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The 13 Best Water Bottles

You’ve seen the research: disposable plastic bottles are destroying the planet, taking up precious space in our landfills, and getting dolphins addicted to methamphetamines. (We may have made up that last part). So get a reusable water bottle, like any one of the 13 listed below, then hold onto it …

National Parks

The Universe Has A Lithium Problem

Over the past decades, scientists have wrestled with a problem involving the Big Bang Theory. The Big Bang Theory suggests that there should be three …

Superhot

Want to Build Your own Quantum Computer? Here is the Blueprint

If you can get your head around it, then there’s enough free information and resources available for anyone to have a go at making their quantum …

Quantum Computing

The Double-Slit Experiment Cracked Reality Wide Open

The double-slit experiment seems simple enough: cut two slits in a sheet of metal and send light through them, first as a constant wave, then in …

NASA and MIT Collaborate to develop space-based quantum-dot spectrometer

A NASA technologist has teamed with the inventor of a new nanotechnology that could transform the way space scientists build spectrometers, the …

Optical fibre with Einstein effect

Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light in Erlangen have discovered a new mechanism for guiding light in photonic crystal …

Nanotech

Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity Was Initially Met With a Universal Eye-Roll

Everyone has heard of Albert Einstein's special theory of relativity. Just imagine the universal explosion of praise that happened when he published …

The Man Who's Trying to Kill Dark Matter

For 80 years, scientists have puzzled over the way galaxies and other cosmic structures appear to gravitate toward something they cannot see. This …

Hubble Space Telescope Detects Shadow In A Young Star’s Circumstellar Disk Possibly Caused By Orbiting Planet

Last April, a team of astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) in Chile said they had spotted an infant exoplanet …

First experimental proof of a 70 year old physics theory

Scientists have demonstrated the magnetic behavior of a special class of 2D materials. This is the first experimental proof to a theory proposed more …

Quantum Physics

There's a theory that a hypermassive black hole spawned our universe

The most accepted theory of the origin of the universe is still the Big Bang. The theory proposes the universe started from a small singularity (the gravitational kind), then began to expand over the succeeding 13.8 billion years. Although this expansion has its own issues, a bigger question …

The Trouble with Quantum Mechanics

The development of quantum mechanics in the first decades of the twentieth century came as a shock to many physicists. Today, despite the great …

Quantum Mechanics

Top Science Stories of 2016

Gravitational waves, the Zika virus, and finding water in unexpected places in the solar system were some of the biggest science stories of 2016. In …

Forget the Big Bang Theory: Model suggests universe was born from two cosmos COLLIDING

GETTYThe universe was born from two worlds colliding<p>A Princeton University physicist claims that the universe was created when two 3D universe …

Dark Matter

Teen Uses Popcorn Bowl To Simply Explain Einstein’s Most Complicated Theory, At 5:40 My Mind Was Blown.

If you’ve seen the recent blockbuster hit “Interstellar,” Einsteins theory of relativity might still be boggling your mind. Einstein postulated that …

5 scientific myths you probably believe about the Universe

How a little knowledge can bring about some huge misconceptions… and how to fix it.<p><i>“Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound in his</i> …

Was Einstein wrong? Controversial theory claims the speed of light is not a constant

A potentially divisive theory suggests Einstein may have been wrong to say the speed of light is a constant – and the claims could soon be tested …

This Propulsion Expert Says There's a Good Chance NASA's EM Drive Results Are Flawed

The plot thickens.<p>It’s one of the most intriguing stories of the year: NASA’s version of the 'impossible' EM Drive appears to produce thrust, …

A brief history of Tim: Peake's space capsule to go on display at Science Museum

Soyuz TMA-M used by British astronaut on journey to and from International Space Station will be shown at London museum<p>The spacecraft used by Tim Peake on his journey to and from the International Space Station is to go on display at London’s Science Museum.<p>The Soyuz TMA-M that launched the British …

Space Exploration

More than 100,000 people challenge Einstein in a unique worldwide quantum physics experiment

On November 30th, for the first time, participants around the world took part in a unique worldwide experiment with the aim of testing the laws of …

Albert Einstein

A Weird New Property Of Water Points To Big Possibilities

Water stays frozen at temperatures well above boiling when it’s trapped inside carbon nanotubes.<p>The discovery reveals another unexpected property of water. And that strange behavior has scientists salivating at the thought of possible applications.<p>Water is a pretty unusual substance to begin with. …

Protons

If You're Looking For Alien Life, How Will You Know If You've Found it?

When a robotic probe finally lands on a watery world like Jupiter's moon Europa, what do scientists have to see to definitively say whether the place has any life?<p>That's the question retired astronaut John Grunsfeld posed to some colleagues at NASA when he was in charge of the agency's science …

Paranormal

What Is EmDrive, NASA's New Space Engine?

NASA is going to Mars, perhaps as early as 2033. It won't be a short trip, however, at least not with current technology.<p>According to a recent <b>Boeing</b> (NYSE: BA) presentation on NASA's plan for a manned mission to Mars, the best time to launch a spaceship from Earth to Mars is during "Mars …

Space Travel

NASA Needs You to Solve Its Zero Gravity Space Poop Problem

Not all heroes wear capes.<p>Houston, we have a space poop problem. NASA is offering $30,000 to the genius who can figure out a way to dispose of human bodily substances while astronauts are strapped into their seats in zero gravity and unable to use a restroom.<p>Currently, crew members wear adult …

Space Science

Scientists have made a bizarre lifeform that bonds carbon to silicon

You're probably already familiar with a few products products that use carbon-silicon, or organosilicon: glues, caulks, and pesticides, to name a few.<p>But the new biological trick, which was forcefully evolved in bacteria, is safer and 15 times more efficient than synthetic, industrial chemistry at …

Ask Ethan: How Do Gravitational Waves Escape From A Black Hole?

Perhaps the greatest discovery of all announced in 2016 was the direct detection of gravitational waves. Even though they had been predicted by Einstein’s general theory of relativity 101 years prior, it took the development of a laser interferometer sensitive to ripples in space that would …

Black Holes

Parallel Universes DO Exist, Theory Suggests

In order to put forth tangible proof that backs the multiverse or ‘Many Worlds’ theory, scientists have finally confirmed that parallel universes …

Quantum Mechanics

When Did the Universe Begin?

According to some scientists and a model based on quantum correction, the universe may have been in existence forever. This theory complements …

Physics