LightSail, a project by The Planetary Society, demonstrates and explores the capabilities of solar sailing by putting it in low Earth orbit by using a miniature satellite called CubeSat. Although something
Fionn Ferreira lives on a remote island in West Cork, a seaside region in southern Ireland. One day while kayaking, he spotted a rock on the shore that was coated in oil from a recent spill. Attached the
“If we are living in a simulation, then the cosmos that we are observing is just a tiny piece of the totality of physical existence." What if everything around us — the people, the stars overhead, the
New studies show that the latest wave of automation will make the world’s poor poorer. But big tech will be even richer So the robots are coming for our jobs, are they? Yawn. That’s such an old story.
A team of scientists from Yokohama National University recently became the first researchers to teleport a photon into the vacuous space inside of a flaw within a diamond. In other words: physicists just
Scientists have created the world’s first living organism that has a fully synthetic and radically altered DNA code. The lab-made microbe, a strain of bacteria that is normally found in soil and the human
The Universe is out there, waiting for you to discover it. The proton's structure, modeled along with its attendant fields, show how even though it's made out of point-like quarks and gluons, it has a