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24 Crazy Facts About Quantum Physics That’ll Blow You Away

Do you like surfing deep inside your mind?<p>How about learning new things and getting lost in the infinite world of knowledge?<p>We’ve done our research …

The Standard Model of Particle Physics: The Absolutely Amazing Theory of Almost Everything

The Standard Model. What a dull name for the most accurate scientific theory known to human beings.More than a quarter of the Nobel Prizes in physics …

Physics

Does a black hole ever die?

What we know about the mysterious life cycle of a black hole.<p>Astronomer Misty Bentz would like you to know that black holes don’t suck. “They’re not cosmic vacuum cleaners going around and sucking everything in,” she says. “They just use gravity the same way everything else does.”<p>Instead of a …

The US Military Has Released a Mysterious Report on 'Warp Drives'. Here's What Physicists Think About It

Could we really have faster-than-light travel?<p>Sometime after August 2008, the US Department of Defence contracted dozens of researchers to look into …

Physics

How Does Your Consciousness Make Everything Real?

Does reality exist without us? Physicists have found it maddeningly difficult to write the observer out of quantum theory.<p>Now some are contemplating …

Quantum Experiment Shows How “Time” Doesn’t Exist As We Think It Does (Mind-Altering)

“We choose to examine a phenomenon which is impossible, absolutely impossible, to explain in any classical way, and which has in it the heart of …

Weekend lie-ins could help you avoid an early death, study says

Many people complain they do not get enough sleep, and it seems they are right to be concerned. Researchers have found that adults under the age of 65 who get five or fewer hours of sleep for seven days a week have a higher risk of death than those who consistently get six or seven hours’ …

Sleep

A New Theory Based On Quantum Entanglement Says Your Mind Exists In Another Dimension – Page 2

Principles of quantum physics may explain how the mind processes information<p>Meijer believes that our consciousness could be sharing information with …

This physicist’s ideas of time will blow your mind

Time feels real to people. But it doesn’t even exist, according to quantum physics. “There is no time variable in the fundamental equations that describe the world,” theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli tells Quartz.<p>If you met him socially, Rovelli wouldn’t assault you with abstractions and math to …

Equations

A cure for hangovers? A UCLA professor may have cracked the code

Drop everything and pick up a glass of wine. Science may have finally come through for us. A professor from UCLA has designed “an antidote that could …

Alcohol

The 42 Biggest Questions About Life, the Universe, and Everything

In a homage to 'Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,' two physicists explain the biggest unknowns in science. I’ve summed them up as a tweetstorm.<p>In Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams’ classic irreverent tour through the universe, a supercomputer named Deep Thought discovers the answer to …

Physics

NHS preparing to offer ‘game-changing’ cancer treatment

The NHS is preparing to fast-track a “game-changing” cancer treatment into hospitals, its chief executive has said, calling for the manufacturers to help by setting an affordable price.<p>Simon Stevens said CAR-T therapy, which has been licensed in the US but not yet in the UK, could be approved for …

Immunotherapy

Is Consciousness in the Physical World? We May Be About to Find Out.

Physicist Lucien Hardy of the Perimeter Institute for Quantum Physics in Canada has an experiment he wants to try. His believes his experiment could …

Quantum Physics

World's Most Powerful X-Ray Laser Creates Molecular 'Black Hole'

The world's most powerful X-ray laser has created a molecular "black hole."<p>The black hole is not a tiny version of the supermassive celestial object …

Black Holes

After 100 Years of Debate, Hitting Absolute Zero Has Been Declared Mathematically Impossible

The third law of thermodynamics finally gets its proof.<p>After more than 100 years of debate featuring the likes of Einstein himself, physicists have …

Quantum Physics

The 3 Ways That Parallel Universes Could Be Real

The idea that things exist in a particular, well-defined state at all times where their properties can be determined so long as you can measure them well enough was fundamental to how we conceived of the Universe. When quantum physics came along, that idea went right out the window, never to …

Dark Matter

What Are These "Time Crystals" We Keep Hearing About?

Yes they exist. No you can't buy them from a mysterious shopkeeper.<p>This past week, science and technology blogs devoted a few hours and in some cases …

Quantum Physics

Scientists discovered crystals that defy physics, and we don't know what to believe anymore

Today in your daily dose of science, scientists discovered crystals that defy physics. Prepare to have your mind blown, because we have no idea what …

The Universe Could Be One Giant Alien Claims Scientist

Are we living inside an alien?<p>A scientist has put forward the extraordinary idea that one of the reasons we haven’t found alien life yet is because …

Spooky Physics Up Close: An Exchange

In response to:<p><i>Something Faster Than Light? What Is It?</i> from the November 10, 2016 issue<p><i>To the Editors</i>:<p>In a recent and very interesting review of a …

"Strange Stars" Could Be the Weirdest Objects in the Universe

Physics tells us they could theoretically exist forever, though we've never spotted one.<p>When an incredibly massive star supernovas, it leaves behind one of two things: a neutron star or a black hole. Neutron stars are the leftover cores of massive stars after they have ejected all their other …

Controversial gene-editing technique injected into cancer patients in China

Latest use of technology seems to avoid use of embryonic cells, may spur international race<p>Experiments in China with a controversial gene modifying …

Genetics

Chinese Scientists Become First to Use CRISPR Gene-Editing on Humans

Chinese scientists are attempting to use CRISPR to develop a new treatment for cancer patients, and the U.S. will soon follow their lead.<p>A team of Chinese scientists from Sichuan University in Chengdu have become the first to inject a person with cells modified with the gene-editing tool …

World's Best Stargazing Sites

Explore seven incredible destinations for sky-watchers, from the top of a crater to a star-studded desert sky.<p>Today most city skies are free of stars. About 80 percent of North Americans live under light-polluted skies, not dark enough to see the Milky Way. But a growing number of preserved dark …

National Parks

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Are Dark Matter, Dark Energy Real? New Theory Of Gravity Says No

The hunt for dark matter and dark energy — the mysterious stuff that scientists believe make up 95 percent of the universe — has so far been …

A New Paper Claims Our Understanding of Gravity Is Totally Wrong

What if gravity is just an illusion?<p>A theoretical physicist has come up with a new hypothesis that could finally explain the mystery of dark matter - …

7 lies you've been told about your own body

Conventional wisdom. Common knowledge. Whenever you hear something super interesting preceded by “they say,” don’t blindly believe it. Because when it comes to matters of biology, “they” apparently have no clue.<p>As many as 90 to 95 percent of the tales we tell about our bodies just aren’t true, …