Mike Barrett

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How Quantum Computing Will Change Your Life

The Perimeter Institute of Theoretical Physics kicked off a new season of live-streamed public lectures featuring quantum information expert Michele …

Black holes, gateways to other worlds: New theory says there may be NINE dimensions

Is it possible that Black holes are BRIDGES to OTHER worlds? According to scientists, YES and there are NINE space DIMENSIONS. A new revolutionary …

Time Might Only Exist in Your Head. And Everyone Else’s

In physics, they are all the same thing. But to you, me, and everyone else, time moves in one direction: from expectation, through experience, and …

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This new equation promises to unify physics theories with the help of wormholes

As far as famous equations go, none are more known than <b>Einstein’s</b> <b>E=mc2</b><b>.</b> This insight by Einstein that relates mass and energy has been linked to the …

Quantum Mechanics

Dark Matter, Dark Photons And The Fifth Force

The Universe is driven by four fundamental forces: gravity, electromagnetism and the strong and weak nuclear forces. The behavior of matter within the Universes governed by their interactions via these forces. If these four forces are truly the only forces there are, then by understanding these …

Theorists solve a long-standing fundamental problem

Trying to understand a system of atoms is like herding gnats - the individual atoms are never at rest and are constantly moving and interacting. When …

Astronomers identify a young heavyweight star in the Milky Way

Astronomers have identified a young star, located almost 11,000 light years away, which could help us understand how the most massive stars in the …

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Countless Tiny Black Holes Might Be Hurtling Through Space Like Cosmic Bullets

Start dodging.<p>First, the good news: you have not been killed by a black hole. The bad news is that it’s possible the Universe is teeming with …

See the beauty in a rocket with NASA's crazy new camera

Video camera technology has proven to be an invaluable research tool, allowing scientists to record experiments to study later in detail. Even so, the technology isn't perfect when trying to film something very bright, like a rocket plume.<p>To combat this problem, NASA developed the High Dynamic …

Videography

Wander through the Crystal Universe, a disorienting and beautiful art installation (VIDEO).

This is a video of teamLab’s shimmering Wander through the Crystal Universe, part of their DMM.PLANETS Art installation in Tokyo. It’s a serene space …

A One Year Timelapse of Earth From a Million Miles Away

On July 20, 2015, NASA released to the world the first image of the sunlit side of Earth captured by the space agency’s EPIC camera on NOAA’s DSCOVR …

NASA releases more than 1,000 photos of the eerie surface of Mars

Thanks to the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) and its powerful camera HiRISE, NASA has been able to release more than 1,000 images of the surface …

Kepler Watches Stellar Dancers in the Pleiades Cluster

Like cosmic ballet dancers, the stars of the Pleiades cluster are spinning. But these celestial dancers are all twirling at different speeds. …

We still can’t pin down dark matter

As fruitless hunts go, the search for dark matter takes some beating, forcing researchers using NASA‘s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope to branch out …

The Solar Storm That Nearly Set the Cold War Ablaze

A storm on the sun, quietly exploding millions of miles away, may at first seem singularly irrelevant to those of us who live on Earth. But a series …

Venus was once habitable for billions of years: study

Two billion years ago, our planetary neighbour Venus may have had an oceans of water and possibly life.<p>Today Venus is a highly inhospitable planet. …

Hunt For Cracks In Einstein’s General Theory Of Relativity In Cosmic Voids

The universe we live in is huge, and it’s mostly empty. In fact, the universe’s largest known structure is basically a chunk of empty space — a …

NASA Just Found Something Interesting on 1 of Saturn's Moons

One of Saturn’s moons has canyons hundreds of feet deep flooded with rivers that signal potential for life, according to a new report from …

US Should Reenter Space-Based Hunt for Space-Time Ripples, Report Says

The United States could reenter a space-based hunt for ripples in space-time, if NASA decides to follow the recommendation of a new report from the …

NASA Just Released Over 1,000 New Photos of Mars

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has been orbiting mars for over a decade now, taking photos with regularity. Each month, the MRO will in turn …

Will Our Black Hole Eat the Milky Way?

Want to hear something cool? There’s a black hole at the center of the Milky Way. And not just any black hole, it’s a supermassive black hole with …

Dark Energy Survey: Mapping the Expansion of the Universe

The Dark Energy Survey (DES) maps the universe in infrared to figure out the answer to a burning question: why is the universe accelerating in its …

Could you travel in a straight line in space and return to Earth?

Could the Universe loop around on itself, and might you come back out the other side?<p><i>“For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with</i> …

Universe

‘Largest structure in the universe’ undermines fundamental cosmic principles

Just in time for the hype surrounding <i>No Man’s Sky</i>, the game that takes cosmic scale to the extreme, a team of astronomers say they’ve discovered what …

Universe

NASA Just Released 1000 Otherworldly Images of Mars That Have to Be Seen to Be Believed

Ever since NASA launched the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) back in 2005, the spacecraft has been photographing the red planet and sending …

NASA opens doors to the public, offers free access to research

The space agency has launched a new portal for the public to access scientific data without parting with a penny.<p>NASA has launched a new portal which …

Scientists catch a white dwarf star in the act of exploding into a nova

It's not every day you get to see a star go nova. Scientists at Warsaw University Observatory in Poland have managed to catch a binary star system both before and after its explosive flash.<p>The findings, described in the journal Nature, confirm a long-held theory about novae known as the hibernation …

Virtual space exploration with a twist of knowledge

Wikiverse brings gaming techniques to online browsing<p>Space exploration games like <i>No Man's Sky, Elite Dangerous</i> and <i>Star Citizen</i> allow players to surf virtual galaxies, seeking out strange new worlds.<p>But they've also served as an inspiration for one extraordinary project, here on planet Earth. …

Space Exploration