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Just How Feasible is a Warp Drive?

At a presentation at this year's AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum, engineer Joseph Agnew spoke of the progress being made…

2 months ago

Physicists Don’t Know the Mass of a Neutrino, But Now They Know it’s No Larger Than 1 Electron Volt

The Standard Model of Particle Physics is one of science's most impressive feats. It's a rigorous, precise effort to understand…

3 months ago

French Scientists Claim to Have Created Metallic Hydrogen

A team of French scientists recently claimed to have created metallic hydrogen in a laboratory, a claim which is triggering…

5 months ago

Black Hole Simulation Solves a Mystery About Their Accretion Disks

A new study by an international team of astrophysicists have validated an age-old theory about how accretion disks behave.

6 months ago

Antimatter Behaves Exactly the Same as Regular Matter in Double Slit Experiments

An experiment recently conducted by the QUPLAS collaboration confirmed the dual, particle-wave nature of antimatter.

7 months ago

Barfing Neutron Stars Reveal Their Inner Guts

We don't really understand neutron stars. Oh, we know that they are - they're the leftover remnants of some of…

8 months ago

Using Black Holes to Conquer Space: The Halo Drive!

According to a new study, black holes could be used as a gravitational slingshot, allowing for interstellar space exploration.

9 months ago

Massive Photons Could Explain Dark Matter, But Don’t

I’ll be the first to admit that we don’t understand dark matter. We do know for sure that something funny…

9 months ago

Astronomers are Using NASA’s Deep Space Network to Hunt for Magnetars

Right, magnetars. Perhaps one of the most ferocious beasts to inhabit the cosmos. Loud, unruly, and temperamental, they blast their…

9 months ago

How The Sun’s Scorching Corona Stays So Hot

We've got a mystery on our hands. The surface of the sun has a temperature of about 6,000 Kelvin -…

10 months ago