Anna Mª Díaz Rovira

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Quantum Breakthrough: Physicists Have Once More Created Time Crystals

Out of Balance<p>Time crystals are strange. At the very least, they are a contradiction. A time crystal is quantum phenomenon that demonstrates movement …

This Nanoseconds-Long Movie Could Hold the Key to Free, Unlimited Energy

Photosynthesis on Film<p>With the help of sophisticated lasers and infrared spectroscopy, researchers from Imperial College London have captured the …

18 Signs That Show We've Reached the Tipping Point

By Bruce Melton<p>Our planet's systems have a tremendous capacity to absorb punishment before they begin to show signs of degradation. Earth's ecology …

Apple, Google, and Microsoft Smartphones Could Have Foldable Displays in 2018

Smartphone Innovation<p>Remember how cellphones used to come in all shapes and sizes? We had flip phones and sliders, round phones and rectangular ones, …

Physicists Have Mimicked an Elusive 'Synthetic' Magnetic State

One of quantum physics' most mysterious phenomena.<p>Researchers have managed to mimic one of physics' most sought-after phenomena - a strange …

This Startup Uses A Particle Accelerator To Make Solar Panels Much, Much Cheaper

Using a particle accelerator–a machine that speeds up sub-atomic particles to nearly the speed of light–Rayton Solar slices up ultra-precise pieces …

Clean Energy

A Star in a Jar: Fusion Power and Limitless Energy Explained

Fusion energy is an energy source that sounds almost too good to be true: unlimited energy that could be powered by the likes of seawater, with no …

This Material Could Reveal the Link Between Classical Physics and the Quantum Realm

Two Worlds in One?<p>It’s no surprise that quantum physics can be disorienting to the casual observer; after all, it does follow its own set of rules …

The Map of Physics: Animation Shows How All the Different Fields in Physics Fit Together

From Newton’s mechanical calculations to Einstein’s general and special relativity to the baffling indeterminacy of quantum mechanics, the discipline …

Strange Blue Clouds Have Appeared In Antarctica, Way Sooner Than Expected

That wasn't meant to happen.<p>Bright electric blue clouds have been spotted lurking in the skies over Antarctica, for the last couple of weeks.<p>A NASA …

It Took Over 200 Years, But Scientists Finally Figured Out How Water Conducts Electricity

Water As a Conductor<p>It’s a basic lesson everyone is taught in science, more out of safety than anything else, that water is a conductor of …

Why Aren't Fish Electrocuted During Lightning Storms?

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Get Involved in the World's Biggest Quantum Physics Experiment Happening Right Now

What could be the world’s largest quantum physics experiment is happening today, 30 November 2016, and researchers need people from all over the …

Physicists Say They've Produced The First 'Supersolid', And It's Even Stranger Than Predicted

Liquid and solid at the same time.<p>At its most simple, matter can come in the form of a solid, a liquid, a gas, or plasma. But what if you could …

Why Robots Need to Feel Pain

“Pain in the Machine” investigates whether pain and suffering are as essential for machine learning as they are for human cognitive development.<p>In "Lisa the Skeptic," a characteristically quotable episode of <i>The Simpsons</i>, a burning android flees a laboratory fire, robotically lamenting, "Why? Why …

Quantum Liquid on Bismuth Crystal Could Lead to Faster Electronics

QUANTUM CRYSTAL<p>New developments from Princeton University and the University of Texas-Austin have revealed odd behavior in electrons that could lay …

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The Secret to Achieving Your Dreams No One Tells You About

A Stanford student announced that she had to drop out of the Happiness class. “When I asked her why, instructor Carole Pertofsky shared with me, she …

Self-Criticism

Scientists Accidentally Discover Method to Turn Carbon Dioxide Into Ethanol

A team of scientists in Tennessee accidentally discovered a new method to convert carbon dioxide to ethanol, a finding that could aid the development …

Astronomers prove 200-year-old theory about why it gets dark at night

A theory that explains why it gets dark at night – dismissed by scientists for 200 years – has been proved right by new research using images from …

Physics Breakthrough: Quasiparticle Formation Was Observed for the First Time Ever

Understanding Quasiparticles<p>A quasiparticle is a concept of a state or phenomena that occurs in many-body systems or solid-state materials — like …

Why Nobody Talks About These 6 Alternatives to Fossil Fuel

Give 👏 it 👏 up 👏 for these underrated energy options!<p>Solar energy has become the golden child in any debate about sustainable power lately, …

Researchers are trying to figure out how to change your brain so you can learn like a kid again

Kids have amazing brains.<p>They can pick up two languages in early childhood just as easily as they can learn one. Early childhood also seems to be the key time period when musical training makes it much easier to acquire the skill known as perfect or absolute pitch. And that's not all — kids and …

The Brain

A New Dwarf Planet Has Just Been Discovered in Our Solar System

Pluto has a friend!<p>Scientists have identified a new dwarf planet in our Solar System, and it’s lurking way out in the edges, some 13.6 billion km …

Physicists Created the First-Ever Time Crystals

Making a Time Crystal<p>A time crystal, without going into much detail, is an object appearing to have movement while remaining at its ground state — an …

Quantum Physics

Are You a Genius? These Are the Kinds of Things You Might Be Up To.

You've probably heard of MacArthur genius grants, and maybe wondered if you could get your hands on one of those. You're smart, right? So what does …

Genius