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Mini antimatter accelerator could rival the likes of the Large Hadron Collider

Researchers have found a way to accelerate antimatter in a 1000x smaller space than current accelerators, boosting the science of exotic …

Physics

Traveling to the Sun: Why won’t Parker solar probe melt?

This summer, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe will launch to travel closer to the Sun, deeper into the solar atmosphere. The main objective of the mission …

Particles

Methane

An underground lake of liquid water has been uncovered on Mars for the first time in a landmark discovery that bolsters the possibility of …

Earth Science

New South African Telescope Releases Epic Image Of The Galactic Centre

The black hole at the centre of the Milky Way and filaments. (Image: (Credit: SARAO))<p>You’re looking at the centre of our galactic home, the Milky …

A high-energy neutrino has been traced to its galactic birthplace for the first time. A neutrino that hit Earth came from a mysterious galaxy called a blazar, which is powered by an enormous black hole. : science

Community Details<p>19.0m<p>Subscribers<p>9.3k<p>Online<p>This community is a place to share and discuss new scientific research. Read about the latest advances in …

Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias - IAC - Educational Outreach

There is a calculation suggesting that only one in a thousand massive galaxies is a relic of the early universe, conserving intact the properties it …

Scientists develop material that could regenerate dental enamel

Researchers at Queen Mary University of London have developed a new way to grow mineralised materials which could regenerate hard tissues such as …

Scientists Are Using AI to Painstakingly Assemble Single Atoms

Forget ruby-encrusted swords or diamond-tipped chainsaws. The scanning probe microscope is, quite literally, the sharpest object ever made. Hidden …

Team cracks code to cheap, small carbon nanotubes

Imagine a box you plug into the wall that cleans your toxic air and pays you cash.<p>That's essentially what Vanderbilt University researchers produced …

Scientists discover new magnetic element

This schematic illustrates how a tetragonal phase of Ru has been forced using ultra thin film growth methods. Credit: University of Minnesota, …

New catalyst upgrades greenhouse gas into renewable hydrocarbons

A new technology from U of T Engineering is taking a substantial step towards enabling manufacturers to create plastics out of two key ingredients: …

Forget carbon fiber—we can now make carbon nanotube fibers

They hold up to more than 10 times the strain that Kevlar does.<p>A carbon nanotube is tough—by some measures, more than 30 times more robust than …

Alan Turing’s chemistry hypothesis turned into a desalination filter

A chemical reaction he suggested can now be done, and it makes a great membrane.<p>Alan Turing is rightly famed for his contributions to computer …

Counting perovskites

Marina Filip, Postdoctoral Research Assistant, and Feliciano Giustino, Professor of Materials, both in the Department of Materials, explain how …

Researcher develops a new generation of graphene

The material graphene has many incredible properties, but to date it has been difficult to use on a large scale in industry, because it loses its …

First Experimental Demonstration of a Quantum Enigma Machine - MIT Technology Review

One of the great unsung heroes of 20th century science was a mathematician and engineer at the famous Bell Laboratories in New Jersey called Claude …

Quantum Physics

Taming the multiverse: Stephen Hawking’s final theory about the big bang – The theory, which was submitted for publication before Hawking’s death earlier this year, is based on string theory and predicts the universe is finite and far simpler than many current theories about the big bang say

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

British Columbia

Algorithm take months, not years, to find material for improved energy conversion

In even the most fuel-efficient cars, about 60 percent of the total energy of gasoline is lost through heat in the exhaust pipe and radiator. To …

Scientists reveal the genetic roadmap to building an entire organism from a single cell

The research teams also demonstrated how these data can be mined to answer long-standing fundamental questions in biology.<p>When Klein, Kirschner, …

IBM Has Used Its Quantum Computer to Simulate a Molecule—Here’s Why That’s Big News

We just got a little closer to building a computer that can disrupt a large chunk of the chemistry world, and many other fields besides. A team of …

Quantum Computing

Physicists Demonstrate How to Reverse of the Arrow of Time - MIT Technology Review

One of the more curious challenges in physics is to understand the nature of time. At the microscopic level, the laws of physics are symmetric with …

Quantum Physics

Atoms may hum a tune from grand cosmic symphony

Researchers playing with a cloud of ultracold atoms uncovered behavior that bears a striking resemblance to the universe in microcosm. Their work, …

New study suggests tens of thousands of black holes exist in Milky Way's center

A Columbia University-led team of astrophysicists has discovered a dozen black holes gathered around Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*), the supermassive black …

Water purification breakthrough uses sunlight and 'hydrogels'

According to the United Nations, 30,000 people die each week from the consumption and use of unsanitary water. Although the vast majority of these …

Scientists think they found a new human organ—a fluid-filled “shock absorber”

Find needs to be confirmed, but it stands to raise a lot of basic biology questions.<p>Newly identified networks of interconnected, fluid-filled …

Cancer Cells

Wandering star shook up the prehistoric solar system

<i>70,000 years ago, a nomadic star came within a light-year of the Sun, likely sending dozens of comets and asteroids tumbling out of the solar system.</i>

Prehistory