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Meet The Universe's First-Ever Supermassive Binary Black Holes

Recently, LIGO has revolutionized our knowledge of the Universe by discovering merging black holes.<p>Near the centers of galaxies, mergers, accretion, and collisions create supermassive black holes undetectable by LIGO.<p>Practically all galaxies contain them, including our Milky Way.<p>When supermassive …

Black Holes

Milestone claimed as experimental nuclear reactor reaches temperature of the Sun

The pursuit of nuclear fusion is inspired by the collision of atomic nuclei in stars, which fuse together to form helium atoms and release huge …

Energy

Scientists have discovered the “Angel Particle” in a groundbreaking ‘landmark’ for Quantum Physics

<b>Scientists have found the Angel Particle which is both matter and antimatter after an 80-year quest, resulting in a breakthrough for quantum</b> …

Physics

NASA's New Horizons Is Awake and Ready to Explore Space Beyond Pluto

Pluto’s most famous visitor, the New Horizons spacecraft, has woken up after 165 days of hibernation.<p>The probe is traveling onward to its next …

Solar System

NASA Just Revealed Conclusive Evidence of Organic Compounds on Mars

Aliens...?<p>For years, NASA's Curiosity rover has patiently gathered samples on the surface of Mars. Today, scientists are announcing they've …

Methane

A Major Physics Experiment Just Found Hints of 'Sterile' Particles That Shouldn't Exist

We need to sit down.<p>A neutrino detector has just made an incredible detection: far more of the mysterious particles than they expected. And the best …

Physics

Alien asteroid discovered orbiting the Sun

An international team of astronomers has discovered an asteroid orbiting the Sun at roughly the same distance as Jupiter that appears to have …

Scientists discover a new type of magnetic event

They were working with spacecraft data, using a new technique to analyze it. They found a new type of magnetic event in the realm just beyond the …

#PhysRev125 1973 - Theory of quark interaction is developed

1893<p><i>The Physical Review</i> begins publication at Cornell University’s Franklin Hall in Ithaca, New York<p>1899<p>The American Physical Society is …

DARPA Is Researching Time Crystals, And Their Reasons Are 'Classified'

Mystery! Here's what you need to know.<p>The US military likes to stay at the forefront of the cutting edge of science - most recently investigating …

With a spacecraft in trouble and the White House watching, SpaceX had to deliver

Within minutes of liftoff, it was clear the Dragon spacecraft was in trouble.<p>Inside mission control on the morning of March 1, 2013, the SpaceX team was desperately trying to figure out what went wrong and soon pinpointed the problem: A few valves were stuck.<p>Lori Garver, NASA's deputy …

Space Exploration

Astronomers Spot Most Distant Supernova Ever Seen

An extraordinarily powerful "hypernova" a whopping 10.5 billion light-years from Earth is the most distant star explosion ever observed, a new study …

CERN researchers are preparing to transport antimatter between labs

To Transport Antimatter<p>Like the parents of a newborn baby preparing for the first car trip, particle physicists at the European Organization for …

Physics

Physicists Have Confirmed a Pear-Shaped Nucleus, And It Could Ruin Time Travel Forever

Noooooo.<p>Physicists have confirmed the existence of a new form of atomic nuclei, and the fact that it's not symmetrical challenges the fundamental …

Physics

World's First Floating Wind Farm Exceeds Expectations

The world's first floating wind farm only switched on three months ago but it's already performing better than expected—and that's despite a …

Hydroelectric Power

Physicists create new form of light

Try a quick experiment: Take two flashlights into a dark room and shine them so that their light beams cross. Notice anything peculiar? The rather …

Galaxies Rotate in Sync, Raising Dark Matter Questions

The universe is filled with galaxies, and often a large galaxy like our own will have several smaller ones orbiting it. Astronomers looked at one …

Quantum computers 'one step closer'

<b>Quantum computing has taken a step forward with the development of a programmable quantum processor made with silicon.</b><p>The team used microwave energy to align two electron particles suspended in silicon, then used them to perform a set of test calculations.<p>By using silicon, the scientists hope that …

Quantum Computing

Surprise Discovery Shows We Have Been Totally Wrong About The Size of Andromeda Galaxy

Whaaaat?<p>A new technique for measuring the mass of galaxies has been applied to our closest galactic neighbour - and it has found that the Andromeda …

Universe

NASA Found a Satellite That's Been Missing in Space for 13 Years

At the end of 2005, NASA lost one of its satellites. Now it has found it again, thanks to an amateur astronomer—but it needs to remember how to read …

Physicists Just Found a New Way to Bend a Fundamental Rule of Light Waves

This is incredible.<p>One of the more well-known rules in physics is that light can only ever go one speed, so long as nothing stands in its way.<p>But new …

Physics

Astrophysicists release IllustrisTNG, the most advanced universe model of its kind

Novel computational methods have helped create the most information-packed universe-scale simulation ever produced. The new tool provides fresh …

Could an updated Feynman experiment finally lead to a Theory of Everything?

Measuring quantum gravity has proven extremely challenging, stymying some of the greatest minds in physics for generations.<br>Read More

Diamonds show promise for spintronic devices

Conventional electronics rely on controlling electric charge. Recently, researchers have been exploring the potential for a new technology, called …

A Chinese satellite just used quantum cryptography to make an unhackable video call between Beijing and Vienna

The feat marks another milestone for the satellite, officially called Quantum Experiments at Space Scale (QESS)<p>The Chinese “Micius” satellite has …

New laser emits a more stable, energy-efficient light beam

A new type of laser could emit more stable, energy-efficient light beams than its conventional counterparts.

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft found a remarkable similarity between Earth and Saturn’s moon Titan

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft went on a long and treacherous mission that ended last year in spectacular fashion. The large space explorer dove into …

Neuroscientists Have Followed a Thought as It Moves Through The Brain

We didn't think it was possible.<p>A study using epilepsy patients undergoing surgery has given neuroscientists an opportunity to track in unprecedented …

Physicists create quantum state detector

Physicists from MIPT have teamed up with their colleagues in Russia and Great Britain and developed a superconducting quantum state detector. The new …

20+ Science Facts We Didn't Know at The Start of 2017

It's been an incredible year for science.<p><b>1.</b> The speed of gravity is pretty much identical to the speed of light! This year, for the first time ever, …