Aaron Massey

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The Earth moved: how we discovered ripples in space time

A new book charts the decades-long search to measure gravitational waves.<p>Monday 14 September 2015 was no ordinary day. At exactly 09:50:45 Universal …

Physics

Wild Theory Suggests Heavy Metals Came From Parasitic Black Holes

If you were to rank the wildest things in the universe, there are a few obvious contenders: gamma rays, fast radio bursts, and quasars, for example. …

Space

Hans Zimmer Teaches Film Scoring

Teaches Film Scoring<p>Tell a story with music<p>04<p>Directors: Part 1<p>Learn how Hans works with directors, including what he needs to learn from the director …

The sun’s spin is slowing, and we might know why

Since the early 1990s, space scientists have known that the sun’s surface rotates more slowly than its interior. But they haven’t been able to …

Astronomers Just Found More Evidence of a New Type of Black Hole

Black holes keep getting stranger.<p>Black holes are among the most mysterious objects in the Universe. But they have one thing in common - most of the …

Universe

Are Earth's Magnetic Poles About to Flip?

<i>This article was originally published at</i> <i>The Conversation.</i> <i>The publication contributed the article to Live Science's</i> <i>Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights</i>.<p>The …

Scientists have finally figured out what caused the largest volcanic eruption in human history

Now, scientists may have worked out what triggers them to blow in a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports.<p>The Toba eruption was the largest volcanic eruption witnessed in history, which covered 2,800 cubic kilometers of the surrounding area in volcanic ash, causing enormous amounts …

3 Ways to Beat Creative Block w/ Stefano Ritteri (FFL!)

10 deliciously dirty distortion techniques

<b>There's much more to distortion than just cranking up that Input knob and smashing your source material to - ahem - bits, and mastering this key</b> …

5 Mistakes to Avoid For The One-Man Band / Solo Producer

1. Don’t Get Stuck in the Box<p>Fig 1 Mixing one or two live audio tracks into a primarily “in-the-box” arrangement can help provide a looser, more …

10 Questions To Ask a Song Before You Demo It

So you've written a song that you are proud of. Good for you. Songs, unfortunately, are like the children of their songwriters and it is human nature …

6 chord tricks for songwriters and producers

Smoother sequences with inverted chords<p>For more tutorials and advice on stringing notes together like a pro, read the full Chords & Scales feature in …

Maschine Jam – First Look (FFL!)

3 Foolproof Strategies for Overcoming Creative Block

An article on overcoming creative block from Sam Matla.

How to Mix with Confidence and Speed (A Simple System for Easy Mixes)

The following is a guest post from my friend Rob Mayzes, an audio professional, musician and educator who has helped thousands of home studio owners …

Audio Engineers: Are You Underestimating Your Work?

An article about understanding the value of your work as an audio engineer.

Rehab for Musical Perfectionists

An article on how to avoid perfectionism.

Wavetable Pads with UVI Falcon

<i>Synth Secrets is a series of programming tutorials in which we show how to make a range of classic and new synth sounds using plugins such as</i> …

8 things that everyone should know about music theory

<b>You don't need to know anything about music to cheerfully bang out choons on your Mac or PC, but understanding the basics of scales, chords and all</b> …

Studio Tips: Working with a Studio Subwoofer

<i>If you’re considering incorporating a subwoofer into your home studio setup, then this guide will help you find the best solution for your …

Music Production

NAMM 2017: What to expect from the year's biggest music tech event

<i>Make Music is FACT’s new section devoted to making music anywhere, whether you’re a seasoned producer or a total novice, using an arsenal of analog</i> …

Scientists Found Two Black Holes Right Near the Milky Way

NASA's x-ray telescope gives us a glimpse into the centers of nearby galaxies.<p>There are two super-massive black holes hidden at the centers of nearby …

Universe

Black hole table

This table evokes the warping effect on space and time exerted by a black hole. The table consists of black acrylic rings intersecting with a radial …

Internal atomic event captured before you can say "zeptosecond"

Working at Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen (LMU Munich) and the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (MPQ), laser physicists have measured …

Quantum Physics

Leaked NASA report: EmDrive can cut down 3 months of travel time to Mars to 30 days - IBTimes India

It functions by giving out microwaves in a cone-shaped closed engine, making the engine act like a propulsion system.<p>British researchers believe that …

Astronomers capture spectacular image of a ‘tsunami’ in the night sky

From the remote Atacama desert, an array of telescopes has captured a spectacular image of a celestial wave crashing in the night sky. The spiraling …

The Air Force's X-37B space plane could become an astronaut ambulance - ExtremeTech

The Air Force’s X-37B space plane could become an astronaut ambulance<p>By on November 8, 2016 at 4:03 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from …

Space Exploration

We’ve got human intelligence all wrong

When it comes to brainpower, we humans think our minds are the bees’ knees – but are we really much smarter than other animals?<p>The guests lining up outside a Brisbane gallery were not your typical culture vultures; in fact, until recently they’d never seen a painting in their life. But with just a …

An Old Experiment May Be the Key to Uncovering The "Theory of Everything"

Irreconcilable differences<p>The white whale of theoretical physics is the unified theory of everything, a theory that would unite the two pillars of …

Quantum Mechanics

Are Dark Matter, Dark Energy Real? New Theory Of Gravity Says No

The hunt for dark matter and dark energy — the mysterious stuff that scientists believe make up 95 percent of the universe — has so far been …