Isaiah Carmichael

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Does Dark Matter Exist, Or Is Gravity Wrong? The Answer Lies Billions Of Years In The Past

When we look out at the luminous matter in the Universe — stars, galaxies, clusters of galaxies and the hot gas in and between them — it tells a couple of different stories. One is the story of how normal matter (based on atomic nuclei and electrons) comes together to emit, absorb and otherwise …

Dark Matter

A Supermassive Black Hole Has Broken Free And Is Now Destroying Everything

Black hole has no chill.<p>You might think you have troublesome neighbours, but spare a thought for one galaxy where the disruption nearby was so …

Dear Science: How does heavy rain stay up in the clouds?

<i>Dear Science: How do millions of gallons of water defy gravity before they fall as rain?</i><p>Here's what science has to say:<p>This is the kind of salt-of-the-Earth science question that might make a reader or two roll their eyes, but I bet that plenty of us have failed to consider how weird and awesome …

Weather

If You're Going to Fall Into a Black Hole, Make Sure It's Rotating

<i>In “Interstellar” Matthew McConaughey saves the day by traveling into a black hole. New research suggests this could be possible. (Image © Paramount</i> …

Forget Schrödinger's Cat: The Latest Quantum Puzzle Is About Three Pigeons in Two Holes

For decades, Schrödinger’s famous thought experiment involving a cat has been the turn-to illustration of quantum mechanics. But now there’s a new …

These 4 Cosmic Phenomena Travel Faster Than The Speed of Light

Breaking the light barrier.<p>When Albert Einstein first predicted that light travels the same speed everywhere in our Universe, he essentially stamped …

General relativity caught in action around black hole

<b>GENEVA</b> — An effect of general relativity that is barely measurable on Earth has been spotted in full force around a black hole.<p>Physicists detected …

Black Holes

Electron "Lifespan" is at Least 5 Quintillion Times the Age of the Universe

Basic physics suggests that electrons are essentially immortal. A fascinating experiment recently failed to overthrow this fundamental assumption. …

Physicists explain how to solve difficult mathematical problems with time travel computing

Sending a locked message back in time of which no one will ever read the contents can help solve difficult problems, according to an international …

The Shrinking Proton: Particle Is Smaller Than Thought

How many protons can dance on the head of a pin? The answer is nowhere near as straightforward as one may think — and it might offer new insights …

Physics

The Universe is Dying? Now What?

<i>Paul Sutter is a visiting scholar at The Ohio State University's Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics (CCAPP). Sutter is also host of the</i> …

Dark Matter

The Smallest Galaxies In The Universe Have The Most Dark Matter

If you want to find dark matter, there’s one simple rule: you follow the mass. Indeed, if you look at the largest structures in the Universe — big galaxies, groups of galaxies, or even the most massive clusters — they all show the same thing: their internal motions are all too fast to be explained …

Universe

What Is the Smallest Thing in the Universe?

The answer to the enduring question of the smallest thing in the universe has evolved along with humanity. People once thought grains of sand were …

Physicists Send Particles Of Light Into The Past, Proving Time Travel Is Possible?

I'm in!<p>Scientists from the University of Queensland, Australia, have used single particles of light (photons) to simulate quantum particles …

What Is A White Hole?

A white hole is a hypothetical feature of the universe. It is considered the opposite of a black hole. As black holes don’t let anything escape from …

How To Understand Black Holes

Physicist and writer Sabine Hossenfelder explains in '10 Things You Should Know About Black Holes.'<p>Sabine Hossenfelder, a high-energy physicist at Sweden's Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, is the main voice behind the excellent Backreaction blog, which is highly recommended for those …

From string theory to Mother Of All Theories

<i>String theory — there are five of them — merges Einstein’s general relativity with quantum mechanics to understand black holes and the universe. Now</i> …

Schrödinger’s Cat Lives On (Or Not) at the Age of 80 - The Nature of Reality — The Nature of Reality | PBS

On November 29, 2015, cat lovers and haters will have common cause to celebrate. That date marks the 80th anniversary of the publication of Austrian …

Quantum Mechanics

How to walk through walls using the 4th Dimension [Miegakure: a 4D game]