You don't exist in an infinite number of places, say scientists
Ex nihilo: Dynamical Casimir effect in metamaterial converts vacuum fluctuations into real photons
Observations of early universe hint at a giant excess of anti-neutrinos
Physicists search for new physics in primordial quantum fluctuations
3-D printing goes from sci-fi fantasy to reality
Invisalign, a San Jose company, uses 3-D printing to make each mouthful of customized, transparent braces. Mackenzies Chocolates, a confectioner in Santa Cruz, uses a 3-D printer to pump out chocolate molds. ...
SMOS maps record soil water before flood
As parts of central Europe are battling with the most extensive floods in centuries, forecasters are hoping that ESA's SMOS satellite will help to improve the accuracy of flood prediction in the future.
Is it real? Physicists propose method to determine if the universe is a simulation
NASA sees Tropical Storm Andrea cover half the East Coast
As Tropical Storm Andrea continued pushing up the east coast of the United States on Friday, June 7, NOAA's GOES-East satellite captured an image that showed its extensive cloud cover. By early afternoon ...
Do-it-yourself invisibility with 3-D printing
Seven years ago, Duke University engineers demonstrated the first working invisibility cloak in complex laboratory experiments. Now it appears creating a simple cloak has become a lot simpler.
Researchers take first steps toward X-ray superfluorescence
Planck's most detailed map ever reveals an almost perfect Universe
(Phys.org) —Acquired by ESA's Planck space telescope, the most detailed map ever created of the cosmic microwave background – the relic radiation from the Big Bang – was released today revealing the ...
Dark energy is real, say astronomers
(Phys.org)—Dark energy, a mysterious substance thought to be speeding up the expansion of the Universe is really there, according to a team of astronomers at the University of Portsmouth and LMU University ...
Microwave oven cooks up solar cell material
University of Utah metallurgists used an old microwave oven to produce a nanocrystal semiconductor rapidly using cheap, abundant and less toxic metals than other semiconductors. They hope it will be used ...
'Metascreen' forms ultra-thin invisibility cloak
(Phys.org) —Up until now, the invisibility cloaks put forward by scientists have been fairly bulky contraptions – an obvious flaw for those interested in Harry Potter-style applications.