Alexis Montes

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Scientists Demonstrate "Liquid Light" at Room Temperature for the First Time

A Strange Form of Matter<p>Thanks to technological advances, scientists now have various ways of manipulating matter. Often times, these result in …

Nanotech

A Clever New Hypothesis Could Explain the Elusive Nature of Dark Matter

Having It Both Ways<p>We cannot see dark matter, but we know it exists simply because it has to — without it, the universe cannot exist under our …

Dark Matter

An End to Fossil Fuels: India Commits to Sell Only Electric Cars by 2030

Doubling Their Efforts<p>Yesterday was a particularly glum day for climate scientists, with President Donald Trump withdrawing U.S. support for the …

World Economic Forum

MIT Just Unveiled A Technique to Mass Produce Quantum Computers

Commercial Quantum Computing<p>Quantum computing is, if you are not already familiar, simply put, a type of computation that uses qubits to encode data …

Quantum Computing

New Evidence Reveals Black Hole Event Horizons Are All Too Real

General relativity passes another big test.<p>Scientists have found new evidence to support the idea that matter vanishes completely when it falls into …

What Things Should Every Physics Major Know?

Over the weekend, cosmologist and author Sean Carroll tweeted about what physics majors should know, namely that “the Standard Model is an SU(3)xSU(2)xU(1) gauge theory, and know informally what that means.” My immediate reaction to this was pretty much in line with Brian Skinner’s, namely that …

Physics

Students Made a Car That Gets a Staggering 2,713 Miles per Gallon

Extreme Fuel Efficiency<p>While electric vehicles (EVs) are steadily gaining ground, the majority of the cars on the road today are still gas-powered. …

Fossil Fuels

Naked Singularities Can Actually Exist in a Three-Dimensional Universe, Physicists Predict

Where the laws of physics no longer apply.<p>For the first time, physicists have demonstrated that a universe like ours with three spatial dimensions …

Physics