Martijn de Glijer

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Most Hurricanes That Hit The US Start in The Exact Same Location

This is where storms like Irma begin.<p>Just weeks after Hurricane Harvey caused destruction in Texas, Irma has made landfall in Florida - and there are …

Weather

We Now Have an Equation That Explains How The Hell Quantum Chaos Behaves

Even chaos can be predicted.<p>While physicists have managed to wrap their minds around chaos theory in the macroscopic world, chaos also has its way at …

Physicists Create Quantum Memory Capable of Storing Photons

A breakthrough in quantum technology has been made this month thanks to physicists from the University of Basel as they develop a memory capable of …

Quantum Physics

On the Existence of Black Holes

<i>Paul Sutter is an astrophysicist at The Ohio State University and the chief scientist at COSI Science Center. Sutter is also host of Ask a Spaceman,</i> …

Do You Want To Predict The Future? Then You Need Theoretical Science

In 1993, the Hubble Space Telescope had just been serviced, repaired, and upgraded, and was finally taking the incredible images it was designed for. From planets to stars to nebulae and galaxies, at last the deepest secrets of the Universe were yielding to our newfound observational power. Yet …

There Are Biophotons in the Brain. Is Something Light-Based Going On?

Over the last 100 years, scientists have realized, first in rats, that neurons in mammalian brains were capable of producing photons, or …

Central Nervous System

Proof Of 'God Playing Dice With The Universe' Found In The Sun's Interior

Deep inside the Sun’s interior, the fusion of lighter nuclei into heavier ones causes a tiny amount of mass to be lost, converted into energy via the famous <i>E = mc2</i>. At temperatures of 4,000,000 K or above, all the way up to 15,000,000 K in the Sun’s very center, hydrogen and helium isotopes build …

Physics

Engineers Develop Nanoscale Optical Quantum Memory Chip

A breakthrough has been made in the world of quantum computing this month as engineers at Caltech develop a computer chip equipped with nanoscale …

Quantum Computing

Stuck in a hurricane? Don't forget to look out for tornadoes.

A serious hidden hazard.<p>Hurricanes are an amalgam of the worst weather nature can produce. Not only can a landfalling storm plague entire states with intense winds, pounding rains, surges of seawater capable of flooding entire cities, but they can also spawn tornadoes. Tornadoes during a tropical …

Mars research crew emerges after 8 months of isolation

HONOLULU (AP) — Six NASA-backed research subjects who have been cooped up in a Mars-like habitat on a remote Hawaii volcano since January emerged …