Physics

Neil deGrasse Tyson Defends Space Force on 'The Late Show', Saying Science and War Have Always Been Intertwined

To most people, Neil deGrasse Tyson is the cool uncle of popular science: he's humorous, wacky, and a little wise. In fact, he's the...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 13 September 2018 - 10:03AM

Quantum Physics Has Finally Solved the Chicken/Egg Debate

It's a quandary that seems to have been around since the dawn of time (though it has its actual origins in Ancient Greece), yet...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 06 September 2018 - 1:44PM

A New Experiment Will Attempt to Find the Fifth Universal Force: the "Dark Force"

In 1977, Star Wars: A New Hope taught us about the Dark Side of the Force. Now, in a weird bit of synchronicity, The Guardian writes...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 04 September 2018 - 1:54PM

New Geological Evidence Suggests Earth's Magnetic Poles Could Flip at Any Time

For the past few years, scientists have waffled between warning that the Earth's magnetic poles could flip at any time (with...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 23 August 2018 - 11:46AM

MIT Scientists Finally Figure Out the "Spaghetti Problem" That Baffled a Nobel Prize-Winner

Ever since Richard Feynman spent an evening in his kitchen with a bag of spaghetti rods, the infamous "spaghetti mystery" has haunted...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 14 August 2018 - 12:17PM

Russian Physicists Prove The Great Pyramids Of Giza Can Focus Electromagnetic Energy Like An Ancient Egyptian Tesla Coil

Get ready to add more fuel to the conspiracists' campfire – scientists just discovered that the Great Pyramid of Giza has the...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 14 August 2018 - 11:31AM

'Stranger Things?' Scientists Find That Sound Waves May Be Able to Create a Real 'Upside-Down' With Negative Gravity

Scientists have made some wild claims in 2018, including that the only necessary ingredient for real-life time travel is copious...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 13 August 2018 - 12:44PM

New Horizons Probe May Have Spotted a Wall of Hydrogen at the Edge of the Solar System

Most people imagine space as a giant, empty void, but it turns out there's a lot more "stuff" floating around than we expected...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 13 August 2018 - 11:59AM

Screaming-Fast Jet Streams 1,800 Miles Deep Are The Secret Behind Jupiter's Colorful Bands According To New NASA Juno Data

Jupiter has long held stargazers in thrall with swirling tiger stripes punctuated by a carnelian storm. Now scientists from the United...

Scarlett James
Friday, 10 August 2018 - 1:37PM

Einstein’s Theory of Gravitational Redshift Has Just Been Proven On a Supermassive Scale

One aspect of Einstein’s theory of general relativity has just been proven on an unheard-of supermassive scale at the center of the...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 26 July 2018 - 1:40PM

'The Big Rip:' Here's What it Could Mean if the Universe is Tearing Itself Apart

After introducing his theory of general relativity in 1915 and turning the scientific world on its head, Albert Einstein wasn't happy....

Chris Mahon
Monday, 02 July 2018 - 1:33PM

Scientists Mystified By Deep Space Explosion 100 Times Brighter Than A Supernova

There is something strange happening in space that astronomers admit that they can not explain. According to Tech Times, at least 18...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 28 June 2018 - 11:14AM

Two NASA Astronauts Spill Their Guts About Vomiting In Space

Between SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, and now Asgardia (the first space nation!), low orbit seems like it's poised to become the next...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 27 June 2018 - 12:12PM

Bill Nye Launches "Kick Asteroid" Campaign To Raise Awareness of Planetary Defense

It's not the Space Force, but Bill Nye (everyone's favorite scientist and the man who made bow-ties and lab coats cool) and his...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 27 June 2018 - 11:54AM

Look to the Stars: Harvard Scientist Says Humans Need to Make Intergalactic Migrations to Avoid Extinction

Last week, we reported on a new study that claimed that the only way advanced civilizations would be able to survive in the distant...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 26 June 2018 - 12:11PM

After Decades of Searching, We've Finally Found All of the Universe's (Normal) Matter

Humans may be destined to wipe out all other life in the cosmos, but we're sure stumbling at the first hurdles when it comes to...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 21 June 2018 - 12:54PM

A Whole New Model of Quantum Physics Suggests the Future Can Change the Past

If you thought physicist Sabine Hossenfelder was exaggerating when she claimed that theoretical physics is going off the rails and...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 19 June 2018 - 12:19PM

The Large Hadron Collider Gets an Upgrade For Its Proton-Smashing Experiments

Back around 2012, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) made history when it was able to produce a Higgs Boson particle, more commonly known...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 17 June 2018 - 1:50PM

New Theory Says Black Holes Don't Actually Exist—They Might Just Be Weird Wormholes

Despite all the unknowns surrounding black holes--what they look like, what happens to the matter that falls in, and how many are...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 13 June 2018 - 12:09PM

Astrophysicist Says 2.86 Million Earth-Like Planets Could Orbit a Black Hole

If you had a degree in astrophysics, access to high-powered computers, and a love of sci-fi, you might do what Sean Raymond did:...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 11 June 2018 - 1:02PM