Quantum Physics Nov 26, 2021

In the quantum realm, not even time flows as you might expect

A team of physicists at the Universities of Bristol, Vienna, the Balearic Islands and the Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI-Vienna) has shown how quantum systems can simultaneously evolve along two ...

Social Sciences 18 hours ago

Study shows people who believe in astrology tend to be less intelligent and more narcissistic

A trio of psychologists at Lund University has found via online questionnaire, that people who believe in astrology tend to be less intelligent than the norm and more narcissistic. In their paper published in the journal ...

Astrobiology Nov 23, 2021

New possibilities for life at the bottom of Earth's ocean, and perhaps in oceans on other planets

In the strange, dark world of the ocean floor, underwater fissures, called hydrothermal vents, host complex communities of life. These vents belch scorching hot fluids into extremely cold seawater, creating the chemical forces ...

General Physics Nov 26, 2021

Physicists detect signs of neutrinos at Large Hadron Collider

The international Forward Search Experiment team, led by physicists at the University of California, Irvine, has achieved the first-ever detection of neutrino candidates produced by the Large Hadron Collider at the CERN facility ...

Earth Sciences Nov 24, 2021

Arctic Ocean started getting warmer decades earlier than we thought, study finds

The Arctic Ocean has been getting warmer since the beginning of the 20th century—decades earlier than records suggest—due to warmer water flowing into the delicate polar ecosystem from the Atlantic Ocean.

Molecular & Computational biology 17 hours ago

COVID-19: The coronavirus's tangled strands of RNA could offer new ways to treat people who get infected

To the untrained eye, the loops, kinks and folds in the single strand of RNA that makes up the coronavirus genome look like a jumble of spaghetti or tangled yarn. But to researchers like Amanda Hargrove, a chemistry professor ...

Astronomy 18 hours ago

Scientists fling model stars at a virtual black hole to see who survives

Watch as eight stars skirt a black hole 1 million times the mass of the Sun in these supercomputer simulations. As they approach, all are stretched and deformed by the black hole's gravity. Some are completely pulled apart ...

Earth Sciences Nov 23, 2021

Tectonic shift in Southern Ocean caused dramatic ancient cooling event

New research has shed light on a sudden cooling event 34 million years ago that contributed to formation of the Antarctic ice sheets.

Quantum Physics 20 hours ago

Using molecules and atoms to conduct the double-slit experiment

A team of researchers at Stanford University has developed a way to conduct the famous double-slit experiment at the molecular level. In their paper published in the journal Science, the group describes their technique and ...

General Physics Nov 25, 2021

A doubly magic discovery

A team of researchers, including scientists from the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) and the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) at Michigan State University (MSU), have solved the case of zirconium-80's ...

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