James Hitchmough

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Using Focal Points To Better Your Photography

Focal points are important factors in photographs, as it gives the viewer a location within the frame to place their eyes. Focal points give people a …

Could the Sun be trapping asymmetric dark matter?

Unexplained discrepancies between mathematical models of the Sun and astronomical observations could be resolved by the presence of dark matter in …

Quasar spectrum shines a new light on unchanged fundamental constants

Astronomers studying the spectrum of a distant quasar have found that the ratio between the mass of the proton and that of the electron is constant – …

Filamentous laser beams point to new type of phase transition

Filaments of plasma created by a high-powered laser beam undergo a similar type of phase transition as liquid percolating through a porous material. …

Mont Ventoux - Bédoin descent (Max. 131.8km/h)

Cycling

Mont Ventoux - Malaucène descent (Max. 117.5km/h)

Road Cycling

Col De La Madone Real Time Descent

Cycling

Looking down from above Lochcarron

Loch Ruthven

Driving the Scotsburgring (Kinlochleven)

Reflections on Duntelchaig

Achmelvich Beach

Alice in Quantumland: A Charming Illustrated Allegory of Quantum Mechanics by a CERN Physicist

As a lover of science and of all things <i>Alice in Wonderland</i>, imagine my delight at discovering <b>Alice in Quantumland: An Allegory of Quantum Physics</b> (<i>public library</i>) — an imaginative and unusual 1995 quantum primer by particle physicist <b>Robert Gilmore</b>, who has under his belt experience at Stanford and …

5 Sky Events This Week: Moon Meets Mars, Neptune, and Saturn Nebula

Sky-watchers can follow the moon on a tour of night-sky treasures.<p>This week the moon visits neighboring planets, the Saturn nebula, and two of the brightest stars in the late autumn sky. (See also: "Stars: Billions and Billions.")<p><b>Moon Meets Mars</b><p>As darkness falls on Tuesday, November 25, look toward …

The quest for a reactionless spacecraft thruster

<i>The torsion balance is contained in an evacuated lucite cylinder. The hardwood frame is leveled and stabilized with lead weights (gray bricks, in the</i> …

Is Dark Energy Gobbling Dark Matter, and Slowing Universe's Expansion?

Dark energy appears to be devouring dark matter and slowing the expansion of the cosmos, a new study suggests.<p>Dark matter makes up the backbone of …

How a Superchilled Telescope Will Look Back at the Dawn of the Universe

Author: Eric Niiler. Eric Niiler Science<p>Date of Publication: 11.20.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:15 am. 6:15 am<p>Advertisement<p>Related Galleries<p>The New …

Modelling the magnetic fields of exoplanets

A European team of astronomers has used a brand new technique to uncover evidence of a magnetic field surrounding the exoplanet HD 209458b. It is …

Researchers tackle inner secrets of neutron stars

Researchers have, for the first time, used data from flashing neutron stars to constrain what form of matter these dense objects, known as pulsars, …

LHCb bags two new baryonic strange-beauty particles

Two new particles have been discovered by physicists at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) by sifting through data acquired in 2011–2012. The particles, …