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The three-body problem shows us why we can’t accurately calculate the past

Our universe is driven by cause and effect. What happens now leads directly to what happens later. Because of this,…

1 week ago

This is Foam, Made in Space

Say hello to Space Foam. The ESA has a science lab on the International Space Station called Columbus. Inside that…

2 weeks ago

Neutrinos Have Been Detected With Such High Energy That The Standard Model Can’t Explain Them

Although neutrinos are mysterious particles, they are remarkably common. Billions of neutrinos pass through your body every second. But neutrinos…

2 months ago

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…

6 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…

7 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…

9 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.

10 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.

11 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…

12 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.

1 year ago