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02

Apr

'Multiverse' concept dreamed up by a philosopher in 1225Like physicists today, Robert Grosseteste tweaked long-standing theories of his time to explain the the workings of the universe.

'Multiverse' concept dreamed up by a philosopher in 1225
Like physicists today, Robert Grosseteste tweaked long-standing theories of his time to explain the the workings of the universe.

28

Mar

Crows solve puzzles on par with 7-year-oldsIn challenges inspired by Aesop’s fable ‘The Crow and the Pitcher,’ the birds prove they have an understanding of physics that rivals human children.

Crows solve puzzles on par with 7-year-olds
In challenges inspired by Aesop’s fable ‘The Crow and the Pitcher,’ the birds prove they have an understanding of physics that rivals human children.

03

Mar

Scientists straighten out the physics behind curly hairNew 3-D models of curls could lead to improved computer animation and even predicting curves of steel pipes.

Scientists straighten out the physics behind curly hair
New 3-D models of curls could lead to improved computer animation and even predicting curves of steel pipes.

26

Feb

Scientists create weird new particle that acts like a liquidPhysicists can use these man-made particles to improve certain technologies, like fiber-optic communication devices.

Scientists create weird new particle that acts like a liquid
Physicists can use these man-made particles to improve certain technologies, like fiber-optic communication devices.

24

Feb

Our entire universe might exist inside a massive black hole, say physicistsAre we living inside a black hole? A few scientists think it’s the best theory to explain pre-Big Bang reality.

Our entire universe might exist inside a massive black hole, say physicists
Are we living inside a black hole? A few scientists think it’s the best theory to explain pre-Big Bang reality.

04

Feb

Tiny numbers can predict size of objects in the universeWant to predict the size of the tallest mountain on a far-flung planet? Use the Bohr radius, which is just the size of an atom, to determine it.

Tiny numbers can predict size of objects in the universe
Want to predict the size of the tallest mountain on a far-flung planet? Use the Bohr radius, which is just the size of an atom, to determine it.

27

Jan

Dark matter mystery could be solved in next 10 yearsWith a slew of promising particle detectors, many scientists are confident that dark matter will show its face — and soon.

Dark matter mystery could be solved in next 10 years
With a slew of promising particle detectors, many scientists are confident that dark matter will show its face — and soon.

Stephen Hawking says black holes don’t exist (well, not in the way we thought)Quantum theory says the event horizon isn’t the end, Hawking now argues.

Stephen Hawking says black holes don’t exist (well, not in the way we thought)
Quantum theory says the event horizon isn’t the end, Hawking now argues.

17

Jan

CERN offers high school students a chance to smash atomsThe science organization will select the nine best proposals that investigate the mysteries of matter.

CERN offers high school students a chance to smash atoms
The science organization will select the nine best proposals that investigate the mysteries of matter.

03

Jan

Charm quarks: A physics primer on playing well with othersThe mingling quarks could help scientists figure out why matter and antimatter behave differently.

Charm quarks: A physics primer on playing well with others
The mingling quarks could help scientists figure out why matter and antimatter behave differently.