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What Are The Uses Of Electromagnets?

Electromagnets, which rely on electrical current to generate magnetic fields, are used to powering everything from medical equipment to consumer…

4 years ago

Big Bang Theory: Evolution of Our Universe

The Big Bang Theory explains how the Universe has evolved over last 13.8 billion years, starting from a singularity to…

4 years ago

Shape-shifting neutrinos earn physicists the 2015 Nobel

What do Albert Einstein, Neils Bohr, Paul Dirac, and Marie Curie have in common? They each won the Nobel prize in…

4 years ago

Who Was Nicolaus Copernicus?

Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus revolutionized astronomy by proposing that the Earth and other planets revolved around the Sun

4 years ago

Scientists Map the Dark Matter Around Millions of Galaxies

This week, scientists with the Dark Energy Survey (DES) collaboration released the first in a series of detailed maps charting…

5 years ago

How Do We Know Dark Energy Exists?

We have no idea what it dark energy is, so how are we pretty sure it exists? I've talked about…

5 years ago

What is Hooke’s Law?

The spring is a marvel of human engineering and creativity. For one, it comes in so many varieties - the…

5 years ago

Don’t Look At Black Holes Too Closely, They Might Disappear

We've come a long way in 13.8 billion years; but despite our impressively extensive understanding of the Universe, there are still…

5 years ago

What Will We Never See?

Thanks to our powerful telescopes, there are so many places in the Universe we can see. But there are places…

5 years ago

A Universe of 10 Dimensions

When someone mentions "different dimensions," we tend to think of things like parallel universes - alternate realities that exist parallel…

5 years ago