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Quantum of solace – information can be rescued from a black hole

Is there a way to retrieve information that falls into a black hole? <i>(Image: Richard Kail/SPL)</i><p>The fate of information that falls into a black hole is …

Game Of Quarks: A Guide For The Perplexed

Nature is the ultimate puzzle player, as scientists at the European Center for Nuclear Research (CERN) found out last week.<p>In the late 1950s, particle physics was in crisis. Being the branch of physics that studies the structure of matter, particle physicists search for the smallest bits of stuff …

Time-traveling photons connect general relativity to quantum mechanics

Scientists have simulated time travel by using particles of light acting as quantum particles sent away and then brought back to their original …

Memory: Why cramming for tests often fails

You may think you know your own mind, but when it comes to memory, research suggests that you don't. If we’re trying to learn something, many of us study in ways that prevent the memories sticking. Fortunately, the same research also reveals how we can supercharge our learning.<p>We’ve all had to face …

Uncover the Universe’s Mysteries From the Comfort of Home

Eight hundred years ago, cathedrals were the height of human achievement. It was here that humans tested the limits of ingenuity. Here that design …

Particle Weirdness Shows Physics Is Right About Being Wrong

If neutrinos had personalities, they’d be known best for their aloofness. These tiny particles, which can travel almost as fast as the speed of …

How to Solve a Physics Problem Undergrads Usually Get Wrong

This is a classic introductory physics problem. Basically, you have a cart on a frictionless track (call this <i>m</i>1) with a string that runs over a …

Famous Fluid Equations Are Incomplete

A 115-year effort to bridge the particle and fluid descriptions of nature has led mathematicians to an unexpected answer.<p>In 1900, the great …

4 Great Equation Tools for Math Teachers and Students

June 29, 2015<br>Here are four excellent Chrome apps specifically curated for Math teachers and students. These apps are ideal for writing, editing and …

The future is being built inside a man’s garage

David Pares believes he has developed a proof-of-concept for a warp drive motor— a propulsion system that allows a spacecraft to travel at speeds …

A crazy new theory solves 40-year-old mystery about what happens inside of a black hole

What happens once you cross this threshold is a long-standing mystery that the world's leading scientists have been pondering for decades with little headway.<p>Now, a recent paper presented at a conference in Paris this week has proposed a solution by looking at black holes in a completely different …

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