue reading Spooky Entangled Photons Create Perfectly ‘Unhackable’ Random Numbers

Focus: Neutrinos with a Single Energy

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Physics – spotlighting exceptional research Focus: Neutrinos with a Single Energy April 6, 2018• Physics 11, 35 Neutrinos in a … Continue reading Focus: Neutrinos with a Single Energy

Towards greater MRI sensitivity by harnessing quantum hyperpolarization

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Schematic representation of quantum hyperpolarization. Nuclear spins with random magnetic orientation (“hot”) … Continue reading Towards greater MRI sensitivity by harnessing quantum hyperpolarization

Physicists Are About to Attempt The ‘Impossible’ – Turning Light Into Matter

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert E=mc2 becomes m=E/c2. Theoretically, it should be possible to turn light into matter. In practice, well – “easier said … Continue reading Physicists Are About to Attempt The ‘Impossible’ – Turning Light Into Matter

To Test Einstein’s Equations, Poke a Black Hole

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine In November 1915, in a lecture before the Prussian Academy of Sciences, Albert Einstein described an idea that … Continue reading To Test Einstein’s Equations, Poke a Black Hole

What Is Pi, and How Did It Originate?

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Scientific American Content: Global Succinctly, pi—which is written as the Greek letter for p, or π—is the ratio of the … Continue reading What Is Pi, and How Did It Originate?

Stephen Hawking, best-known physicist of his time, has died

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories In this March 6, 2017 file photo, Britain’s Professor Stephen Hawking delivers … Continue reading Stephen Hawking, best-known physicist of his time, has died

Seeing is believing—precision atom qubits achieve major quantum computing milestone

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories A scanning tunnelling microscope image showing the electron wave function of a … Continue reading Seeing is believing—precision atom qubits achieve major quantum computing milestone

Physicists Find a Way to See the ‘Grin’ of Quantum Gravity

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine In 1935, when both quantum mechanics and Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity were young, a little-known Soviet … Continue reading Physicists Find a Way to See the ‘Grin’ of Quantum Gravity

EGaming, the Humble Book Bundle: Mad Scientist is LIVE!

The Humble Book Bundle: Mad Scientist by Make: just launched on Wednesday, March 7 at 11 a.m. Pacific time! We’ve teamed up with Make: for our newest bundle! Get titles … Continue reading EGaming, the Humble Book Bundle: Mad Scientist is LIVE!

Researchers turn light upside down

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Illustration of waves propagating away from a point-like source. Left: Regular wave … Continue reading Researchers turn light upside down

This Photo of a Single Trapped Atom Is Absolutely Breathtaking

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert At the very centre of the image above is something incredible – a single, positively-charged strontium atom, suspended in … Continue reading This Photo of a Single Trapped Atom Is Absolutely Breathtaking

Speed of light drops to zero at ‘exceptional points’

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Light, which travels at a speed of 300,000 km/sec in a vacuum, … Continue reading Speed of light drops to zero at ‘exceptional points’

Even This Crazy System of Ultradense Dead Stars Can’t Break General Relativity

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert To date, Einstein’s theory of general relativity may have stood up to test after test, but that doesn’t mean … Continue reading Even This Crazy System of Ultradense Dead Stars Can’t Break General Relativity

Semiconductor breakthrough may be game-changer for organic solar cells

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories An organic solar cell testing inside the Randall Lab on Central Campus … Continue reading Semiconductor breakthrough may be game-changer for organic solar cells

Device creates negative mass—and a novel way to generate lasers

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories In this optical microcavity, created by the lab of Nick Vamivakas, confined … Continue reading Device creates negative mass—and a novel way to generate lasers

Physicists create first direct images of the square of the wave function of a hydrogen molecule

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Image of the square of the wave function of a hydrogen molecule … Continue reading Physicists create first direct images of the square of the wave function of a hydrogen molecule

Quantum ‘spooky action at a distance’ becoming practical

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Scientists from Griffith University (Australia) have overcome a major challenge connected to … Continue reading Quantum ‘spooky action at a distance’ becoming practical

These Quantum Droplets Are the Most Dilute Liquids in the Known Universe

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Space.com This artist’s rendering depicts a quantum liquid droplet formed by mixing two condensates of ultracold potassium atoms. Credit: ICFO/ … Continue reading These Quantum Droplets Are the Most Dilute Liquids in the Known Universe

Synopsis: A Test of Gravity’s Quantum Side

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Physics – spotlighting exceptional research Synopsis: A Test of Gravity’s Quantum Side December 13, 2017 Two proposals describe how to … Continue reading Synopsis: A Test of Gravity’s Quantum Side

Mathematicians Awarded $3 Million for Cracking Century-Old Problem

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science Two mathematicians have each earned the (massive but countable) sum of $3 million for a proof that could … Continue reading Mathematicians Awarded $3 Million for Cracking Century-Old Problem

Experiment shows that arrow of time is a relative concept, not an absolute one

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Schematic of the experimental setup. (A) Heat flows from the hot to … Continue reading Experiment shows that arrow of time is a relative concept, not an absolute one

Atom-length measurement

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ESA Top News Description A prototype atom interferometer chip in a vacuum chamber, harnessing the quantum behaviour of atoms to … Continue reading Atom-length measurement

Physicists set new record with 10-qubit entanglement

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories False-color circuit image showing 10 superconducting qubits (star shapes) interconnected by a … Continue reading Physicists set new record with 10-qubit entanglement

A Physicist’s Physicist Ponders the Nature of Reality

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine Among the brilliant theorists cloistered in the quiet woodside campus of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, … Continue reading A Physicist’s Physicist Ponders the Nature of Reality

Physicists cracked the mystery of teleportation — but it’s nothing like what you see in Star Trek

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Business Insider Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University and co-founder of the World Science Festival, explains how teleportation … Continue reading Physicists cracked the mystery of teleportation — but it’s nothing like what you see in Star Trek

Physicists Confirm Quantum Theory Proposed in the 1930s

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Breaking Science News   Professor David McKenzie from the University of Sydney and his PhD student Enyi Guo have demonstrated … Continue reading Physicists Confirm Quantum Theory Proposed in the 1930s

Engineers create stable plasma ring in open air

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories A torus of plasma, viewed from above. The ring is created by … Continue reading Engineers create stable plasma ring in open air

Quantum Weirdness of Light Was Just Confirmed by Shooting Photons Into Space

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert Einstein is still wrong on this one. Quantum physics’ two-faced nature has been put to the test over and … Continue reading Quantum Weirdness of Light Was Just Confirmed by Shooting Photons Into Space

Reflecting light off satellite backs up Wheeler’s quantum theory thought experiment

The experiment consisted of shooting a laser beam at a beam splitter, which aimed the beam at a satellite traveling in low Earth orbit, which reflected it back to Earth.

Researchers change wavelengths of entangled photons to those used in telecommunications

Most entangled photons originating from quantum dots, however, operate near 900 nanometers, closer to wavelengths we can see with the naked eye.

Keep on marching for science education

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Nature – Issue – nature.com science feeds The new school year is beginning in the United States, and science education … Continue reading Keep on marching for science education

Quantum Theory Rebuilt From Simple Physical Principles

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine Scientists have been using quantum theory for almost a century now, but embarrassingly they still don’t know what … Continue reading Quantum Theory Rebuilt From Simple Physical Principles

Quantum Computing Is Coming at Us Fast, So Here’s Everything You Need to Know

In the quantum world, objects can exist in a what is called a superposition of states: A hypothetical atomic-level light bulb could simultaneously be both on and off. This strange feature has important ramifications for computing.

Synopsis: Plug-and-Play Photon Source

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Physics – spotlighting exceptional research Synopsis: Plug-and-Play Photon Source August 22, 2017 A source of “heralded” single photons comes pre-connected … Continue reading Synopsis: Plug-and-Play Photon Source

Mysteries of turbulence unravelled

In theory, the Navier–Stokes equations, developed almost 200 years ago, describe the physics of fluids well. But these equations are devilishly hard to solve. So engineers and scientists usually come up with simplified theoretical models or resort to numerical simulations when they want to predict fluid flow. This approach has its limits: modelling turbulence bogs down even supercomputers.

New Recipe For Heating Nuclear Fusion Plasma Boosts Ion Energy Output 10 Times

The worst thing that could possibly be said about the process is it releases large numbers of high velocity neutrons. Thankfully these can be absorbed by a blanket of lithium, where they can be recycled to make more fuel.

Viewpoint: Neutron-Star Implosions as Heavy-Element Sources

This scenario is similar to one proposed by Joseph Bramante and Tim Linden in 2016 [11]. Instead of PBHs, they proposed that dark matter particles could accumulate inside an aging neutron star to form a star-consuming black hole. As the black hole accreted mass, it would release enough gravitational binding energy to power the ejection of dense neutron matter for strong-r-process synthesis.

What Is Science?

Science is a systematic and logical approach to discovering how things in the universe work. It is also the body of knowledge accumulated through the discoveries about all the things in the universe. 

First Object Teleported from Earth to Orbit

Last year, a Long March 2D rocket took off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in the Gobi Desert carrying a satellite called Micius, named after an ancient Chinese philosopher … Continue reading First Object Teleported from Earth to Orbit