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Elusive Higgs-Like State Created in Exotic Materials

Two teams of physicists have created the "Higgs mode" – a link between particle physics and the physics of matter. The work could help researchers …

New Hubble Data Shows "New Physics" At Work in Space

Astrophysics is never written in stone.<p>NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is known to capture some of the most graceful images of deep space. Its findings …

Israeli scientist finds major proof of the existence of ‘dark matter’ in the universe

New evidence of the existence of “dark matter” in the universe may help solve one of the greatest mysteries of modern science. Research published by …

We Just Detected Signals From The Very First Stars in Our Universe - And It's Not What We Expected

This is a HUGE moment for science.<p>The Big Bang may have been bright and dramatic, but immediately after it occurred the Universe got extremely dark …

Quantum Weirdness Once Again Shows We're Not Living in a Computer Simulation

There is no red pill.<p>Questions of whether our reality is a simulation of something deeper have kept philosophers and freshmen awake since Plato was a …

Humans came from distant galaxies, along with everything else in the Milky Way

Humans are formed from matter that flew billions of miles from another galaxy, according to a new study.<p>Much of the stuff around us and spread …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Apps

What is Quantum Entanglement? Part 1: Waves and particles

If you follow science, or science fiction, to any degree, great or small, you’ve probably heard the term “quantum entanglement” before. You may also …

Physics

17 Google products you've never heard of

Most of us have heard of Google's well-publicized moonshots: Self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, internet-beaming balloons, and more.<p>While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly …

Apps

From head transplants to space tourism: the innovations set to change the world in 2017

Musk Is Preparing to Release "Brain Hacking Tech," And He's Not Alone

Making a New Kind of Human<p>The age of the machine is well underway, and there is a very good chance that humanity will be left behind. Artificial …

An Astrophysicist Says We Might Not Be Able to Distinguish Aliens From The Laws of Physics

What if dark matter is really just aliens?<p>An astrophysicist has put forward an interesting thought experiment this week: what if a civilisation of …

Dark Matter

Is There Another 'You' Out There In A Parallel Universe?

One of the most exciting and enticing topics to speculate about is the idea that our reality — our Universe the way it is and the way we experience it — might not be the only version of events out there. Perhaps there are other Universes, perhaps even with different versions of ourselves, different …

Dark Matter

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Remarkable New Theory Says There's No Gravity, No Dark Matter, and Einstein Was Wrong

Gravity is something all of us are familiar with from our first childhood experiences. You drop something - it falls. And the way physicists have …

Dark Matter

Be Thankful For The Universe That Created You

We all have a lot to be thankful for, but the biggest one we all have in common is that we all exist. Moreover, we exist on a world and in a Universe where it’s possible for us to exist, and to exist as long as our natural lifespans will allow us. This wasn’t guaranteed from first principles, but …

Universe

Scientists Think the Speed of Light Has Slowed, and They're Trying to Prove It

A controversial theory that would overturn Einstein’s theory of general relativity could soon be tested.<p>In 1905, a 26-year-old Albert Einstein changed physics forever when he outlined his theory of special relativity. This theory outlined the relationship between space and time and is founded on …

Theory challenging Einstein's view on speed of light could soon be tested

The newborn universe may have glowed with light beams moving much faster than they do today, according to a theory that overturns Einstein’s century-old claim that the speed of light is a constant.<p>João Magueijo, of Imperial College London, and Niayesh Afshordi, of the University of Waterloo in …

Physics

Organisms Might Be Quantum Machines

Few of us really understand the weird world of quantum physics – but our bodies might take advantage of quantum properties. If there’s any subject …

A New Theory of Gravity Just Passed its First Test. Here's What This Means for Physics

Emergent Gravity<p>In 2010, renowned string theory expert Erik Verlinde from the University of Amsterdam and the Delta Institute for Theoretical Physics …

Recommended Reading: Physicists Wonder: Does Time Really Exist Or Does It Just Look That Way?

As it turns out, time is a pretty complicated thing. And I'm not talking about measuring it, or making little devices to chime out the hours, either. …

Ripples in spacetime: Science's 2016 Breakthrough of the Year

The discovery of ripples in spacetime—gravitational waves—shook the scientific world this year. It fulfilled a prediction made 100 years ago by …

Physics

Just how far away are the exoplanets we've found?

Humankind's greatest adventure lies beyond the sun<p>The galaxy brims with billions of planets, but whoa—they’re so far away! Unfortunately for would-be star trekkers, even the closest would take hundreds of lifetimes to reach with current technology. Until someone invents the warp drive, we’ll have …

Exoplanets

We Survive Because Reality May Be Nothing Like We Think It Is

Professor of cognitive science at the University of California, Irvine Donald H. Hoffman has doubts that reality is much like what we think it is. We …

Worlds Without End: The Many Kinds of Parallel Universes

Multiversal<p>It’s a frequent staple of science fiction—the notion that there’s another universe out there, coextensive with yet sejunct from our own; a …

Dark Matter

What is the Fermi Paradox? - ExtremeTech

By on January 18, 2017 at 12:45 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Ever since scientists began to …

Physicists Say They've Manipulated 'Pure Nothingness' And Observed The Fallout

In the quantum vacuum, no one can hear you scream.<p>According to quantum mechanics, a vacuum isn't empty at all. It's actually filled with quantum …