Igor Simić

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Eric Weinstein may have found the answer to physics' biggest problems

Two years ago, a mathematician and physicist whom I've known for more than 20 years arranged to meet me in a bar in New York. What he was about to …

Physicists Create Quantum Link Between Photons That Don't Exist at the Same Time

Now they're just messing with us. Physicists have long known that quantum mechanics allows for a subtle connection between quantum particles called …

The Ring Nebula’s true shape

The Ring Nebula’s true shape – revealed in this composite image made in visible light and infrared – is vastly more intricate than astronomers …

How an Entirely New, Autistic Way of Thinking Powers Silicon Valley

book excerpt ————<p>The Autistic Brain<p>by Temple Grandin and Richard Panek<p>"I’ve given a great deal of thought to the topic of different ways of thinking. …

Mars bashed by (only) 200 asteroids a year

<b>U. ARIZONA (US) —</b> Mars is pummeled by space rocks less frequently than previously thought, experts report.<p>Using images from NASA’s Mars …

Roll over Einstein: meet Weinstein | Alok Jha

There are a lot of open questions in modern physics.<p>Most of the universe is missing, for example. The atoms we know about account for less than 5% of …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013

PhysicsWhy Do You Feel Lighter at the Top of a Ferris Wheel?<p>Author: Rhett AllainRhett Allain<p>EcologyHow Plastic Straws Slip Through the Cracks of …

In this week's NME - Queens of the Stone Age exclusive! Find out how frontman Josh Homme came back from the dead to record their incredible new album. Plus free festival 2013 pull out, win 10 VIP tickets to Reading & Leeds and Laura Marling's new album reviewed. On sale now http://ow.ly/lfFja

Queens Of The Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork

The years since QOTSA’s previous album, 2007’s ‘Era Vulgaris’, have been a less-than-easy time for the band. But founding frontman Josh Homme’s …

Shades of Grey

A hidden population of exotic neutron stars

Magnetars – the dense remains of dead stars that erupt sporadically with bursts of high-energy radiation – are some of the most extreme objects known …

Solar plane completes second leg of cross-country flight in Texas

DALLAS (Reuters) - A solar airplane that developers hope to eventually pilot around the globe landed safely on Thursday in Texas, completing the second and longest leg of an attempt to fly across the United States powered only by the sun.<p>The spindly experimental aircraft, dubbed Solar Impulse, …

Strange Dark Matter Interactions Could Create Galactic Disks and Dark Light

A small percentage of the dark matter in our universe might be able to interact with itself through an as-of-yet unknown dark force, forming dark …

Astronomers catch two giant galaxies merging in images from Europe's Herschel space telescope

The European Space Agency's giant space telescope Herschel ran out of fuel last month and stopped working, as scientists had been expecting. But before then, the telescope was able to capture images of a rare cosmic event: the merger of two large, ancient galaxies into one super-sized galaxy. At …