Anthony Marchetti

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Time Travel Isn't Possible ... or Is It?

Special relativity teaches us that the three dimensions of space and the solitary dimension of time are woven together like a fabric. It's impossible to think of them as separate entities, only a singular unified entity — space-time. We can't think of motion through space without being mindful of …

Physics

Why this total solar eclipse is our best chance to discover mysteries of the sun

Around 9am on Monday, observers standing on the coast of Oregon will notice a small black spot that will appear on one side of the sun. As the morning progresses, this inky imperfection will grow until, by about 10.15am, it covers the entire solar disc. The sun will be blotted out from the sky and …

Astronomy

What humans will look like in 1,000 years

Humans are still evolving, So, where will evolution take us in 1,000 years?<br>Chances are we'll be taller. Humans have already seen a boom in height over the last 130 years.<p>In 1880 the average American male was 5'7''. Today, he's 5'10''.<p>We may also merge with machines that can enhance our hearing, …

We May Be Able to Build a Rocket That Can Go 99.999% the Speed of Light

Theoretical Spacecrafts<p>Theoretical physics often lifts the sanctions we set on our own imaginations. Whether it’s exploring the possibility of warp …

Why the US is failing at space

Leave it to the country’s space program for a rare bit of political comity. The NASA Transition Authorization Act, signed by President Trump in March …

Scientists Have Found a New Way to Get Cancer Cells to Self-Destruct

Set proteins to "kill".<p>A newly discovered mechanism causes cancerous cells to kill themselves off, and researchers say it could be particularly …

Cancer

Scientists drew a riveting conclusion after looking at the DNA of thousands of people with depression

Yet for decades, scientists have known surprisingly little about what genes are linked with the development of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD).<p>A recent study aims to change that. In their paper, published in August 2016 in the journal Nature Genetics, a team of scientists pinpointed 17 genetic …

Planet 9 Found? Astronomers Have Officially Found A Candidate

3 Days, 4 Possibilities<p>An intense three-day crowdsourced search for an undiscovered planet in our solar system has produced four possible candidates. …

Earth Prepares To Snap First-Ever Image Of A Black Hole's Event Horizon

Perhaps gravity’s oddest prediction is the existence of black holes: regions of space where gravity is so strong that nothing, not even light, can escape.<p>Only through gravitational effects, such as by influencing stars, have they ever been seen.<p>X-ray signatures can locate and be used to weigh black …

Black Holes

Is Dark Matter Hiding Aliens?

In that case, dark matter could contain real complexity, and perhaps it is where all technologically advanced life ends up or where most life has …

Dark Matter