Christopher Stander

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MIT Just Unveiled A Technique to Mass Produce Quantum Computers

Commercial Quantum Computing<p>Quantum computing is, if you are not already familiar, simply put, a type of computation that uses qubits to encode data …

Our Galaxy's Supermassive Black Hole May Reveal the Universe's Hidden Fifth Force

Redefining Physics<p>For the most part, we seem to have our universe figured out: there are four fundamental forces that govern the interactions of …

Supermassive Black Holes May Be Ruining Potentially Habitable Planets By Destroying Their Atmospheres

Scientists have discovered black holes may be doing more damage to their surroundings than originally thought. A study published this month shows …

New Evidence Reveals Black Hole Event Horizons Are All Too Real

General relativity passes another big test.<p>Scientists have found new evidence to support the idea that matter vanishes completely when it falls into …

Russian leaders have 'discussed Moscow's willingness' to use nukes if the US or NATO enters Crimea

Russian leaders are threatening to unleash a nuclear attack if the United States or its NATO allies enter the Ukrainian territory of Crimea, according to recent comments that appear to come in response to an increased military buildup by Western forces in the region.<p>Vyacheslav Alekseyevich Nikonov, …

Pentagon declares success for key test of missile defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon scored an important success Tuesday in a test of its oft-criticized missile defense program, destroying a mock warhead …

'Quantum leap' for Liverpool

Physicists from the University of Liverpool have made a huge step forwards towards building a novel experiment to probe the "dark contents" of the …

Why Nasa's daring mission to 'touch the sun' will be 'the next jump in knowledge'

Nasa is preparing to embark on a daring mission to "touch the sun" on Saturday, aiming to go closer than any other spacecraft has ventured.<p>The Parker Solar Probe will endure wicked heat while zooming through the solar corona to study this outermost part of the stellar atmosphere that gives rise to …

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AL1 Architects' Green-Roofed Gemini House Glows With a Translucent Facade

1/8<p>AL1's polycarbonate Gemini house in Austria<p>Deep within Vienna’s southern woods there is a beautiful daylit family home that appears to glow. The …