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Physicists Have Captured the First Spectral Fingerprints of Antimatter

by Science Alert August 4, 2017 Hard Science 12376<p>Mike McRae<p>Antihydrogen<p>It’s been about nine months since a team of CERN researchers succeeded in …

Physics

10 images that prove the Gore Lake Trail is one of the most beautiful hiking routes in the US

I WANTED to backpack somewhere unreachable by car, to hike an unknown trail — and not have to drive too far from Denver. The Gore Lake Trail near …

Hiking

Are these the world’s most beautiful bike trails?

MTB freerider Mads André ‘Makken’ Haugen brings his dog and bike to the iconic Geiranger fjord in Norway.<p>Each summer the Geiranger fjord is packed …

How a YouTube Video of Bouncy Balls on a Hot Pan Led to a Weird Physics Discovery

Squeee!<p>It all started when a Ukrainian programmer and aspiring rapper dropped a handful of hydrogel balls on his piping-hot pancake griddle.<p>The …

Engineering

11 Scientific Advances Of The Past 100 Years Gave Us Our Entire Universe (Synopsis)

“Gamow was fantastic in his ideas. He was right, he was wrong. More often wrong than right. Always interesting; … and when his idea was not wrong it …

Chinese Scientists Just Set the Record for the Farthest Quantum Teleportation

Chinese scientists have just shattered a record in teleportation. No, they haven't beamed anyone up to a spaceship. Rather, they sent a packet of …

Quantum Physics

The Curious Omnipresence of 1: A Plot Hole In The Multiverse Theory

What do you think of when you hear the word <i>universe?</i> Most people naturally think, well, that’s what simply encapsulates everything that there is in …

Dark Matter

From Trump to string theory and supernovas: five science lectures to expand your mind

Jeffrey Sachs<p><b>Surviving Trump and overcoming climate change:</b> American economist Jeffrey Sachs ponders on some of the greatest threats facing …

Key Einstein principle survives quantum test

Particles with mind-bending quantum properties still follow a standard gravitational rule, at least as far as scientists can tell.<p>The equivalence …

We May Have Uncovered the First Ever Evidence of the Multiverse

Too Cold<p>For years, scientists have been baffled by a weird anomaly far away in space: a mysterious “Cold Spot” about 1.8 billion light-years across. …

The world's fastest film camera: When light practically stands still

Forget high-speed cameras capturing 100,000 images per second. A research group has developed a camera that can film at a rate equivalent to five …

Research

Has Lake Tahoe ever looked more beautiful than it does right now?

A powerful and unrelenting blizzardy blast coated the Northern Sierra Nevada this winter.<p>Back-to-back storms buried the Lake Tahoe area in snow, crippling transportation, shuttering ski resorts, knocking out power and disrupting the daily lives of thousands.<p>In the first three weeks of January …

Skiing

From a Madagascar private island to the latest Maldives hideaways, the best luxury beach holidays to take in 2017

As a tumultuous and tiring year draws to a close, a winter spent under grey, sodden skies may seem unendurable. Thankfully a host of exceptional new beach resorts have just opened up, and those who are drawn to the sun have plenty to look forward to in 2017.<p><b>The Opulent Atolls: The Maldives</b><br>There are …

National park photo ops: The best way to catch desert stars

The stars shine brightly at night near the Furnace Creek Resort in Death Valley National Park. With my camera set at ISO 1600, a 16mm lens and the shutter opened for 30 seconds, I waited for passing cars to light the sides of the dead tree and tried a little bit of flash-fill.<p><i>In honor of this</i> …

18 mountains that celebrities and business moguls love to ski

While there's plenty of mountains to choose from around the world, some ski resorts are specifically known for their exclusive terrain and luxurious amenities.<p>We've put together a list of 18 ski resorts where celebrities, royals, and business travelers are known to flock to.<p>From the exclusive …

Scientists Find a Quasicrystal from Outer Space in a Russian Meteorite

How does an impossible material with forbidden symmetries form in the scattered grains of a meteorite? There’s no simple answer.<p>The phrase "quasicrystal from outer space" sounds like the title to a science fiction thriller with a New Age twist. But a study published Thursday in <i>Scientific Reports</i> …

Why Aren't Fish Electrocuted During Lightning Storms?

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Geophysics

Ask Ethan: How Do Gravitational Waves Escape From A Black Hole?

Perhaps the greatest discovery of all announced in 2016 was the direct detection of gravitational waves. Even though they had been predicted by Einstein’s general theory of relativity 101 years prior, it took the development of a laser interferometer sensitive to ripples in space that would …

Black Holes

There is More Than Just Asteroids Threatening Life from Space

Nothing is a given. Evolution could have had an entirely different outcome. However, since it turned out the way it did, maybe we have to analyze …

Water inside carbon nanotubes turns solid at boiling temperatures, MIT researchers discover

It’s common knowledge that water freezes at zero degrees Celsius (32 degrees Fahrenheit) and boils at 100 degrees Celsius (212 degrees Fahrenheit) in …

The One Theory of Quantum Mechanics That Actually Kind of Makes Sense

But most physicists don't buy it.<p>Quantum mechanics is baffling. On the atomic and subatomic scale, matter seems to behave in ways that we, in the macro world, would generally think of as impossible. Particles can exist in two different places at once, and particle-like interferences in space are …

21 technology tipping points we will reach by 2030

Many emerging technologies you hear about today will reach a tipping point by 2025, according to a report from The World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on the Future of Software & Society.<p>The council surveyed more than 800 executives and experts from the technology sector to share their …

Superbrain Yoga: 3 Minutes That Maximize Brain Power

<i>A baby is born into the world with around 100 billion brain cells (neurons), give or take a few million.</i><p>The brain is so important to the human …

Physicists Uncover Strange Numbers in Particle Collisions

At the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, physicists shoot protons around a 17-mile track and smash them together at nearly the speed of light. It’s …

Quantum Mechanics

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