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Top architecture and design jobs this week include Foster + Partners and Gort Scott

The best new architecture and design roles available via Dezeen Jobs this week include positions with architecture firms Foster + Partners, Gort …

Architecture

DeSallesFlint creates maritime-themed interiors for Puro Gdansk hotel

The interiors DeSalleFlint designed for this hotel in Gdansk give a subtle nod to the shipyards and ruined grain stores that dot the shoreline of the …

Architecture

Seattle garden studio by Wittman Estes offers model for "courtyard urbanism"

US firm Wittman Estes has added a studio building and a Chinese-inspired courtyard to an existing residence in a dense neighbourhood, aiming to show …

Architecture

Scientists trying to turn light into matter

The hypothesis of the Breit-Wheeler process says it ought to be conceivable to transform light into the issue by crushing two particles of light …

Physics

Scholars Analyze Russia’s Sunghir Burials

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI—<i>Live Science</i> reports that researchers led by Erik Trinkaus of Washington University in St. Louis, and Alexandra Buzhilova of …

Archaeology

We Still Don't Understand Why Time Only Flows Forward

Every moment that passes finds us traveling from the past to the present and into the future, with time always flowing in the same direction. At no point does it ever appear to either stand still or reverse; the “arrow of time” always points forwards for us. But if we look at the laws of physics — …

Physics

Scientists Propose Experiment to Test Quantum Gravity

Unifying gravity and quantum mechanics has been the dream of physicists for decades. An experiment has just been proposed to see if it's even possible.<p>Gravity is a bit of an enigma. We know how it works, but not really what causes it. In 1915, Einstein’s famous Theory of Relativity demonstrated …

Scientists discover how to turn light into matter after 80-year quest

Imperial College London physicists have discovered how to create matter from light - a feat thought impossible when the idea was first theorised 80 …

Particle Physics: New Laser Could Rip Apart Space Vacuum And Convert Light Into Matter

Physicists in China are on the cusp of "breaking the vacuum"—a phenomenon created by lasers of unprecedented power that physically rip particles out …

Scientists Discover Fundamental Property of Light

And here's how we can harness it.<p><i>This article was written by Clive Emary from the University of Hull, and was originally published by The</i> …

Physicists Just Discovered a Totally New Form of Light

Science, always keeping us on our toes.<p>Physicists have just discovered a new form of light that doesn't follow our existing rules of angular …

The 9 Weirdest Implications Of The Many Worlds Interpretation

According to the Many Worlds Interpretation of quantum physics, we live in an infinite web of alternate timelines. It's a serious claim that carries …

Why the Many-Worlds Formulation of Quantum Mechanics Is Probably Correct

I have often talked about the Many-Worlds or Everett approach to quantum mechanics — here’s an explanatory video, an excerpt from <i>From Eternity to …

Quantum mysteries dissolve if possibilities are realities

When you think about it, it shouldn’t be surprising that there’s more than one way to explain quantum mechanics. Quantum math is notorious for …

Quantum Mechanics

A new ‘Einstein’ equation suggests wormholes hold key to quantum gravity

There’s a new equation floating around the world of physics these days that would make Einstein proud.It’s pretty easy to remember: ER=EPR.You might …

Quantum Mechanics

A Magnetic 'Wormhole' That Connects Two Regions of Space Was Created in The Lab

Two years ago ... this was weird.<p>Back in 2015, researchers in Spain created a tiny magnetic wormhole for the first time ever. They used it to connect …

Killer robots aren't as scary as the ones that make our lives easier

If sentient AI takes over the planet, it won’t be killer robots that destroy mankind. It’ll be the machines we designed to make our lives easier.<p>If we’re lucky, they might just take pity on us.<p>We’re a generally sad and self-destructive species with most of us likely to suffer from some form of …

Research shows AI is the key to understanding quantum systems

When researchers conduct experiments with quantum computers they’re essentially working in the dark. Our current computers are just too slow to verify the results of any quantum experiments beyond the most basic. But one research team believes AI can bridge that gap, and they’ve done the …

The universe is a hologram and other mind-blowing theories in theoretical physics

What if there is a deeper reality out there?

Quantum Mechanics

Controlled coupling of light and matter

Researchers from Würzburg and London have succeeded in controlling the coupling of light and matter at room temperature. They have published their …

Quantum Mechanics

What Is a Quantum Computer? | Tech-x-planations | Singularity Hub

Experts Weigh in on AI and the Singularity

AI Visionaries<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) is progressing so fast that there are new developments in the field almost every week. The tendrils of AI …

Stop Waiting for the Singularity. It Started 200 Years Ago.

In recent years a bunch of technologists have pushed a once fringe idea into the mainstream. That idea is the Singularity.<p>For most in Silicon Valley …

Physicists Say They've Manipulated 'Pure Nothingness' And Observed The Fallout

In the quantum vacuum, no one can hear you scream.<p>According to quantum mechanics, a vacuum isn't empty at all. It's actually filled with quantum …

Mind-Bending New Paper Could Explain The Strange 'Patterns' Within Our Solar System

Meet pilot wave gravity.<p>There's a strange pattern in our Solar System – if you look at the orbits of the first seven planets, each one gets …

20 Mind-Boggling Facts About Quantum Computing Everyone Should Read

The dream of “quantum computing” – harnessing the power of quantum-level mechanics in order to create computers far faster and more powerful than any available today – came a step closer to reality recently.<p>Microsoft and Google both have just announced that they are expecting to reach key …

Quantum Mechanics

A.I. Can Solve the Biggest Problem for Quantum Computers, Says Researcher

Quantum computers hold the key to achieving what is considered impossible with today’s conventional computing systems. While a fully functional one …

Quantum Computing

What is fog computing?

Cloud computing dominates IT, but is there new tech in the forecast?<p>The cloud is as ubiquitous in computing as it is in the skies over Britain, but …

The quantum states on the surface of conducting materials can strongly interact with light

An exotic state of matter that is dazzling scientists with its electrical properties, can also exhibit unusual optical properties, as shown in a …

Quantum Mechanics

Does Dark Matter Harbor Life? - Issue 48: Chaos

Even though we know that ordinary matter accounts for only about one-twentieth of the universe’s energy and a sixth of the total energy carried by …

Dark Matter