Jessica Hanneman

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The Physics Of Non-Newtonian Goo Could Save Astronauts' Lives

Understanding its mechanism will help researchers create better space suits and even concussion preventing helmets<p>There’s an experiment you may have done in high school: When you mix cornstarch with water—a concoction colloquially called oobleck—and give it a stir, it acts like a liquid. But scrape …

Engineering

The weird science behind oobleck (water + cornstarch)

Oobleck, named for a gooey substance that fell from the sky in a Dr. Seuss story and ubiquitous at elementary school science fairs, is just a thick …

David Tennant explains Einstein’s greatest theory on its 100-year anniversary

In 1915, a 36-year old physicist named Albert Einstein published a paper on the theory of general relativity, which posits that gravity between objects is caused by curvatures in space and time (hence, "spacetime"). It's not that Isaac Newton's law was entirely wrong, per se, but he didn't have the …

Physics

Everything Is Made Of Waves; Also, Particles

Everything in the universe has both particle and wave nature, at the same time.They’re really just different language describing the same mathematical object.

Quantum Theory

Scientists say the universe has a ‘resolution limit’ that governs how far telescopes can see

Is it possible that those distant galaxies are just too far away to ever be seen clearly? That’s the suggestion of researchers at the National …

Halley's Eclipse: a coup for Newtonian prediction | Rebekah Higgitt

300 years ago, on the 3rd of May 1715, a rare solar eclipse occurred over England. It was an opportunity too good to miss for those promoting new astronomical theories – and their own careers.<p>In 1715, 300 years ago today, a total solar eclipse was visible across a broad band of England. It was the …

Earth May Wear An Invisible Fur Coat Made Of Dark Matter

Mysterious substance may form hairs that are hundreds of thousands of miles long<p>Regular matter--the stuff that makes up everything humans have ever seen or felt--makes up just 5 percent of the universe. The rest is made up of dark matter and dark energy.<p>Although we’ve never detected dark matter, …

Dark Matter

The 10 science stories of the week that you don't want to miss

But at Tech Insider, that's our job: to bring you the most interesting and important developments in research, current events, and the science of everyday life.<p>This week we dug into the alarming chemistry of a bomb ingredient used in the Paris attacks, explored the dangers of sulfur mining, and …

World Health Organization

How to use a laser to refrigerate water

For the first time scientists have figured out how to use an infrared laser to cool water by about 36 degrees Fahrenheit.<p>“Typically, when you go to …

Moon near First Point in Aries

Tonight – November 10, 2016 – the moon is near the First Point in Aries (March equinox point), one of two equinoctial points on the imaginary …

Today in science: Edwin Hubble and the expanding universe

Learn why the Hubble Space Telescope is named for this astronomer.<p><b>November 20, 1889.</b> Happy birthday, Edwin Hubble! The Hubble Space Telescope is …

Galaxy with a heartbeat gets its pulse taken

Astronomers have found a galaxy with a heartbeat—and they’ve taken its pulse. They are the first to measure the effect that pulsating, older red …

Universe

Why Isn't It Faster To Fly West?

Indie band hyukoh soars in popularity after appearance on 'Infinity Challenge'

WINNER's Song Min Ho is trending worldwide.On July 9th KST, Dispatch published an article on one of the accounts that Song Min Ho has been following …

Indie Pop Duo Sylvan Esso On How to Make 'Coffee'

*On the *Song Exploder <i>podcast, host Hrishikesh Hirway talks to musicians who take apart their songs and, piece by piece, tell the stories of how they</i> …