Roshan Strong

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The Philosophy of Science

• http://global.oup.com/academic/covers/uk/pop-up/9780190690649<p>A Companion<p>Edited by <b>Anouk Baberousse</b>, Edited by <b>Denis Bonnay</b>, and Edited by <b>Mikael …

European Physicists Just Tested Quantum Entanglement in Massive Atom Clouds

Three separate teams all achieved the same result.<p>From tunnelling through impenetrable barriers to being in two places at the same time, the quantum …

Take a virtual tour of 6 exoplanets

The virtual exoplanet tour has a cool 360-degree visual display. Since launching in late 2017, it’s had over a million YouTube views. Check it out …

Einstein’s ‘spooky action at a distance’ spotted in objects almost big enough to see

One of the strangest aspects of quantum physics is entanglement: If you observe a particle in one place, another particle—even one light-years …

NASA just discovered that Mars has a tail, and it’s incredibly unusual

Jupiter has a bunch of moons, Saturn has rings, and Earth has life (that’s pretty cool), but what about Mars? Well, as it turns out, the Red Planet …

Archaeologists find gates of Hell in Saudi Arabia

When researchers are searching for remnants of structures and settlements constructed by ancient peoples they typically focus on areas that are …

Ethanol cancer treatment could eliminate tumors for just a few dollars

Ethanol-Based Cancer Treatments<p>Researchers from Duke University have achieved a 100 percent cure rate for squamous cell carcinoma in a hamster model …

A NASA scientist's inside scoop on the great American eclipse

<i>NASA scientist Dr. C. Alex Young has spent more than 20 years studying the sun. Here's his take on the Great American eclipse happening August 21, 2017</i><p><b>Q: What is a total solar eclipse anyway?</b><p>A: Most people are familiar with the idea that the moon orbits around the earth, and that takes roughly 27 …

Astronomy

What I learned from home DNA testing

They promise to reveal everything from our ancestry to our chances of serious illness. But are DNA tests accurate and do they tell us anything worthwhile?<p>There may come a time in everyone’s life when they find themselves sitting at the kitchen table on an otherwise unexceptional weekday morning, …

Genetics

How poverty affects the brain

An unprecedented study in Bangladesh could reveal how malnutrition, poor sanitation and other challenges make their mark on child development.<p>In the …

Basic Assumptions of Physics Might Require the Future to Influence the Past

One of the most well-accepted physical theories makes no logical sense. Quantum mechanics, the theory that governs the smallest possible spaces, …

Quantum Mechanics

New Theory Explains Why the Universe Expands at an Accelerating Rate

In 2011, three researchers won the Nobel Prize for discovering that the universe expands at an ever-increasing rate. Americans Saul Perlmutter and …

Physics

The scientific breakthrough that enabled physicists to solve the puzzle of infinity

During the mid 20th century, physicists were grappling with a perplexing puzzle. It seemed that every time they applied equations to explain fundamental properties we see and experience around us — like the mass of a particle or what happens when two particles interact with each other — they always …

QUANTUM REALITY: Space, Time, and Entanglement

Mark Van Raamsdonk is a professor of physics at the University of British Columbia, where he also received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics and …

Quantum Physics

Scientists Discover Huge Wave in the Perseus Galaxy Cluster

A huge wave has been discovered by a team of scientists using combined data from NASA‘s Chandra X-ray Observatory with radio observations and …

Why Does The Proton Spin? Physics Holds A Surprising Answer

You can take any particle in the Universe and isolate it from everything else, yet there are some properties that can never be taken away. These are intrinsic, physical properties of the particle itself — properties like mass, charge, or angular momentum — and will always be the same for any single …

Physics

Ten Horrifying Deep Sea Creatures, Ranked

The depths of the ocean are festooned with the most nightmarish creatures imaginable. You might think you’re safe, because these critters live …

Zoology

Could Space Travelers Melt As They Accelerate Through Deep Space?

Forty years ago, Canadian physicist Bill Unruh made a surprising prediction regarding quantum field theory. Known as the Unruh effect, his theory …

What is Quantum Entanglement? Part 1: Waves and particles

If you follow science, or science fiction, to any degree, great or small, you’ve probably heard the term “quantum entanglement” before. You may also …

Why the "March for Science" Is in Turmoil

A departure from leadership is highlighting diversity issues less than a week before the march.<p>Less than a week before the March for Science is set …

Feminism