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China sends unhackable message nearly 750 miles using quantum satellite

Hacking as it relates to cyber warfare and espionage is as hot a topic as it’s ever been, and everyone from the government to major tech firms like …

nirvana autogyro's gyrodrive becomes world’s first street legal flying car

jun 01, 2018<p>a vintage look is defined by the car's tapered tail, whitewall tires and thin-rimmed steering wheel.<p>a vintage look is defined by the …

Flying Car

Quantum entanglement, science's 'spookiest' phenomenon, achieved in space

Imagine you are a photon, a packet of light. You are a tiny blip of energy, hurtling through the universe on your own. But you have a twin, another photon to whom you have been intimately connected since the day you were born. No matter what distance separates you, be it the width of a lab bench or …

Quantum Physics

Neural Networks are Now Being Used to Represent Quantum Systems

Modern technology has learned to embrace the likes of artificial intelligence, including machine learning, and as a result, some fantastic tools and …

More Alien Worlds! NASA to Announce New Exoplanet Finds Monday

NASA will announce the latest crop of planet discoveries from the Kepler Space Telescope during a briefing Monday morning (June 19).<p>The briefing will …

Why Interstellar Travel Will Be Possible Sooner Than You Think

The term “moonshot” is sometimes invoked to denote a project so outrageously ambitious that it can only be described by comparing it to the Apollo 11 …

Stephen Hawking

How Does Earth Move Through Space? Now We Know, On Every Scale

Ask a scientist for our cosmic address, and you’ll get quite a mouthful. Here we are, on planet Earth, which spins on its axis and revolves around the Sun, which orbits in an ellipse around the center of the Milky Way, which is being pulled towards Andromeda within our local group, which is being …

Universe

Chinese Satellite Relays a Quantum Signal Between Cities

On a clear night at the end of last year, a green dot appeared on the horizon near the Chinese-Myanmar border. “It was like a very bright green …

Quantum Physics

In a World-First, Scientists Have Achieved 'Liquid Light' at Room Temperature

A Frankenstein mash-up of light and matter.<p>For the first time, physicists have achieved 'liquid light' at room temperature, making this strange form …

First quantum signal sent from satellite to Earth

The first entangled pair of photons has been sent from an orbiting satellite to Earth, scientists reported today. It's a step toward sending quantum …

Quantum Physics

Quantum entanglement, science’s ‘spookiest’ phenomenon, achieved in space

Imagine you are a photon, a packet of light. You are a tiny blip of energy, hurtling through the universe on your own. But you have a twin, another photon to whom you have been intimately connected since the day you were born. No matter what distance separates you, be it the width of a lab bench or …

Quantum Physics

Enhanced Strangeness: Another Discovery From LHC That Nobody Understands

There are some strange results being announced in the physics world lately. A fluid with a negative effective mass, and the discovery of five new …

What Is A Singularity?

Ever since scientists first discovered the existence of black holes in our universe, we have all wondered: what could possibly exist beyond the veil …

Universe

Maybe the Aliens Aren’t Hiding, they’re Sleeping, Waiting for the Universe to Get Better

When you consider that age of the Universe – 13.8 billion years by our most recent counts – and that which is “observable” to us measures about 93 …

How Classical Physics Is Relevant At A Quantum Level

When it comes to particle physics, there's a sense that every law we know about classical physics just doesn't apply. In a lot of cases, that's …

Charmed Existence: Mysterious Particles Could Reveal Mysteries of the Big Bang

<i>Editor's Note: This article was updated at 4:30 p.m. on June 13</i><p>A mysterious particle created in a blazing fireball at an atom smasher is misbehaving, …

Large Hadron Collider 2.0: CERN fast-tracks plan to develop supersize particle acclerator

Over 500 scientists from across the globe are working on the Large Hadron Collider's successor.<p>A group of physicists have kickstarted the …

Look Up! Flying Drone Taxis Are Coming Sooner Than You Think

Remember the opening sequence from The Jetsons? George Jetson is steering a bubbly hovercraft that zips around Earth's atmosphere to drop off his …

A Star System Only 10 Light-Years Away is Our Mini-Doppelganger

Astronomers are understandably fascinated with the Epsilon Eridani system. For one, this star system is in close proximity to our own, at a distance …

Scientists Created Artificial Nanoparticles That Can Communicate With Each Other

Communication is Key<p>Just like flying cars and artificial intelligence, nanobots are mainstays in a number of science fiction flicks. While there are …

Common antioxidant could slow symptoms of aging in human skin

These cross-section images show three-dimensional human skin models made of living skin cells. Untreated model skin (left panel) shows a thinner …

A controversial trial wants to bring people back to life using stem cells

But in one study expected to launch later this year, scientists hope to use stem cells in a new, highly controversial way — to reverse death.<p>The idea of the trial, run by Philadelphia-based Bioquark, is to inject stem cells into the spinal cords of people who have been declared clinically …

Is Consciousness in the Physical World? We May Be About to Find Out.

Physicist Lucien Hardy of the Perimeter Institute for Quantum Physics in Canada has an experiment he wants to try. His believes his experiment could …

Animal Magnetism

Exposing trout to bursts of magnetism has given researchers a genetic road map<p>It’s always been a natural mystery how homing pigeons navigate hundreds …

NASA Spacecraft Finds Storms On Jupiter

Raging cyclones and an uneven magnetic field: NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to NASA scientist Jack Connerney about the surprising findings made by a spacecraft orbiting Jupiter.<p>Transcript<p>LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST:<p>And this is Lulu's log - stardate May 28, 2017, where we consider matters of space, …

Ever wondered how your cells work? They’re like tiny factories.

Your body works thanks to cells — trillions of them — doing their jobs. Some make chemicals to fight infection. Others make tears to protect your eyes. Still others make proteins to help you grow.<p>You might ask how this happens. To understand, think of cells as microscopic factories.<p>Factories …

Scalable focused ion beam creation of nearly lifetime-limited single quantum emitters in diamond nanostructures

Altmetric: 128<p>Citations: 4<p>More detail<p>Article |<p>Open<p>Tim Schröder<br>• , Matthew E. Trusheim<br>• , Michael Walsh<br>• , Luozhou Li<br>• , Jiabao Zheng ORCID: …

Rare Supernovae Could Be Spewing Antimatter Across the Milky Way — NOVA Next

A type of supernova detected in other galaxies—but as of yet, rarely in our own—could explain why the Milky Way contains so much …

Universe

Doped Diamonds Push Practical Quantum Computing Closer to Reality

Good old silicon saves the day.<p>A large team of researchers from MIT, Harvard University, and Sandia National Laboratories has scored a major advance toward building practical quantum computers. The work, which is described in the current <i>Nature Communications</i>, offers a new pathway toward using …