physics

3 days ago

This Student Is One of the Top Scientists Studying Faster-Than-Light Warp Drives

An undergrad from the University of Alabama, Huntsville just gave a presentation about warp drives to a packed house at a top propulsion conference.

9.26.19

'What the Golf' Is WarioWare With Frickin' Golf Clubs

It may technically be a "golf game," but 'What the Golf' does not care what you think it is. 'What the Golf' does what it wants, and it's one of this year's funniest games.

7.29.19

Scientists Built a Tiny Version of the Sun in Wisconsin

What we can learn about our star by using the 'Big Red Ball.'

7.17.19

This Tabletop Gravitational Wave Detector Could Shed Light on Dark Matter

LIGO, the observatory that detected the first gravitational wave, stretches for miles. The Levitated Sensor Detector would fit in your living room.

7.17.19

The Most Precise Atomic Clock Ever Could Change Our Understanding of Physics

Scientists have created a quantum logic clock more accurate than any clock ever made.

5.24.19

Scientists Map the Geometry of a Single Electron for the First Time

The new research could be useful for the development of spin-based quantum computers.

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3.8.19

Your Choices Can Be Seen in Your Brain Before You’re Conscious of Them

This week in science: taking nutritional supplements can't prevent depression, a video of a droplet doing something you've never seen water do, and researchers predicted people’s choices before they made them.

2.15.19

Watch Scientists Express Their Research in Interpretive Dances

Dancers performed as electrons, brain processes, and teaching tools.

1.7.19

Scientists Made Plasma That Is 50 Times Colder Than Deep Space

Scientists have created a laser-cooled neutral plasma for the first time that will be used to simulate some of the hottest and most exotic matter in the universe.

11.12.18

Physicist Wins $3 Million Prize for Discovering Pulsars, Donates it All to Promoting Diversity in STEM

Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell says she has battled “imposter syndrome” at many points in her career as a physicist.

11.9.18

Antarctic Neutrinos Are Being Used to Weigh the Earth’s Core

The tiny particles can also be used to map and measure the cosmos, but now they’re being used to weigh and study the least understood region of our planet.

10.30.18

Humanity Just Flew Closer to the Sun Than Ever Before

On Monday, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe passed within 26.55 million miles, breaking a record that has stood for 42 years.

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