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We've finally found gravitational waves, so can we time travel?

Physicists working with a powerful observatory on Earth announced Thursday that they have finally detected ripples in space and time created by two …

Time Travel

Babies see things we can’t: The incredible science behind our evolving vision

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>Japanese research indicates 3- and 4-month-old children possess a unique sensitivity to variant information<p>Susana Martinez-Conde<p>February 7, 2016 9:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Take a look at the red chips on the two Rubik cubes below. They are …

Physicists Just Built The World's Smallest Optical Switch - Based on a Single Atom

Be afraid, electrons.<p>As our need for more data and faster transmissions grows, existing network infrastructure is being put under more strain than …

Revamped Large Hadron Collider smashes first photons after 2-yr break

The world’s largest particle smasher, the Large Hadron Collider (LHR), has finally smashed photons together after a two year repair and maintenance …

If photons have zero mass, why do they feel the effects of gravity? (Advanced)

<i>We know that black holes exert a gravitational force on the objects. How can a massless photon go into black hole and not escape from it? The</i> …

Have Three Little Photons Broken Theoretical Physics?

Seven billion years ago, three cosmic travelers set out together on an epic journey to Earth. They've just arrived, and they bring news of the great …

Physics

Is God a Great Deceiver? Creationism’s ultimate folly

IntroductionA central tenet of creationism is that the earth (or even the entire universe) was created over a very short period of time, either six …

Time-traveling photons connect general relativity to quantum mechanics

Scientists have simulated time travel by using particles of light acting as quantum particles sent away and then brought back to their original …

Time Travel

Breakthrough NIST study creates molecules out of photons

By on September 11, 2015 at 9:19 am<p>Scientists from the National Institute of Standards in Technology (NIST) say they’ve created the world’s first …

Weird! Quantum Entanglement Can Reach into the Past

Spooky quantum entanglement just got spookier.<p>Entanglement is a weird statewhere two particles remain intimately connected, even when separated over …

We’re one step closer to building a lightsaber: Scientists work out how to get light particles to stick together

Your dream of becoming a Jedi Knight may not be as ridiculous as you thought.<p>Scientists say they have taken a step toward building objects out of …

Long-Distance Teleportation and Quantum Entanglement Achieved With Twisted Photons

Teleportation<p>Quantum entanglement, known as “spooky action at a distance,” is one of the most bizarre particle interactions scientists have …

Focus: Diode for Single Photons

Author(s): Philip BallA proof-of-principle experiment allows single photons to travel in only one direction through an optical fiber.<br>[Physics 8, 120] …

New Camera Can See Around Corners

It seems like something from James Bond: to be able to track objects moving when they are out of view hidden around a corner. And yet this is exactly …

Quantum Field Theory: Why shouldn't (don't) anti-photons & anti-energy exist, just as antimatter does?

Ian T. Durham, Professor of Physics; Research: foundations & relativistic quantum information<p>Jay Wacker, Researcher in particle physics.<p>Updated Jul …

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Why Does Blowing On Your Hot Drink Cool It Down? The Surprising Scientific Answer

When it’s cold outside, it’s only natural to want something to warm you up. Whether that’s coffee, hot chocolate, tea, soup or another tasty beverage, it often comes to you too hot to actually put in your mouth, with the potential to scald you if you accidentally drink it right away. We all have …

Atoms

Focus: Water Molecules Need Help to Evaporate

Author(s): Mark BuchananEach time a liquid water molecule enters the vapor phase, a coordinated dance of several molecules is involved, according to …

You won’t believe these pictures of molecules!

Well, I just wrote my first clickbait headline as a test to see if it attracts readers. I’m referring here to a 2.5-year-old paper that just came to …

Scientists at Indian university discover anti cancer molecules that have fewer side effects from turmeric

Cancer

Why a new physics theory could rewrite the textbooks

Scientists are closer to changing everything we know about one of the basic building blocks of the universe, according to an international group of …

Watch Stephen Hawking and Paul Rudd Face Off in a Game of Quantum Chess

Quick, who would win in a game of quantum chess: the brilliant, world-renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, or the goofy, lovable actor …

Hardcore Physicist Risks Life To Prove Laws Of Physics

These are several videos starring physicist Andreas Wahl proving various scientific laws by falling 40 feet attached via rope to a kettle bell, …

4. Princess And The Frog: One Kiss Causes Nuclear Winter

If the idea of kissing a frog to turn it into a prince is some kind of analogy for those new-relationship "fireworks", then it's a good one.<p>Due to …

The Moon's Phases Really Do Impact Rainfall on Earth, Study Finds

Make it rain.<p>We know that the Moon plays a significant role in our lives on Earth, from lighting up the night sky to setting the times of the ocean's …

Shortest ever pulse of visible light spots photons fleeing atoms

The ultimate high-speed flashbulb just measured how quickly electrons inside atoms respond to light. The work could speed the development of …

Quantum Physics

Stephen Hawking Reith lecture: Mini black holes could provide world electricity demand

Stephen Hawking has said that mini black holes could potentially provide enough energy to supply the world's electricity demands – but could also …

A chemistry card game forges bonds

The new strategy-based card game Ion makes a game out of chemistry. It challenges players to group positively and negatively charged ions to form …