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Imaginary time

The relationship of real and imaginary time can be visualised as perpendicular axes of direction.<p><b>Imaginary time</b> is a concept derived from special …

Mathematics

MCT Oil Boosts Energy, Increases Metabolism & Balances Blood Sugar. So Why Aren't More People Using It?

Our brain, hormones, and immune system need healthy fats from the foods we eat to thrive. The trillions of cells that our bodies are made of depend …

Nutrition

Physicists create new form of light

Try a quick experiment: Take two flashlights into a dark room and shine them so that their light beams cross. Notice anything peculiar? The rather …

Quantum Mechanics

A Solar Storm Is Approaching Earth

A moderate solar flare early this week has generated charged particles that will light up the atmosphere — and could impact power grids and …

Astronomy

Black Holes Must Have Singularities, Says Einstein's Relativity

The more mass you place into a small volume of space, the stronger the gravitational pull gets. According to Einstein’s general theory of relativity, there’s an astrophysical limit to how dense something can get and still remain a macroscopic, three-dimensional object. Exceed that critical value, …

Physics

How to sell yourself in 30 seconds and leave people wanting more

How do you get people interested in you when you only have 30 seconds?<p>Whether you're in a job interview, networking at a cocktail party, or happen to …

Employment

Scientists Demonstrate Remarkable Evidence Of Dream Telepathy Between People

Dream telepathy suggests that human beings have the ability to communicate telepathically with another person while they are dreaming. This isn’t a …

Consciousness

See a single atom in this magnificent photograph

See the tiny dot in the center of the photo above? That's a single strontium atom, visible to the naked eye. University of Oxford quantum physicist …

Quantum Mechanics

ANCIENT EGYPTIANS IN THE GRAND CANYON — ANOTHER SMITHSONIAN COVER-UP

One of the most intriguing archaeological discoveries in America comes from the rocky cliffs of the Grand Canyon. What makes it even more interesting …

Grand Canyon

To Improve Outcomes, We Need to Take a Critical Lens to Instructional Design

No one can deny the fact that we are seeing some pretty exciting changes to teaching, learning, and leadership. Advances in research, brain science, …

Pedagogy

One Hot Smartphone Accessory

This infrared camera concept by Neo Dong allows anyone to see their world in a whole new way. Designed as a peripheral attachment to your IOS or …

Gear & Gadgets

“The Couch to 80k” Writing Boot Camp: Take a Free 8-Week Podcast Course to Start Writing Fiction, or Even Finish a Novel

We've all read fiction, but how to go about writing it? Nobody has the definitive answer, and there, in the multiplicity of possible approaches, …

Creative Writing

Scientists have proven the existence of the strangest state of matter: superionic ice

In 1935, the <i>Harvard Crimson</i>, a student-run newspaper of Harvard University, carried the following clip:<p>Percy W. Bridgman ’04, professor of physics, can now make ice which will not melt until a temperature higher than the boiling point of water is attained.<p>This was newsworthy indeed. Bridgman went …

Chemistry

Get Ready — Quantum Computing Is Finally Here

The hype that has been building around quantum computing, a potentially revolutionary technology that has been a dream of physicists and computer …

Quantum Computing

Black Hole "Firewalls" Could Change Physics Forever

Falling into a black hole was never going to be fun. As soon as physicists realized that black holes exist, we knew that getting too close to one …

Physics

The Era of Quantum Computing Is Here. Outlook: Cloudy

After decades of heavy slog with no promise of success, quantum computing is suddenly buzzing with almost feverish excitement and activity. Nearly …

Quantum Computing

Suspended – Medium

'Penguin guarding its egg': Hubble captures distant colliding galaxies in a breathtaking cosmic shot

The interacting pair of galaxies is located some 23 million light years away, which is roughly 10 times farther away than the Andromeda galaxy.<p>Nasa …

This Photographer Shoots Portraits in the Style of Old Master Painters

Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk is a Dutch fine art photographer whose portrait photos may make you feel like you’re walking through a museum. Her style is …

Art

Earth’s Magnetic Field Flipping Might Lead To Radiation Fallout, Widespread Blackout

The magnetic field flipping of the Earth’s North and South Poles may spell the end for humanity and the planet as a whole.<p>Why Magnetic Poles Flip<p>The …

Earth Science

Mysterious 15th century manuscript decoded by computer scientists using artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence has allowed scientists to make significant progress in cracking a mysterious ancient text, the meaning of which has eluded …

Archaeology

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Magnetism

Scientists Counted All The Protein Molecules in a Cell And The Answer Really Is 42

This is so perfect.<p>Biologists have served up the answer to the ultimate question of life, the Universe, and everything.<p>That answer, as you may know, …

Biology

Physicists are planning to build lasers so powerful they could rip apart empty space

Inside a cramped laboratory in Shanghai, China, physicist Ruxin Li and colleagues are breaking records with the most powerful pulses of light the …

Physics

Physicists Say They've Created a Device That Generates 'Negative Mass'

Say what?<p>Physicists have created what they say is the first device that's capable of generating particles that behave as if they have negative …

Quantum Mechanics

Hubble snaps image of a galactic ‘needle in a haystack’

By using nature to overclock the Hubble Space Telescope, NASA scientists have spotted an embryonic galaxy when it was just 500m years old.<p>Despite the …

Astrophysics

Crying Elephants, Giggling Rats and Other Surprisingly Sentient Animals

By Emily Birch, Nottingham Trent University | January 11, 2018 10:08 am<p>Motherly love. (Credit: Shutterstock)<p>Years ago, we believed that we weren’t …

The Universe’s Earliest Galaxies Were Organized Whirlpools

When a team of scientists took a look into distant galaxies, seeing what those systems looked like when they were forming almost 13 billion years …

'Serious gap' in cosmic expansion rate hints at new physics

<b>A mathematical discrepancy in the expansion rate of the Universe is now "pretty serious", and could point the way to a major discovery in physics, says a Nobel laureate.</b><p>The most recent results suggest the inconsistency is not going away.<p>Prof Adam Riess told BBC News that an unknown phenomenon, such …

Groundbreaking new studies suggest the presence of a fourth dimension

We live in a three-dimensional reality. Because of that, it’s pretty hard to imagine what a four-dimensional reality might be like, but that isn’t …