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From Newton to Einstein: The Origins of General Relativity

You probably don't know general relativity as well as you think you do.<p><i>This article was written by Krzysztof Bolejko from the University of Sydney.</i> …

Physics

What Happens If You're Traveling At The Speed Of Light And Turn On Your Headlights?

One of the most popular questions from our "ask a physicist" feature was, "What happens if you're driving at the speed of light and you turn on your …

China's Rover Has Discovered a New Type of Moon Rock

It's almost 3 billion years old.<p>China's Yutu lunar rover mission has turned up something pretty special during its lonely survey of the Moon - a …

Moon

SpaceX Makes History With The First-Ever Orbital Rocket Landing

Nailed it!<p>The aerospace company, SpaceX, just made history by sending the first orbital rocket into space and landing it back on the ground. This …

Space Travel

Two 'Extinct' Sea Snakes Just Appeared Off The Coast of Australia

Welcome back!<p>Two striking sea snakes have been spotted drifting off the coast of Western Australia, more than 15 years after the species was declared …

Scientists Confirm They've Found 80-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Blood Vessels

Wow.<p>Researchers have confirmed that vessel-like structures found in an 80-million-year-old dinosaur fossil are indeed blood vessels from the original …

Protein

Physicists Confirm That Time Moves Forward Even in The Quantum World

The future's all we have.<p>For the first time, an experiment has confirmed that the laws of thermodynamics hold true even at the quantum level – which …

Scientists Have Figured Out What We Need to Achieve Secure Quantum Teleportation

We've got this.<p>For the first time, researchers have demonstrated the precise requirements for secure quantum teleportation – and it involves a …

Quantum Physics

Scientists Have Discovered a Material That Could Create Quantum Optical Computers

Just when you thought data couldn't get any faster.<p>When people talk about the next-generation of computers, they're usually referring to one of two …

Scientists reveal that the rotation of Earth's core holds a clue to understanding global sea-level rise

Scientists are studying past changes in sea level in order to make accurate future predictions of this consequence of climate change, and they're …

Physicists explain how to solve difficult mathematical problems with time travel computing

Sending a locked message back in time of which no one will ever read the contents can help solve difficult problems, according to an international …

Researchers create powerful pseudomagnetic fields in graphene

University of Maryland (UMD) researchers have made a breakthrough discovery in graphene research that could provide a testbed for understanding how …

Graphene

For The First Time, Researchers Have Proved That a Fundamental Physics Problem Is Actually Unsolvable

Damn.<p>Researchers have a whole lot of unanswered questions when it comes to the worlds of particle and quantum physics, but one of the most …

Quantum Physics

Losing Just 1 Gram of Fat in The Pancreas Can Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

This is amazing.<p>Losing a single gram of fat could be enough to reverse the symptoms of type 2 diabetes – as long as that fat comes from the pancreas, …

Diabetes

NASA's Juno spacecraft will place planetary exploration in the hands of the public

In July 2016, Jupiter will welcome NASA's Juno spacecraft, which will boast the dual purpose of unlocking many of the secrets of the enigmatic gas …

Google's Quantum Computer Is 100 Million Times Faster Than Your Laptop

But is it a true quantum computer?<p>Google has been sharing more details about its quantum computing project, which it runs in partnership with NASA. …

Quantum Computing

Carbon Emissions Slowed Down in 2015, But They Likely Haven't Peaked Yet

Climate change is still happening.<p><i>This article was written by Pep Canadell from CSIRO, and was originally published by The Conversation.</i><p>Despite …

Fossil Fuels

London Is Now Recycling Energy From Train Brakes to Power Their Stations

Awesome.<p>London has just finished testing a new system that can collect and recycle energy generated by their Tube trains when they brake, and it’s …

Trains

There’s no hiding from new camera

Being “It” in a game of hide-and-seek could mean never losing, thanks to a new camera that can see around corners. The device, reported December 7 in</i> …

Edinburgh

Physicists Send Particles Of Light Into The Past, Proving Time Travel Is Possible?

I'm in!<p>Scientists from the University of Queensland, Australia, have used single particles of light (photons) to simulate quantum particles …

Scientists Have Figured Out How to Store Electricity in 'Paper'

Paper cuts are now deadlier than ever!<p>Scientists in Sweden have developed what they call "power paper" – a thin, paper-like material with a …

Nanotech

The Magnetic Field Outside Our Black Hole Has Been Studied For The First Time

This is big.<p>We're a step closer to understanding how the black hole at the centre of our galaxy works, with astrophysicists in the US announcing that …

Universe

This Stretchy, Drug-Delivering Gel Could Be The Band-Aid of The Future

Meet the world’s smartest bandage.<p>Human beings have been dressing wounds with various kinds of bandages for thousands of years, but it’s unlikely an …

Nanotech

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 …

Physics

NASA's Newest Spacecraft Concept Hitchhikes Across The Galaxy

No sleep till Pluto.<p>Travelling across the vast distances of space requires a lot of time and a lot of fuel, which is why NASA's latest spacecraft …

Space

Construction Has Started on The World’s Most Powerful Digital Camera

This thing will be able to see more galaxies than there are people on Earth.<p>Gadget lovers the world over are primed to see what kind of camera Apple …

highresolution

The Race To Prove 'Spooky' Quantum Connection May Have a Winner

Entanglement breakthrough could lead to unhackable Internet<p>Particles don’t obey the same rules as people. Poke a particle, and another one far away can instantly respond the touch -- without any messages passing through the space between, as if the two particles were one. “Entanglement” is what …

Quantum Dots Will Turn Your Windows Into A Power Supply

Imagine installing an air conditioner that won’t send your summertime power bills skyrocketing. That’s the promise of new quantum dot infused …