New light clock concept explains time dilation in special relativity
Fermilab's CDF Result Sparks Rumors of New Physics
Physicists Demonstrate Qubit-Qutrit Entanglement
Qubits and Branes Share Surprising Features
Major physics breakthrough in understanding supersolidity
Physicists at the University of Alberta, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, have made a major advance in the understanding of what appears to be a new state of matter.
New technology has dramatic chip-cooling potential for future computers
Researchers have demonstrated a new technology using tiny "ionic wind engines" that might dramatically improve computer chip cooling, possibly addressing a looming threat to future advances in computers and ...
The strange case of solar flares and radioactive elements
(PhysOrg.com) -- When researchers found an unusual linkage between solar flares and the inner life of radioactive elements on Earth, it touched off a scientific detective investigation that could end up protecting the lives ...
Physicists Demonstrate How Information Can Escape From Black Holes
Physicists at Penn State have provided a mechanism by which information can be recovered from black holes, those regions of space where gravity is so strong that, according to Einstein's theory of general ...
'Origami lens' slims high resolution cameras
Engineers at UC San Diego have built a powerful yet ultrathin digital camera by folding up the telephoto lens. This technology may yield lightweight, ultrathin, high resolution miniature cameras for unmanned ...
Dark matter may be an illusion caused by the quantum vacuum
Our universe at home within a larger universe? So suggests wormhole research
(PhysOrg.com) -- Could our universe be located within the interior of a wormhole which itself is part of a black hole that lies within a much larger universe?
Can Newton's 2nd Law be Violated on Earth?
Learning how nature splits water
About 3.2 billion years ago, primitive bacteria developed a way to harness sunlight to split water molecules into protons, electrons and oxygen, the cornerstone of photosynthesis that led to atmospheric oxygen ...