Physicist suggests some types of wormholes may stay open long enough to send a photon through
Michigan researchers hunt for Internet remnants from time travelers
Time warp: Researchers show possibility of cloning quantum information from the past
(Phys.org) —Popular television shows such as "Doctor Who" have brought the idea of time travel into the vernacular of popular culture. But problem of time travel is even more complicated than one might think. LSU's Mark ...
Resurrecting ancient proteins, team finds just two mutations set stage for evolution of modern hormone signaling
Evolution, it seems, sometimes jumps instead of crawls. A research team led by a University of Chicago scientist has discovered two key mutations that sparked a hormonal revolution 500 million years ago.
Rocket powered by nuclear fusion could send humans to Mars
Human travel to Mars has long been the unachievable dangling carrot for space programs. Now, astronauts could be a step closer to our nearest planetary neighbor through a unique manipulation of nuclear fusion, ...
Shrinking blob speeds traveling salesman on his way
Houston, we have another problem: Study shows space travel is harmful to the brain
(Phys.org)—As if space travel was not already filled with enough dangers, a new study out today in the journal PLOS ONE shows that cosmic radiation – which would bombard astronauts on deep space missio ...
The annihilating effects of space travel
Long distance space travel could create the ultimate 'killer entrance', devastating your destination and anything around the arriving spacecraft, according to calculations by Professor Geraint Lewis and two ...
Smarter programming of stoplights could improve efficiency of urban traffic
Sitting in traffic during rush hour is not just frustrating for drivers; it also adds unnecessary greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere.
Passengers boarding airplanes—we're doing it wrong
'Tis the season for airplane travel. We may be looking forward to getting where we're going, but most aspects of the travel itself are merely endured. There's stressful security, the madding crowd and the ...
Probe of US spaceship crash may take a 'year' (Update)
Authorities who Saturday carried out their first full day of investigation into a US spacecraft crash that killed one pilot and seriously injured another said probing the incident could take a year.
Researchers embark on longest space simulation on U.S. soil
Six astronaut-like crew members have embarked on the longest dedicated space travel simulation ever conducted on U.S. soil.
Simulating time travel: Doctor Who meets Professor Heisenberg
(Phys.org)—University of Queensland researchers have simulated time travel using light particles. Lead author and PhD student Martin Ringbauer, from UQ's School of Mathematics and Physics, said the study ...
Climate change may prevent contact with alien civilisations
Enrico Fermi, when asked about intelligent life on other planets, famously replied, "Where are they?" Any civilisation advanced enough to undertake interstellar travel would, he argued, in a brief period ...