Carly Minsky

OK, WTF

Physicists Are Studying Mysterious ‘Bubbles of Nothing’ That Eat Spacetime

A spontaneous hole in the fabric of reality could theoretically end the universe, but don't worry: physicists are studying the idea for what it can teach us about the cosmos.
Carly Minsky
3.5.20
OK, WTF

OK, WTF Is Quantum Teleportation?

Some quantum particles have soulmates, and scientists can use their “spooky” connections to send secret messages across the world, instantly.
Carly Minsky
1.17.20

Strange Dark Matter Findings Could Rewrite the Universe's History

Scientists believe that mysterious dark matter is key to forming galaxies in the cosmos. Now, a recent series of bizarre findings threatens to undermine everything we think we know.
Carly Minsky
1.6.20
Tech news

A Link Between Dark Matter and Antimatter Could Be Why the Universe Exists

In a new experiment, scientists probed a theory that suggests a weird interaction between two of the biggest mysteries in physics could be why our universe exists in the first place.
Carly Minsky
11.14.19
Tech news

Why IBM Thinks Google Hasn't Achieved 'Quantum Supremacy'

IBM is beefing with Google over its much-hyped quantum computing announcement. Here's what you need to know.
Carly Minsky
10.25.19
Science

The Universe Is Made of Tiny Bubbles Containing Mini-Universes, Scientists Say

'Spacetime foam' might just be the wildest thing in the known universe, and we're just starting to understand it.
Carly Minsky
10.24.19
Tech news

A Scientific Explainer of What Terrence Howard Was Talking About at the Emmys

The 'Empire' star had some choice words about waves, straight lines, and the "flower of life" at the awards show. As it turns out, there's some actual science here.
Carly Minsky
10.1.19
Tech news

OK, WTF Is Google's 'Quantum Supremacy'?

A leaked paper from Google and contributing researchers from NASA announced a mind-boggling advance in computer science last week. Here's everything you need to know about what it is and if it matters.
Carly Minsky
9.25.19