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We Just Got The First Real Evidence of a Strange Quantum Distortion in Empty Space

It's taken us 80 years to witness this.<p>For the first time, astronomers have observed a strange quantum phenomenon in action, where a neutron star is …

Quantum Physics

A New Hypothesis That Challenges Einstein's Physics Could Soon Be Put to The Test

Is the speed of light really a constant?<p>The speed of light in a vacuum, or <i>c</i>, is pretty much the most fundamental constant in physics – and according …

Physics

Elon Musk's plan to blanket Earth in high-speed internet may face a big threat: China

On November 15, SpaceX asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for permission to launch 4,425 internet-providing satellites. That is hundreds more satellites than currently orbit Earth, including the dead ones.<p>But as far back as January 2015, when Musk first debuted his global internet …

Physicists Uncover Strange Numbers in Particle Collisions

At the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, physicists shoot protons around a 17-mile track and smash them together at nearly the speed of light. It’s …

Quantum Mechanics