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Could Artificial Spider Silk Become the Next Best Material to be Used in Medical Implants?

Spider silk may soon become used to help create artificial ligaments and medical implants for patients if researchers from Stockholm’s KTH Royal …

Unsolved Mysteries That Scientists Just Can’t Get to the Bottom of

There are many unsolved mysteries of the Universe, many of which stem from physics. It’s not that scientists haven’t tried to unravel these cosmic …

Dark Matter

More Than Stars: The Milky Way's Dust Mapped In 3D For The First Time Ever

It’s easy to look at the night sky and find that it’s full of stars.<p>Moreover, the stars cluster together in a great plane spanning the sky, making up our galaxy: the Milky Way.<p>But the Milky Way is more than just stars, it’s also full of gas, plasma, and — most importantly — light-blocking dust.<p>This …

Universe

Nasa announces press conference on 'discovery beyond our solar system'

Nasawill hold a press conference on Wednesday to present a "discovery beyond our solar system," leading to speculation that the announcement will involve planets capable of sustaining life.<p>The agency has offered no details on the upcoming presentation other than that it will involve …

Universe

Can Faith Be Proved Through Science?

Religion is a powerful subject that has been the cause of many a war over time. There are those that believe one idea, some that believe something a …

NOAA

Mysterious 'Ghost Particles' Could Help Us Understand The Universe Better

Trillions of them pass through you every second...<p>Every second, trillions of particles are passing through your body.<p>These “ghost particles” are …

Reality Is Not What We Can See

Some physicists, mind you, not many of them, are physicist-poets.<p>They see the world or, more adequately, physical reality, as a lyrical narrative written in some hidden code that the human mind can decipher.<p>Carlo Rovelli, the Italian physicist and author, is one of them. Following his best-seller</i> …

Quantum Mechanics

Scientists Create A New Kind Of Matter: Time Crystals

Crystals are structures in which a pattern of atoms or molecules repeats in space. Now, two teams of researchers have figured out that crystals' …

Physics

How Exactly Does the Em Drive Defy the Laws of Physics?

It’s one of the most controversial topics of science today, and it’s called the Em Drive. This spacecraft engine has physicists and astronomers …

Physics

How Unconscious Sexism Could Help Explain Trump’s Win

A woman has never come closer to the presidency than Hillary Clinton did in winning the popular vote in November. Yet as women march in Washington on …

Psychology

Dark Matter May Be Responsible For Killing Off Galaxies Across The Universe, Researchers Say

It’s a mystery worthy of the Doctor’s attention — a whodunnit of truly cosmic proportions. All through the universe, something is killing galaxies …

Major Questions We Still Have About the Universe Today

Regarding astronomy and the number of achievements that were made and puzzles solved, 2016 was a magnificent year. In fact, with the discovery of …

Universe

Nanotechnology Accelerates Green Energy Production

Nanotechnology is a field that’s receiving a lot of attention at the moment as scientists learn more every day about the benefits it can bring to …

Nanotech

STAR WARS TALK AND EPISODE VIII PREDICTIONS : movies

Star Wars

Scientists fired lasers at antimatter in an experiment that probes the deepest human question: why are we here?

Antimatter—the fictional power source in countless sci-fi stories—isn’t just a great source of energy; understanding it could tell us why we exist at all. That’s why a recent Nature paper outlining the results of an experiment at CERN with the antimatter version of hydrogen is so important to …

Physics

Einstein's Theory Just Put the Brakes on the Sun's Spin

Although the sun is our nearest star, it still hides many secrets. But it seems that one solar conundrum may have been solved and a theory originally …

Physics

NASA's EMDrive And The Quantum Theory Of Pilot Waves

There has been a lot of digital ink spilled over the recent paper on the reactionless thrust device known as the EMDrive. While it’s clear that a working EM Drive would violate well established scientific theories, what isn’t clear is how such a violation might be resolved. Some have argued that …

Quantum Mechanics

Remarkable New Theory Says There's No Gravity, No Dark Matter, and Einstein Was Wrong

Gravity is something all of us are familiar with from our first childhood experiences. You drop something - it falls. And the way physicists have …

Dark Matter

Is our world a simulation? Why some scientists say it's more likely than not

A swath of technologists and physicists believe that ‘simulation theory’ will be proved, just as it was proved that the Earth was not the center of the universe<p>When Elon Musk isn’t outlining plans to use his massive rocket to leave a decaying Planet Earth and colonize Mars, he sometimes talks about …

Singularity

How the Geometry of Movies Can Change the Way We Think

Circles. Triangles. Squares. Those aren’t the things you expect to see in a movie but films have been using shapes to subtly influence emotion for a …

Blue Man Group

They came, they measured, and they returned to perform a show like no other. It was the great NPR Tiny Desk Takeover by Blue Man Group.<p>If you've not seen this performance ensemble and their production in New York, Las Vegas, Orlando, Boston, Chicago or Berlin, then you've missed a night of magical …

Electrical Engineering

A Supermassive Black Hole Has Broken Free And Is Now Destroying Everything

Black hole has no chill.<p>You might think you have troublesome neighbours, but spare a thought for one galaxy where the disruption nearby was so …

Cumberbatch Channeled His Weird Teen Self For 'Dr. Strange'

It turns out Benedict Cumberbatch has been ready to play Doctor Strange for his entire life — but he didn’t want to admit it at first.<p>When the lead …

The myths and reality about interstellar travel

Is reaching alien planets outside our Solar System actually possible, and if so, how would it work?<p>Science fiction writers and moviemakers have shown us countless visions of humanity spread out across the Universe, so you might be forgiven for thinking that we’ve already got this in the bag. …

Astronomy

Australian scientists just froze light like Kylo Ren from Star Wars

The research team's experiment — which created a light trap by shining infrared lasers into ultra-cold atomic vapour — was inspired by Everett's …

Hacking, Cryptography, and the Countdown to Quantum Computing

Given the recent ubiquity of cyber-scandals—Colin Powell’s stolen e-mails, Simone Biles’s leaked medical records, half a billion plundered Yahoo accounts—you might get the impression that hackers can already break into just about any computer they want. But the situation could be a lot worse. The …

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Physicist explains why time travel isn't possible - Futurity

In a new book, physicist Richard Muller answers the question: Why does the arrow of time flow inexorably toward the future, constantly creating new …

Physics

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Can the 'impossible' space drive survive falsification in orbit? - ExtremeTech

Can the ‘impossible’ space drive survive falsification in orbit?<p>By on September 16, 2016 at 7:58 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the …

Space Travel