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'Mind over matter': Stephen Hawking – obituary by Roger Penrose

The image of Stephen Hawking – who has died aged 76 – in his motorised wheelchair, with head contorted slightly to one side and hands crossed over to work the controls, caught the public imagination, as a true symbol of the triumph of mind over matter. As with the Delphic oracle of ancient Greece, …

Physics

SpaceX targets January 5 launch for mystery Zuma payload

SpaceX is launching Zuma, a mystery spacecraft operated by the U.S. Government for purposes unknown, thanks to it being very classified. The launch was supposed to take place last year, with a November date for the flight, but it was scrubbed, reset and then scrubbed again with no firm timeline for …

Why Didn't 'Oumuamua Hit The Sun?

<i>If Oumuamua has come from so far away, and in it’s final approach was primarily attracted by the Sun, why didn’t it hit the Sun? Were the gravitational forces of other planets sufficient to make it miss?</i><p>The answer to this question lies in how gravity acts over large distances, with a bit of …

Physicists keep striking out in the search for dark matter

Space may be the final frontier, but we've barely begun to explore its underlying mechanics. For as much as humanity has discovered since we first looked to the heavens, we've only seen about five percent of the total matter in the universe. The other 95 percent -- the so-called "dark matter" -- …

The Ocean: Endlessly Interesting

You may have surfed in water thousands of years old<p>Have you ever, even for the briefest of moments, thought about the age of the water in which …

NASA Releases Last Cassini Image Of Saturn And Its Rings

Two days before it plunged into the thick atmosphere of Saturn, ending its 13-year mission to the gas giant system, NASA’s spacecraft Cassini took …

NASA video shows dramatic shift in Earth's seasons as a result of climate change

It can be hard to visualize just how much climate change has impacted Earth’s seasons. To help, NASA released a new illustration that drives home the …

Light pollution: Night being lost in many countries

<b>A study of pictures of Earth by night has revealed that artificial light is growing brighter and more extensive every year.</b><p>Between 2012 and 2016, the planet's artificially lit outdoor area grew by more than 2% per year.<p>Scientists say a "loss of night" in many countries is having negative …

Breakthroughs

How to Optimize Images for Your Online Portfolio

As a photographer, designer or artist, your professional ethics could be wrapped into one line: work hard, (dis)play hard. You dedicate a lot of time …

Alibaba smashes its Single’s Day record once again as sales cross $25 billion

Alibaba has set another Single’s Day record after the e-commerce giant sold over $25 billion of product on the Chinese biggest online shopping date.<p>The full number comes in at 163.8 billion RMB, that’s roughly $25.3 billion, in GMV — that’s “gross merchandise volume” which is used to measure a …

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Mystery landlord collects our rent in cash from our bedroom

<b>I am 18 and have just moved into a houseshare where the landlord asks for the rent in cash. All bills are included and I was wondering if this is legal. I consequently have no proof I’m living here. I’ve never met the landlord – we leave the cash in our bedrooms and he goes in and collects it.</b><p>CW, …