George Turner

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Yes, you can photograph the eclipse with your smartphone — here’s how

The 2017 solar eclipse could easily be the most photographed event of the year, but what if the only camera you own is inside your smartphone? While …

This To-Scale Map of The Solar System Will Make You Appreciate The Vastness of Space

There is a whole lot of nothingness out there.<p>There's a lot of space in space. That's the point hammered in by this huge to-scale map of the solar system, If The Moon Were Only 1 Pixel, created by the interactive designer Josh Worth. The map is simple: it starts at the sun, and by scrolling to the …

Brand New Maths Could Finally Explain How Disturbances Propagate Through Space-Time

There's a disturbance in the force.<p>The Universe as we know it is made up of a continuum of space and time - a space-time fabric that's curved by …

Forget What You've Learned - Scientists Just Created a Stable Helium Compound

The new frontier of chemistry.<p>If you remember your high school chemistry, you'll know that helium is a bit of an oddball. This noble gas is the least …

Scientists Create A New Kind Of Matter: Time Crystals

The crystals' patterns repeat not in space, but in time.<p>Crystals are structures in which a pattern of atoms or molecules repeats in space. Now, two teams of researchers have figured out that crystals' repeating patterns can also exist through time. These "time crystals," detailed in a new paper in …

'Substantial evidence' the universe is a hologram

International team of researchers carry out observational tests of holographic cosmology.<p>Scientists have found 'evidence' that the universe is a …

Time Crystals Break The Continuity Of Time

In September 2016, a team of researchers from the University of Maryland announced that they had experimentally confirmed the existence of time …

Quantum Physics

Humans and supernova-born neutron stars have similar structures, discover scientists

As atoms in our bodies were made in stars millions of years ago, it’s been common to propose that we are, in fact, made of stars. Another …

Physics Breakthrough: Quasiparticle Formation Was Observed for the First Time Ever

Understanding Quasiparticles<p>A quasiparticle is a concept of a state or phenomena that occurs in many-body systems or solid-state materials — like …

11 Ways Introverts Are Totally Misunderstood That You've Probably Never Realized

No one ever believes me when I say I'm an introvert. I'm outgoing, I like to talk (a lot), and I'm often out schmoozing at parties or making jokes in …

Asgardia: Scientists create new nation state in space, allow people to get citizenship

Scientists have launched the first new space nation. And anyone can become a citizen of it.<p>The new space nation of Asgardia hopes to save the human …

Physicists Create World’s First Time Crystal - MIT Technology Review

Crystals are extraordinary objects, not least because of their symmetry. Crystals form repeating patterns that are the same in some directions but …

Quantum Physics

New Theory of the Higgs Boson Could Explain Why Gravity Is So Weak

A new theory suggests that missing extra copies of the Higgs boson might explain why gravity is so much weaker than it should be.<p>Something is seriously wrong with gravity, and nobody's quite sure why.<p>The problem is that gravity is too weak. Out of the four fundamental physical forces in the …

Gravity tested for the first time with quantum spin | Cosmos

<b>A new experiment, based on measuring the free fall of rubidium atoms in a vacuum</b>, confirms that atoms of different quantum spin experience identical …

Earth - The quantum origin of time

Science has a habit of asking stupid questions. Stupid, that is, by the standards of common sense. But time and time again we have found that common sense is a poor guide to what really goes on in the world.<p>So if your response to the question "Why does time always go forwards, not backwards?" is …

Neutrinos Could Be The Reason Why Antimatter Hasn't Blown Up The Universe

Thanks, neutrinos!<p>Researchers studying the behaviour of electrically neutral particles called neutrinos might have finally found a solution to a …

Viewpoint: An Arrested Implosion

Author(s): Lincoln D. Carr and Benjamin L. LevThe collapse of a trapped ultracold magnetic gas is arrested by quantum fluctuations, creating quantum …

Magnetism

How light is detected affects the atom that emits it: An experiment suggests it might be possible to control atoms entangled with the light they emit by manipulating detection

An experiment suggests it might be possible to control atoms entangled with the light they emit by manipulating detection<p>Flick a switch on a dark …

Supermassive black holes offer hint at structure of the universe

New research into supermassive black holes has left astronomers scratching their heads — and has some excited that the findings may reveal …

Watch Chewie Interview a Rocket Scientist About Advanced Propulsion Systems

Certain aspects of the <i>Star Wars</i> universe (FTL travel, force magic) are clearly impossible. But some technologies, like extremely high-powered …

Tips For Playing Fallout 4 [Updated!]

It’s a harsh wasteland out there, fellow vault dwellers. Horrors can be found in every corner of the Commonwealth. Making it through <i>Fallout 4</i> in one …

The Top 3 Mind-Boggling Quantum Experiments That Will Drop Your Jaw

New Study Finds “Healing Energy” Can Be Stored & Used To Change Cancer Cells In Vitro<p>Published<p>3 days ago<p>on<p>July 17, 2018<p>In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>A new study …

‘My dentist saved my tooth, but wiped my memory’

After simple dental surgery, William lost his ability to form new memories. What happened? This real-life medical mystery should change the way we think about the brain, says David Robson.<p>William’s internal clock is eternally jammed at 13:40 on 14 March 2005 – right in the middle of a dentist …

Single-celled plankton evolves tiny, human-like eye

The eye is so complex that researchers originally thought it had come from an animal that the plankton had eaten<p>A single-celled marine plankton has evolved a miniature version of an eye to help see its prey better, researchers believe.<p>The tiny creature, which can only be seen under a microscope, it …

These Unreal Engine 4 Scenes Are Unbelievably Realistic

Unreal Engine 4, the game engine from Epic Games that's behind titles like EVE: Valkyrie and Street Fighter 5, has been used to create some amazing projects. New scenes from a UE user, however, might just be the most photorealistic.<p>User Koola posted a couple of screenshots and a short video from an …

Unreal Engine

Let's build a lawsuit-inducing nightmare deathtrap in ScreamRide

<i>ScreamRide</i> is a game about building rollercoasters that elicit screams from their riders — but only <i>certain kinds</i> of screams, you see. The sweet spot is that scream you get when your clients are scared of how fast your rollercoaster can go, or of the labyrinthine twists and turns your user-generated …

Void Destroyer - Launch Trailer - IGN Video

Void Destroyer is an indie space combat sim and RTS hybrid.

Spacecraft catches Mars atmosphere in act of escaping

Earth’s atmosphere is leaking into space, too, but only very, very slowly. Meanwhile, Mars is thought to have lost much of its atmosphere already.<p>A …

Lockheed Martin says it's pursuing nuclear fusion, a field littered with failures

Secretive defense contractor rushes in where theoretical physicists have feared to tread<p>Lockheed Martin has announced its Skunk Works has been working on a fusion reactor, in the hopes of meeting the world's demands for energy. The compact fusion reactor, or CFR, is (at least in theory) safer, …