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We Hope Someday We Can Love Something As Much As This Sheep Loves Bouncing On A Trampoline

Life is short. If you love bouncing on trampolines, go bounce on them by all means.<p>Revered as the ultimate symbol of cool since it was first …

Arctic Monkeys

AI-powered brain emulation is changing our definition of death

Our definition of death is changing. Until the concept of brain death was realised in the 20th century, death was primarily presumed upon the absence …

The Brain

Screens are killing your eyeballs, and now we know how

The "blue screen of death" is taking on a whole new meaning.<p>Blue light’s rap sheet is growing ever longer. Researchers have connected the high-energy visible light, which emanates from both the sun and your cell phone (and just about every other digital device in our hands and on our bedside …

Blade Runner

New Horizons Spacecraft Sees Possible Hydrogen Wall at the End of the Solar System

As it speeds away from the Sun, the New Horizons mission may be approaching a “wall.”<p>The New Horizons spacecraft, now at a distance nearly four …

Astronomy

Organic solar cells set 'remarkable' energy record

<b>Chinese researchers have taken what they say is a major step forward for the development of a new generation of solar cells.</b><p>Manufacturers have long used silicon to make solar panels because the material was the most efficient at converting sunlight into electricity.<p>But organic photovoltaics, made …

Clean Energy

Dark Energy May Be Incompatible With String Theory

A controversial new paper argues that universes with dark energy profiles like ours do not exist in the “landscape” of universes allowed by string …

Dark Matter

Strange metals are even weirder than scientists thought

Some strange metals are odd in more ways than one, and that could help scientists understand high-temperature superconductors.

Magnetism

Alzheimer’s breakthrough could stop memory loss before it starts

Researchers have made a breakthrough in treating Alzheimer’s disease — but treatment needs to happen before symptoms begin.<p>A new paper published in …

Dementia

New dolphin-whale hybrid sea creature is the spawn of an unholy union

While surveying whales and dolphins off the Hawaiian Islands, scientists spotted a creature they've never seen before: a peculiar hybrid between a …

Dolphins

Holographic image of a black hole proposed in a graphene flake

Physicists have theoretically shown that, by applying a magnetic field to a small, irregularly shaped graphene flake, the flake becomes a quantum …

Black Holes

A 12-mile, underground lake may have been found on Mars. What could live there?

The red Martian surface may be barren and arid, but about a mile underneath Mars' south pole, scientists think they've found something …

European Space Agency

A glitch in Google Translate's AI is translating gibberish into doomsday warnings and prophecies about the second coming of Jesus

A newly-discovered glitch in Google Translate is causing the online tool to transform gibberish suggestions into doomsday warnings and prophesies …

Artificial Intelligence

Uncovering the interplay between two famous quantum effects

The Casimir force and superconductivity are two well-known quantum effects. These phenomena have been thoroughly studied separately, but what happens …

Quantum Physics

Two quarks for Muster Higgs

Every atom has a nucleus at its centre, and the smallest constituents of that nucleus are quarks. Named by Murray Gell-Mann after James Joyce’s Finnegan’s Wake, nothing is smaller than a quark. In fact as far as we know, quarks are <i>infinitely</i> small.<p>The idea of an infinitely small particle is …

Physics

NASA Releases Eerie Audio From Saturn's Plasma Waves - ExtremeTech

NASA Releases Eerie Audio From Saturn’s Plasma Waves<p>By on July 12, 2018 at 7:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this …

'Ghostly' particles from supermassive, spinning black hole give scientists new understanding of universe

A breakthrough in the study of ghostly particles will provide a new way to understand the universe, scientists have revealed.<p>Researchers said that …

Please Wait

So Long TNT, There's a New Explosive in Town

Bis-oxadiazole could replace TNT and other explosives in military ordnance.<p>The chemistry of explosives is a delicate matter. A little less carbon, a little more nitrogen, and the right amount of oxygen can transform a relatively inert substance into quite the showstopper.<p>For more than 100 years, …

The entire planet could literally be fueled by star power as soon as 2030

Your electric bill could end up being obsolete if one company succeeds at harnessing the energy of superhot plasma with a mega-reactor that could …

Ultrafast neuronal imaging of dopamine dynamics with designed genetically encoded sensors

Structured Abstract<p>INTRODUCTION<p>Neuromodulators, such as dopamine, norepinephrine, or serotonin, exert powerful control over neural circuit dynamics …

Get your head around the most mind-bending concepts in science

The idea of an infinite multitude of universes is forced on us by physics. But the multiverse takes many forms – and we’re still finding our place …

We Just Found The Missing Matter In The Universe, And Still Need Dark Matter

For over 40 years, scientists have argued over dark matter’s existence.<p>Big questions arose from the motions inside galaxies, clusters of galaxies, and along the cosmic web.<p>From their gravity, we can infer the total mass in the Universe.<p>Yet multiple sources indicate that only 15% of that mass can be …

Dark Matter

For The First Time Ever, Astronomers Have Observed a Black Hole Ejecting Matter Twice

Wow.<p>Black holes don't just sit there munching away constantly on the space around them. Eventually they run out of nearby matter and go quiet, lying …

This insane golden chamber contains water so pure it can dissolve metal, and is helping scientists detect dying stars

Hidden 1,000 metres under Mount Ikeno in Japan is a place that looks like a supervillain's dream.<p>Super-Kamiokande (or "Super-K" as it's sometimes referred to) is a neutrino detector. Neutrinos are sub-atomic particles which travel through space and pass through solid matter as though it were …

Physics

New omniphobic coating could slash fuel costs for US Navy ships

To make ships and submarines slippier, the US Navy's Office of Naval Research (ONR) is sponsoring the development of an "omniphobic" coating that not …

Physicists Just Found the Last Missing Protons and Neutrons In the Universe

The universe's missing matter has been found, and it's floating between the stars.<p>Researchers who study the ancient history of the universe know how …

The space-time echoes that point to a new theory of reality

A LONG time ago, in a galaxy far away, two black holes collided. We know this because more than a billion years later, on the morning of 14 September …