Noah Fritzhand

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In A Quantum Universe, Even Mass Is Uncertain

In the microscopic world of the quantum particle, there are certain rules that are wholly unfamiliar to us on a macroscopic scale. If you measure a particle’s position and ask “where are you,” the more accurately you learn the answer, you’ll fundamentally know its motion, or its momentum, less …

How Neutrinos Could Solve The Three Greatest Open Questions In Physics

When you take a look at the Universe in great detail, a few facts jump out at you that might be surprising. All the stars, galaxies, gas, and plasma out there are made of matter and not antimatter, even though the laws of nature appear symmetric between the two. In order to form the structures we …

Physics

Newfound Wormhole Allows Information to Escape Black Holes

In 1985, when Carl Sagan was writing the novel <i>Contact</i>, he needed to quickly transport his protagonist Dr. Ellie Arroway from Earth to the star Vega. …

When 2 Black Holes Dance, Space Quivers

Albert Einstein didn't like them.<p>To him, black holes were a bit of an embarrassment, as they compromised his dream of a "rational" nature, that is, natural phenomena that we could describe and quantify with the usual methods of science. According to this view, good scientific theories shouldn't …

Black Holes

How the Hidden Higgs Could Reveal Our Universe’s Dark Sector

The universe has not cooperated with physicists’ hopes. In desperation, many are looking for new ways to search for surprises at the Large Hadron …

Physics

It From Bit: Is The Universe A Cellular Automaton?

In the early 1970s, computer programmers around the world were entranced by the strange happenings taking place on their screens. Right before their eyes, they observed digital creatures emerging from the void, crawling around, propagating, gobbling each other up, and vanishing into nothingness. It …

Quantum Physics

The Big Bang Wasn't The Beginning, After All

The Universe began not with a whimper, but with a bang! At least, that’s what you’re commonly told: the Universe and everything in it came into existence at the moment of the Big Bang. Space, time, and all the matter and energy within began from a singular point, and then expanded and cooled, …

Universe