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What the Hell Is a Quantum Computer and How Excited Should I Be?

They will never sit on your desk, and they will most certainly never fit in your pocket. Today, they’re fragile, and need to be kept at temperatures …

Quantum Computing

The new thermodynamics: how quantum physics is bending the rules

Experiments are starting to probe the limits of the classical laws of thermodynamics.<p>It would take a foolhardy physicist to dare attempt to break the …

Quantum Mechanics

A Rare Element From The Edge of The Periodic Table Is Breaking Quantum Mechanics

This is amazing.<p>There's a lot we don't know about the actinides. On the periodic table, this series of heavy, radioactive elements hangs at the …

Chemistry

A fourth gravitational wave has been detected

Virgo has joined in on the fun<p>Astronomers say they have detected another set of gravitational waves — ripples in the fabric of space and time traveling throughout the Universe. It’s the fourth time this phenomenon has been measured by the scientists at LIGO, or the Laser Interferometer …

LIGO

Russia and US will cooperate to build moon's first space station

Part of a long-term project to send humans to Mars, the Nasa-led programme will see the two countries working to create a crewed spaceport in lunar orbit<p>Russia and the United States have agreed to cooperate on a Nasa-led programme to build the first lunar space station, part of a long-term project …

Space Exploration

Elon Musk’s Neuralink Gets $27 Million to Build Brain Computers

Neuralink Corp., the startup co-founded by billionaire Elon Musk, has taken steps to sell as much as $100 million in stock to fund the development of …

Elon Musk

Elon Musk Spends 80 Percent Of His Time Doing This

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is a brilliant leader with a hand ons focus on design and innovation, yet he still woos the masses with his …

Tesla

Tesla's new Solar Roof is actually cheaper than a normal roof

Good news for those who have been eyeing Tesla’s new Solar Roof – the company just announced pricing for its photovoltaic tiles, and they come in at …

How Much Does It Cost SpaceX To Reuse A Falcon Rocket?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Jim Cantrell.</i><p>If you go through the R&D costs of developing a reusable launch vehicle, the …

China's Second Launch of 'Long March-5' Rocket Fails

China’s second attempt at launching its Long March-5 carrier rocket failed Sunday.<p>The state-run <i>Xinhua</i> news agency announced the launch failure 40 …

Space Exploration

Researchers Are Using Viruses to Make Superbugs Commit Suicide

Such sweet irony.<p>The gene-editing technology called CRISPR has its origins as a bacterial immune system against viruses, a feature which could be …

Genetics

How Elon Musk May Be A Sociopath

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Alik Griffin.</i><p>He is possibly a “high-functioning sociopath” from stories I’ve heard from people …

Elon Musk Details His Vision For A Self-Sustaining City On Mars

In a paper summarizing remarks from a recent talk, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk makes his argument for the feasibility of a “self-sustaining city on Mars,” further expanding on a vision he initially laid out in 2012 and has continued to refine since then.<p>Of longstanding concern to Musk, as …

Space Travel

How Elon Musk works: 5-minute schedules, no breakfast, few emails

by Áine Cain<p>Elon Musk is one busy guy.<p>The Tesla and SpaceX founder generally spends a full workweek at each of his two companies, wolfing down lunch …

Elon Musk

Star Should Have Gone Supernova, But it Imploded Into a Black Hole Instead

Collapsing stars are a rare thing to witness. And when astronomers are able to catch a star in the final phase of its evolution, it is a veritable …

Universe

SpaceX Technician Says Concerns About Tests Got Him Fired

A former Space Exploration Technologies Corp. technician was fired for complaining to management that rocket-building test protocols weren’t followed …

Space Exploration

The Origin of the Universe

After the cosmic inflation ended, the expansion began to slow and the primordial plasma of radiation and high-energy sub-atomic particles began to …

Physics

Scientists Have Observed Epigenetic Memories Being Passed Down For 14 Generations

The past lives on.<p>The most important set of genetic instructions we all get comes from our DNA, passed down through generations. But the environment …

Remembering the first 'photo' of a black hole

Black holes are so outlandish that the scientists who first thought them up figured they couldn't possibly exist in reality. They form from massive, collapsed stars and are so dense that nothing can escape their gravitational pull, including light. Black holes mess with spacetime so badly that …

Black Holes

Physicists Say They've Created a Fluid With 'Negative Mass'

Holy crap.<p>Researchers in the US say they've created a fluid with negative mass in the lab... which is exactly as mind-bending as it sounds.<p>What it …

Physics

New Model: Nearby Exoplanet TRAPPIST-1e May Be Just Right for Life

Tucked between a boiled-away desert and a giant snowball, an alien world called TRAPPIST-1e may be the only habitable planet in a newly discovered …

Universe

'Right in the bull's-eye': SpaceX just pulled off a revolutionary rocket launch

Elon Musk has just pulled off his dream of more than 15 years: fuel up a used rocket booster, fire it off, then recover it for yet another launch.<p>"It's an amazing day for space as a whole, for the space industry," Musk said during a live broadcast of the launch.<p>SpaceX, Musk's rocket company, …

Space Travel

Supermassive Black Holes Don't Just Eat Stars - They Make New Ones Too

Supermassive black holes don’t just destroy stars, new stars are born in the extreme environment around them too.<p>A group of astronomers using the European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) Very Large Telescope have discovered stars forming in masses of dust and particles spewed out by supermassive black …

Universe

Kuantum Dünyasında Belirsiz Nedensellikler

Şu anda okumakta olduğunuz bu satırların, siz onları okumadan önce yazılmış olması gerekir. Evren hakkında bildiklerimizin, nedenin (bu makalenin …

Kuantum Dünyasında Olayların Gerçekleşme Sırası Belirsiz Olabiliyor » BilimFili.com || Bilimsel Bilgi Kaynağınız

Kuantum süperpozisyonda (durumların üst üste binmesi halinde) bir kuantum nesne aynı anda birbiriyle bağdaşmayan iki durumda birden bulunabilir. …

NASA Solves The Andromeda X-Ray Mystery

Astronomers have finally discovered the cause behind the mysterious X-ray emission that was previously observed near the center of the Andromeda …

Astronomers to Peer Into a Black Hole for 1st Time with Event Horizon Telescope

<i>This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & …

A Bizarre Physics Law Is Making Superfluid Helium Behave Like an Actual Black Hole

"It points to a deeper understanding of reality."<p>Of all the laws of physics, this is arguably one of the strangest - scientists have discovered that …

Physics