Brendan Schmitz

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The World's Only Metallic Hydrogen Sample Has Disappeared

Wha??<p>Scientists achieved the "holy grail of high-pressure physics" last month, when physicists from Harvard University claimed they'd successfully …

Hydrogen

New Research Could Rewrite Physics From the Ground Up

What Do We Know?<p>From the giants in the night sky to the very particles that make us, <i>us —</i> everything involves physics’ theory: The Standard Model. …

Physics

TRAPPIST-1 solar system discovery sparks jokes about Donald Trump

Nasa’s 'amazing' discovery of a new solar system just 39 light years away has sparked a host of unlikely jokes about Donald Trump.<p>As well as speculation about aliens, many Twitter users joked about leaving planet Earth to get away from the US president.<p>“One month of Trump and NASA is literally …

Jokes

The Hunt For the Next Exoplanet Could Be in the Hands of EVE Online Players

It’s a big day for exoplanets. Not only did NASA confirm that it has spotted seven exoplanets that have Earth-like qualities orbiting TRAPPIST-1, but …

How long would it take to get to NASA’s newly discovered earth ‘cousins’

How long would it take to get to NASA’s newly discovered earth ‘cousins’<p>Image: nasa.gov<p>NASA announced it has discovered seven ‘earth-like’ planets …

Quantum Entanglement is Just as Einstein Predicted

We owe a lot to Einstein, and this week physicists have confirmed another of his theories by unraveling and proving that quantum entanglement does in …

Universe

Einstein's Greatest Blunder?

One hundred years ago this month, Albert Einstein presented the paper <i>Kosmologische Betrachtungen zur allgemeinen Relativitätstheorie</i> <i>(</i><i>Cosmological</i> …

Physics

Public Opinion on Man-Made Climate Change Has Shifted

A Discernible Shift<p>It’s no secret that the world has a divided opinion on climate change. Despite overwhelming evidence, there are still people who …

Climate

Going Bananas: The Real Story of Kepler, Copernicus and the Church

<i>Paul Sutter</i> <i>is an astrophysicist at</i> <i>The Ohio State University</i> <i>and the chief scientist at</i> <i>COSI Science Center</i><i>. Sutter is also host of</i> <i>Ask a Spaceman</i>,</i> …

Universe