Jeren Schroeder

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Supermaterials Offer New Means of Searching for Superlight Dark Matter

Two new papers offer new methods of searching for the most evasive forms of dark matter.<p>No one said detecting dark matter would be easy. We didn't even know about the stuff until a couple of decades ago, after all, despite the fact that it represents some 85 percent of all of the mass in the …

'Frequency' Offers a Possible Way for Us to Talk to the Dead

<i>Frequency</i> — a series premiering October 5 on the CW inspired by the 2000 film of the same name — is the latest sci-fi series attempting to bend the …

Watch this law professor try to convince a physicist that Greenland’s melt will cause seas to fall

Last week, the Republican-controlled House Committee on Science held a hearing to discuss a contentious move it made during the summer — sending out subpoenas to state attorneys general who are conducting an investigation of ExxonMobil in relation to climate change. Eight environmental groups also …

Global Warming

Experimental Science: A Short Interview With That Physics Show's Dave Maiullo

Science isn't exactly the first association most people have with an Off-Broadway show. But that's part of the appeal of <i>That Physics Show</i>. The classroom can be wherever you find yourself, even in the audience at a theater on 43rd St. Star Dave Maiullo answered my questions via email.<p><b>Where'd the</b> …

The Strange Second Life of String Theory

The theory failed to unite gravity and quantum mechanics. But it still has become one of the most useful tools in science.<p>String theory strutted onto the scene some 30 years ago as perfection itself, a promise of elegant simplicity that would solve knotty problems in fundamental physics—including …

Cross Section: Sir Roger Penrose – Science Weekly podcast

<b>Subscribe & Review on</b> <b>iTunes</b><b>,</b> <b>Soundcloud</b><b>,</b> <b>Audioboom</b><b>,</b> <b>Mixcloud</b> <b>&</b> <b>Acast</b><p>In his latest book, Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe, the University of Oxford’s Professor Sir Roger Penrose raises some concerns he has when it comes to the latest endeavours in the world of maths and …

Physics

Nuclear Binding Near a Quantum Phase Transition

Author(s): Serdar Elhatisari, Ning Li, Alexander Rokash, Jose Manuel Alarcón, Dechuan Du, Nico Klein, Bing-nan Lu, Ulf-G. Meißner, Evgeny Epelbaum, …

Particles

What is Einstein's theory of relativity?

Albert Einstein’s theories of special and general relativity rule the field of classical physics.<p>Their effects can be seen in our everyday lives and …

Forza Horizon 3 gains online co-op but messes with car physics

Heavy focus on social gaming, new customizations—but do diehard racers lose out?<p>G'day mate; are you ready for an open-world Outback adventure? If so, …

Music Festivals

Big step for quantum teleportation won’t bring us any closer to Star Trek. Here’s why

Two teams have set new distance records for quantum teleportation: using the weirdness of quantum mechanics to instantly transfer the condition or …

Quantum Mechanics

Trump insults police: They’re too scared to fight terrorism.

During a phone interview with <i>Fox & Friends</i> on Monday, Donald Trump asserted that the law enforcement community is too “afraid to do anything” about …

Nearly 28,000 teachers have been fired in Turkey over alleged links to terrorism

Turkey has sacked or suspended some 100,000 civil servants including judges, prosecutors, police officers and teachers since a group of rogue soldiers tried to topple the government. At least 40,000 people have been detained for suspected links to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom Ankara …

I helped create a climate of fear in the new age of terrorism, and I’m sorry

My daughter, in college, will now have to clean up the mess my generation helped create.<p><i>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.</i> <br>I recently sent my last kid off for her senior year of college. There are rituals to such moments, and because dad-confessions are not among them, I just carried …

NASCAR accused of racial discrimination in lawsuit | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - NASCAR was hit with a $500 million lawsuit accusing the auto racing body of racial discrimination for preventing black-owned teams and drivers from competing, including in the Sprint Cup Series.<p>Feb 21, 2016; Daytona Beach, FL, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Carl Edwards …

Motorsport

Dallas Cop Accuses Black Lives Matter, Obama of Inciting Race War, Files Lawsuit

A Dallas police sergeant has filed a federal lawsuit against Black Lives Matters and its supporters, claiming that the movement is inciting a race …

Strongest Aspect of Buff Bagwell's WWE Lawsuit, WWE Women at Tapout Event (Video), Maxim Celebrates Eva Marie's B'Day (Photo)

Photo Credit: Chris McGrath/ALLSPORT<p>Strongest Aspect of Buff Bagwell’s Lawsuit Against WWE<p>As noted, former WCW star Buff Bagwell is suing WWE, and …

Nick Gordon Spotted After Losing Bobbi Kristina Brown Wrongful Death Lawsuit

1 of 8<p>nick-gordon-spotted-after-losing-bobbi-kristina-brown-wrongful-death-lawsuit-pp<p><b>Nick Gordon</b> was seen in public for the time on Sunday after …

Corruption

HEAD responds to Miller’s lawsuit, supports return to competition

Last week, Bode Miller filed a lawsuit against Head USA in Los Angeles Federal Court in an attempt to free himself of restrictions in his termination …

U.S. Federal Courts

Man Detained in New York-Area Bombings Filed Lawsuit Against Local Police Claiming Ethnic Discrimination

Ahmad Khan Rahami, named as a person of interest in bombings in Manhattan and New Jersey on Saturday, filed a lawsuit in 2011 against the Elizabeth, …

New Jersey