Institute of Physics

Widening the search for extraterrestrial intelligence

"The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) has been dominated for its first half century by a hunt for unusual radio signals. But as he prepares for the publication of his new book The Eerie Silence: Are We Alone?," ...

dateMar 01, 2010 in Astronomy
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A Whirling Dervish puts physicists in a spin

A force that intricately links the rotation of the Earth with the direction of weather patterns in the atmosphere has been shown to play a crucial role in the creation of the hypnotic patterns created by the skirts of the ...

dateNov 26, 2013 in General Physics
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Quantum goes massive

( -- An astrophysics experiment in America has demonstrated how fundamental research in one subject area can have a profound effect on work in another as the instruments used for the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave ...

dateJul 16, 2009 in Quantum Physics
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