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11 Cheap and Unexplored Places to Visit in June

Summer is finally here and as many in the world prepare for a mass exodus to the same rosé-all-day beach clubs they attended last year, some …

European Travel

Quantum Radar Could Make Stealth Technology Obsolete

The frigid Canadian arctic is a rough place to try and catch a spy.<p>For one, the region is smack dab on top of the world's magnetic North Pole, where …

Nasa to launch Tess on hunt for 20,000 new worlds

Telescope hitching ride on a SpaceX rocket designed to spot alien worlds<p>If the vagaries of weather and rocket science do not intervene, the most ambitious search for alien worlds around the brightest stars in the sky will begin on Monday with the launch of Nasa’s newest planet-hunting …

Space Exploration

Boeing CEO Says He's Considering Launching a Rocket to Bring Back Rival Elon Musk's Tesla

Boeing Co. Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg highlighted the company’s deep roots in space exploration with a playful jab at up-and-comer …

The unreasonable relationship between mathematics and physics

<i>This article is based on a London Mathematical Society popular lecture given by David Tong, Professor of Theoretical Physics at the university of</i> …

What Is Blockchain?

An overview of the technology everyone is talking about.<p>Blockchain might seem like magical fairy dust that companies throw about that suddenly sparks …

Blockchain

China's hypersonic aircraft would fly from Beijing to New York in two hours

The double-wing plane just aced wind tunnel tests at speeds of nearly 5,600 miles per hour.<p>A team of researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have tested a hypersonic plane in a wind tunnel to speeds of Mach 7, or 5,600 miles per hour, according a paper published (PDF) in the Chinese journal</i> …

Aviation

Steal These Genius Budget Travel Hacks From Redditors

Nothing breeds ingenuity like a tight budget.<p>The people of Reddit recently convened to discuss the “silliest” thing they’ve ever done to avoid paying …

Personal Finance

The Best Times to Visit New Orleans

The Big Easy is just that: an easygoing, jovial city where you’ll find incredible food, fantastic live music, and friendly locals any time of year. …

Festivals

This electric jet can take off vertically and travel almost 190 miles per hour — and it's already being prototyped

Move over, Elon Musk. A German startup developing an electric, car-sized aircraft that can take off and land vertically just received a prestigious award — and the technology is seriously impressive.<p>Founded by a group of entrepreneurs in 2015, Lilium is developing the aircraft as a new form of …

10 best value cities in Europe for a weekend getaway

City breaks are proving more popular than ever, especially when it comes to a weekend getaway in Europe.<p>It's not surprising - after all, they cater …

European Travel

The top 10 under-the-radar world destinations to add to your travel bucket list

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Multiverse Thought Experiment Suggests Life Could Still Exist Under Different Laws of Physics

Perhaps we’re not alone but instead reside in a multiverse stocked with all sorts of fantastical realms. These other universes are somewhat—but not …

Zeroqode will usher us into a codeless future

Codeless development platforms are at once a blessing and a curse. If they’re complete enough to be powerful they are too difficult for beginners and if they’re simple enough for beginners they’re useless for serious work. Zeroqode, a one-stop-shop for codeless creation, aims to make the difficult …

UX Design

Lamborghini and MIT team up on battery-free electric supercar

Lamborghini is working with engineers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on a new all-electric supercar that won't have batteries.<p>Instead, the body of the Lamborghini Terzo Millennio concept car, made from exotic carbon nanotubes, would be used as a supercapacitor. Supercapacitors store …

Lamborghini

California is considering a mandate to make the state's entire grid fossil fuel free

Golden State Rule<p>Lawmakers in California will likely be voting on a revolutionary measure for the production of energy in the state. Senate Bill 100 …

Fossil Fuels

Lithium-ion batteries finally have a rechargeable competitor

Last week, Sun Microsystems co-founder Bill Joy and the company he currently backs, Ionic Materials, unveiled a solid-state alkaline battery design that they claim would be cheaper and safer than the lithium-ion battery.<p>"What people didn't really realize is that alkaline batteries could be made …

This could lead to future interstellar communication.

New Loophole-Free Bell Test<p>One of the most interesting (and confusing) phenomena in quantum physics is quantum entanglement. We observe this quantum …

Is There Really A Cosmological Constant? Or Is Dark Energy Changing With Time?

According to physics, the universe and everything in it can be explained by just a handful of equations. They’re difficult equations, all right, but their simplest feature is also the most mysterious one. The equations contain a few dozen parameters that are – for all we presently know – …

Dark Matter

Scientists Have an Experiment to See If the Human Mind Is Bound to the Physical World

Spooky Action<p>Perhaps one of the most intriguing and interesting phenomena in quantum physics is what Einstein referred to as a “spooky action at a …

NASA plans to protect future spacefarers from cosmic radiation with its new spectrometer

The device is known the Fast Neutron Spectrometer, and is created to protect against neutron energy which is hazardous to humans.<p>Exposure to strong …

Nasa announces press conference on 'discovery beyond our solar system'

Nasawill hold a press conference on Wednesday to present a "discovery beyond our solar system," leading to speculation that the announcement will involve planets capable of sustaining life.<p>The agency has offered no details on the upcoming presentation other than that it will involve …

Gravity probe exceeds performance goals

<b>The long-planned LISA space mission to detect gravitational waves looks as though it will be green lit shortly.</b><p>Scientists working on a demonstration of its key measurement technologies say they have just beaten the sensitivity performance that will be required.<p>The European Space Agency (Esa), which …

VENu: Oxford University launches VR game app to teach people about neutrino particles

Physicists have developed an app to teach the public about neutrino particles in 3D and VR.<p>Physicists at the University of Oxford have co-developed a …

Optical shock: Scientists have imaged light going faster than itself - ExtremeTech

By on January 30, 2017 at 11:12 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>A team of researchers at …

Imaging

Physicists Have Found a Metal That Conducts Electricity But Not Heat

Defying one of the most fundamental laws of conductors.<p>Researchers have identified a metal that conducts electricity without conducting heat - an …

Scientists Create A New Kind Of Matter: Time Crystals

The crystals' patterns repeat not in space, but in time.<p>Crystals are structures in which a pattern of atoms or molecules repeats in space. Now, two teams of researchers have figured out that crystals' repeating patterns can also exist through time. These "time crystals," detailed in a new paper in …

Quantum Physics

Ask Ethan: What Is Spacetime?

When it comes to understanding the Universe, there are a few things everyone’s heard of: Schrödinger’s cat, the Twin Paradox and E = mc^2. But despite being around for over 100 years now, General Relativity — Einstein’s greatest achievement — is largely mysterious to everyone from the general …

Physics