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Light and matter merge in quantum coupling

Phase transitions are transitions between states of matter, like ice to water to vapor. The specific transition Kono's team is looking for is the …

Physicists Prove It’s Possible To Survive Falling Into A Black Hole

Black holes are the great unknown of physics, and deeply scary things. But the theoretical physics around them has increasingly trended towards black holes not being so bad. In fact, some think we might be on one now and not even have noticed, and sentient life might be circling one now. And now …

The Incredible Physics of the Hyperloop

There was lots of exciting news this week about the much-anticipated Hyperloop, a high-speed train that would be able to make the trip from San …

A new crisis in Greece would give the Leave campaign its own Project Fear

There are very good reasons to be wary of leaving the EU. But what if we stay and the union breaks up?<p>They say that it pays to have friends in high places. As they battle to keep Britain in the EU, David Cameron and George Osborne have been spoilt for ammunition over recent days. Dire warnings on …

Security News You Might Have Missed: If Math Is Outlawed, Only Outlaws Will Do Math

This week, the FTC and FCC decided to investigate why phone carriers don’t push patches to Android phones (which, incidentally, the ACLU has been calling on them to do since as early as 2013). Hackers sent phishing emails to members of the House of Representatives in attempted ransomware attacks, …

Surveillance

Wormholes Could Be The Key to Beating The Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle, Say Physicists

And it could solve some of computer science’s most intractable problems.<p>Time travel seems much more common in science fiction than it is in reality. …

Syria's civil war: Intense fighting in Deir Az Zor

Hundreds of pro-government troops have been killed in Aleppo and Deir Az Zor provinces as opposition armed groups and government forces fight over control of several areas, according to sources.<p>At least 170 pro-government troops have been killed in clashes that occurred in Khan Touman and Deir Az …

Syrian forces regain control of hospital in Deir Az-Zor

Syrian government forces have regained control over a hospital in the city of Deir Az-Zor, government sources told Al Jazeera, after ISIL seized it, killing 20 troops and taking medical staff hostage.<p>Steffanie Dekker, reporting from bordering Turkish city of Gaziantep, said that government forces …

Polls: Sanders has more potential to beat Trump | US & Canada

Recent polls have demonstrated that Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a much higher potential to defeat Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee, in an election than Hillary Clinton, although the latter is the Democratic party's frontrunner.<p>The Reuters news agency, …

How Quantum Entanglement Can Help You Understand Many-Worlds

Last week, I wrote a big long post about why entanglement doesn’t allow faster-than-light communication, and included a passing mention that was related somehow to the “Many-Worlds” Interpretation of quantum physics. That post was long already, so I didn’t have room to say more, but that remark …

Nanoparticles Encapsulate Weight Loss Drugs to Reduce Side Effects

(Top) Stimulating the growth of new blood vessels in adipose tissue transforms the tissue from fat-storing white tissue to fat-burning brown tissue. …

The researchers who detected Einstein’s gravitational waves just won a $3 million Breakthrough Prize

The Breakthrough Prizes for scientific achievements were created by Russian billionaire Yuri Milner along with several technology pioneers, including Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Google co-founder Sergey Brin.<p>In February, a team from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory …

Gravitational Waves

It's Raining All Over The Universe

This morning I woke to the sound of rain on the roof. Is there any music more beautiful? It's the perfect reminder of nature's grounding cycles from which we also emerge and disappear.<p>But being an astrophysicist, I was suddenly struck by the realization that Earth is not the only world that knows …

Muslims for Trump, though few, see past rhetoric, bluster

DETROIT (AP) — As a Donald Trump supporter, Nedal Tamer feels he's in the minority among Muslim-Americans, comfortable with his choice yet somewhat confounded that he doesn't have more company.<p>Small numbers of Muslims find comfort, not concern, in Trump's strong stance on immigrants. They see it as …

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ORNL researchers discover new state of water molecule

Neutron scattering and computational modeling have revealed unique and unexpected behavior of water molecules under extreme confinement that is …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

How to Harvest Terawatts of Solar Power on the Moon

Planet Earth isn’t the most ideal place for solar power to thrive. Sunsets and weather afford solar panels a significant amount of downtime. But …

If the Palestinians are guilty of incitement, then what does Israel’s 24/7 occupation amount to?

Hardly a day goes by without Israel accusing Palestinian leaders of incitement against the state and its citizens. They argue that such incitement …

Team Achieves Real-Time Single Molecule Electronic DNA Sequencing

<b>New York, NY (Scicasts)</b> — Researchers from Columbia University, with colleagues at Genia Technologies (Roche), Harvard University and the National …

Genetics

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Solar Impulse 2 completes its flight across the Pacific

After months of delays and days of flying, Solar Impulse 2 has finished crossing the Pacific. The sunlight-powered aircraft arrived in San Francisco Bay on the night of April 23rd, with an expected touchdown at Moffett Field (as of this writing) around 3AM Eastern on the 24th. This isn't the …

Physicists Squeeze Water Molecules Into an Entirely New State

Beyond solids, liquids, and gases.<p>Physicists from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have discovered a new state of water that cannot be explained as a solid, liquid, or gas. It is a peculiar, and like exceedingly common, "other" state that water molecules are forced to exist …

Astronomers Have Discovered a Super-Fast Star System That Breaks Current Physics Models

No one can explain those speeds.<p>Thousands of light-years away, on the outskirts of the Milky Way, astronomers have detected something no one’s ever …

New method of detecting gravitational waves will bring them closer

Scientists at The University of Western Australia have discovered new technology which could mean that instead of being detected a billion light …

Great Discoveries Channel

Posted on Aug 12, 2018<p>“It’s like a fairy tale: ‘Big rock from sky hits the dinosaurs, and boom they go.’ And it has all the aspects of a really nice …

Can black holes transport you to other worlds?

If you believe the creations of science fiction, black holes serve as gateways to other worlds, either distant parts of this universe or other …

Birds measure magnetic fields using long-lived quantum coherence

Evolution may have optimized fluctuations in cryptochrome proteins, say scientists

Magnetism

Scientists just discovered a new state of matter

Quantum spin liquid, a state of matter predicted over forty years ago, has finally been discovered by a team of researchers.<p>The matter, which has …