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A dust-bound supermassive black hole [artist's impression]

This artist's impression shows the dust torus around a super-massive black hole. Black holes lurk at the centres of active galaxies in environments …

Black Holes

The Absolutely Amazing Theory of Almost Everything

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

Physics

OpenAI wants to make safe AI, but that may be an impossible task.

by Jolene Creighton March 15, 2018 Artificial Intelligence 8877<p>True artificial intelligence is on its way, and we aren’t ready for it. Just as our …

OpenAI

The power of quantum technology in 2018

<b>The power of quantum technology in 2018: how does this develop nowadays</b><p>Quantum technology is a new field in physics, derived from quantum physics …

You thought quantum mechanics was weird: check out entangled time

In the summer of 1935, the physicists Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrödinger engaged in a rich, multifaceted and sometimes fretful correspondence …

Quantum Mechanics

Thoron Decay

<b>What it shows:</b><p>The very first determination of a half-life for a radioactive decay was made by Rutherford. 1 In a study of the properties of thorium …

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How to Calculate a Spring Constant Using Hooke's Law

• Education<br>• Science<br>• Physics<br>• How to Calculate a Spring Constant Using Hooke’s Law<p>How to Calculate a Spring Constant Using Hooke’s Law<p>Any physicist knows …

US20030197093A1 - Magnetic vortex wormhole generator

BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION<p>[0001]<p>This invention, which is the subject of my present application, is comprised of two solenoids wound with a common …

Electrons in magnetic field reveal surprises

The best glimpse yet of electrons moving in a magnetic field has revealed that the particles’ behaviour differs strongly from what is predicted by …

New manifestation of magnetic monopoles discovered

The startling similarity between the physical laws describing electric phenomena and those describing magnetic phenomena has been known since the …

These are real images of a star going supernova

Going Supernova<p>Our ability to view and image the universe has improved drastically within recent decades. The Hubble Space Telescope opened a window …

Universe

How Close Are We To Quantum Computers? | Articles | Chief Technology Officer

The idea of quantum computers is something that has had many people excited and terrified for years. According to reports from 2015, Google's quantum …

Gravitational wave hunters have picked up signals from the lightest black holes yet

The fifth black hole merger that’s been detected<p>The collaboration of scientists called LIGO — famously known for making the first ever detection of gravitational waves — has once again found these ripples in space-time, stemming from a pair of black holes violently merging many light-years away.<p>On …

Scientists use gene editing for the first time in attempt to cure metabolic disease

A team of scientists has for the first time tried to cure a disease by editing the genes inside the person’s body. The first use of this procedure …

The concept of schizophrenia is dying

The concept of schizophrenia is dying. Harried for decades by psychology, it now appears to have been fatally wounded by psychiatry, the very …

What will you actually use quantum computing for?

There's always a blue sky technology waiting in the wings, and for enterprise computing, quantum computing takes that role. With Satya Nadella …

We Finally Know The Weird Way Electrons Behave During Fusion-Like Conditions

Fusion energy just got one step closer.<p>Researchers have at last been able to model the behaviour of electrons under extreme densities and …

Molecules chilled below Doppler limit

A team of researchers working at the Centre for Cold Matter, Blackett Laboratory, Imperial College London, has found a way to chill molecules much …

NASA considers puncturing Yellowstone supervolcano to save life on Earth

A new study from NASA’s Jet Propulsion unit has determined that the threat of a supervolcanic eruption to life on Earth may be more pressing than any …

Scientists may have detected a new kind of gravitational wave

Scientists possibly detected an entirely different type of gravitational wave, according to the New Scientist.<p>Since the first gravitational wave was …

Betavoltaics batteries based on beta decay.

Plasmons can fire up a radiolytic energy conversion in aqueous solution according to research from a team at the University of Missouri, Columbia, …

Clean Energy

The Scientist Who Studied Einstein's Brain Learned That These 5 Factors Make You Smarter

In 1985, we thought Einstein's brain wasn't much different from anyone else's. We were wrong.<p>We still don't completely understand how the brain works and yet we're building machines to replicate it. Our quest to create artificial intelligence has grown into a near-frenzy as we surge ahead with …

Physicists Have Captured The First Spectral Fingerprints of Antimatter

A new chapter in antimatter research.<p>It's been about nine months since a team of CERN researchers succeeded in their goal of measuring the spectrum …

Physics

Biological Teleporter Could Transmit Life to Other Planets

By on August 3, 2017 at 11:00 am<p>You’ve probably attached images, documents, and a myriad of other files to an email, but what about a life form? That …

Brrr! How Much Can Temperatures Drop During a Total Solar Eclipse?

During the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017, the moon will completely cover the disk of the sun from Oregon to South Carolina. During this period …

Solar Eclipse

Craig Venter's ‘Digital-to-Biological Converter’ Is Real

Right now, it prints proteins. In the far future, it could print human babies on Mars.<p>Craig Venter thinks that sending living organisms to other galaxies on spaceships is "definitely" science fiction. It's much more realistic, he thinks, to print them on-site using digital representations of their …

Why To Get Excited About A Black Hole Crash 3 Billion Light Years Away

These events last only tens of milliseconds, but they’re the most powerful phenomena since the Big Bang, and open up an entirely new window on the universe.<p>For the third time in a year and a half, the Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory has detected gravitational waves. …

Break The Standard Model? An Ultra-Rare Decay Threatens To Do What The LHC Can't

At the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), physicists accelerate particles to the highest energies and in the greatest numbers that humanity has ever achieved. We smash them together at greater than 99.999999% the speed of light, attempting to create new, never-before-seen particles and solve the …

Physics

Scientists Are About to Perform an Experiment to See if The Human Mind Is Bound by Physics

This could be interesting...<p>Perhaps one of the most intriguing and interesting phenomena in quantum physics is what Einstein referred to as a "spooky …