Monica Iyer

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Radical New Quantum Theory Says Other Universes Affect Our Own

Parallel universes have long been a staple of science fiction. But according to a radical new theory of quantum mechanics published Oct. 23 in the journal Physical Review X, other universes are real--and they exist in vast numbers.<p>What's more, the scientists behind the theory say the other …

Air rage: booze, drugs, stag-party obscenities – I’ve seen it all

I work in the airline industry, and it seems barely a week goes by without another report of air rage making the news. This time Dolores O’Riordan of the Cranberries was detained on arrival at Shannon airport after allegedly assaulting an air steward on a plane from New York.<p>As a flight attendant …

Interstellar: the truth about wormholes

Christopher Nolan's new film, Interstellar, sees astronauts leaping across galaxies via a 'wormhole'. Could it one day be possible?<p>The universe wasn't designed to make life easy for science-fiction writers. Nowhere is this more obvious than if you are trying to write a grand space opera.<p>You know …

Physics

Volvo Builds a Different Kind of Hybrid

Swedish carmaker Volvo is adapting Formula 1 racing technology to make their cars 25 percent more fuel efficient.<p>KERS stands for kinetic energy recovery system, and if you're a fan of Formula 1 or LeMans series racing you know all about it. The concept is to use a highly developed flywheel to …

Evidence Found Of A Particle That Is Its Own Antiparticle

In the future, the exotic particle could go into quantum computers.<p>There's a particle that physicists theorize exists that acts simultaneously as both matter and antimatter. Whoa! The particle is called the Majorana fermion, and a team of physicists is announcing today that it's seen some evidence …

Physics

Alfa Romeo Rear- and All-Wheel-Drive Mid-Size Platform Gets a Name: Giorgio

<b>We’d be okay with Alfa’s mid-sizer looking like this 6C Concept Coupé.</b><p>As Alfa Romeo’s never-ending U.S.-market reentry saga drags on, it appears the Italian marque is still working on its ballyhooed revival, based on a report from <i>Automotive News</i>. A big part of the brand’s global resuscitation is …

If you like the Lamborghini Aventador

It has thermonuclear road presence; the horizon seems to shrivel as it approaches. There’s nothing normal about how it looks, how it sounds or how it moves down the road. When teenagers sleep, this is the car in their dreams. Of course it’s Italian. Of course it’s the Lamborghini Aventador …

Sports Cars

Porsche’s YouTube channel hits 911 videos

30 Jan<p>News, Videos<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p>Fancy experiencing the thrill of driving a 911 on ice? Well, you will after watching this short film about Porsche’s …