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Scientists Detect Hints of Strange New Physics in The Universe's Background Radiation

ByMichelle Starr Throughout all known space, between the stars and the galaxies, an extremely faint glow suffuses, a relic left over from the dawn of...

Black hole expert calls for Einstein general relativity rethink after physics 'breakdown'

ByThe German genius’ general theory of relativity was published more than a century ago, to refine Isaac Newton’s law of universal gravitation. Providing a...

The Physics of Materials at Minus 80 Degrees Celsius

ByRhett Allain OK, you have your rubber band (hopefully). Take it and stretch it with your hands, and keep it stretched. Now touch the stretched...

Physics breakthrough: Number of parallel universes in existence 'certainly a lot'

ByPhysics made some of its most vital progress in the 20th century, when scientists like Albert Einstein, Erwin Schrodinger, and Robert Oppenheimer changed the...

Fortnite's next-gen update adds “dynamic visuals and physics”, Activities support on PS5

ByComing to Xbox Series X/S and PS5 on launch day.With next-gen practically in smelling distance, Epic has unveiled a host of technical enhancements coming to...

Formulas or Code? It’s All Numbers When It Comes to Physics

ByRhett Allain Everyone already uses computers in physics. At the very least, students use handheld calculators (I doubt anyone is still using a slide-rule calculator)....

Physics broken? Bubble of space where 'fundamental law didn’t exist' stunned scientists

ByParity was long thought to be “fundamental law of nature” and essentially states that the laws of physics in the universe remain unchanged when...

Trio win Nobel Physics Prize for black hole research

A TRIO of scientists, Roger Penrose of Britain, Reinhard Genzel of Germany and Andrea Ghez of the US, won the Nobel Physics Prize on...

Why Do Mirrors Flip Things Horizontally But Not Vertically? Here's The Physics

Fiona MacDonald Mirror image is a tricky thing, but it's pretty clear when you look at words in a reflection, that mirrors flip things horizontally...

The Cool Physics of a Supersonic Baseball

Rhett Allain If I select a portion of the data at the beginning of the video, I can use a linear fit to determine the...

Mathematical ‘Hocus-Pocus’ Saved Particle Physics

Charlie Wood In the 1940s, trailblazing physicists stumbled upon the next layer of reality. Particles were out, and fields—expansive, undulating entities that fill space like...

Physics bombshell: ‘Quarks may not exist’ claims ‘New Ultimate Theory’ expert

Quarks are commonly considered by physicists as the very building blocks of reality. But even quarks’ greatest champions admit they are extremely bizarre entities....

The Tragic Physics of the Deadly Explosion in Beirut

Shocks, because of their fascinating and complex physics, travel faster than the speed of sound, and they cause far more damage than pressure waves....

The Bizarre 'Flight' of Tree Snakes May Have Just Been Explained by Physics

Snakes may not have any limbs, but it doesn't stop them from getting around. By wiggling their bodies to-and-fro, these crafty creatures can easily...

Artificial Intelligence Can't Deal With Chaos, But Teaching It Physics Could Help

While artificial intelligence systems continue to make huge strides forward, they're still not particularly good at dealing with chaos or unpredictability. Now researchers think...

Big Bang Theory plot hole: Sheldon suffered major physics blunder – here's when

The long-running CBS sitcom ran for an impressive 12 seasons and paved the way for geeky comedy series. However, The Big Bang Theory featured...

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