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The Intertwining of Science and Religion
Commentary It’s an unfortunate theme of our times: One can support science or one can believe in a religion, but one can't do both. This point of view demands that ...
January 7, 2019
US Trio Win Nobel for Finding Einstein’s Gravitational Waves
STOCKHOLM/LONDON—Three U.S. scientists won the 2017 Nobel prize for physics on Tuesday for opening up a new era ...
October 3, 2017
Is Anything Truly Random or Is There an Underlying Order to Everything?
In modern physics, certain quantum processes are deemed fundamentally random. But are they for sure?
August 27, 2016
250-Ton Boulder Seems to Defy Laws of Physics
A tourist attraction, this giant boulder balances on a small surface area on the slope of a hill. ...
June 10, 2016
Canadian College Student Finds Four Previously Unknown Planets (Video)
While working on her bachelor’s degree in physics and astronomy, Michelle Kunimoto found four previously unknown planets.
May 31, 2016
Physicist Says Data From Neutrino Experiment Are ‘Gorgeous’
The 260 members of the NOvA Neutrino Experiment recently reported their initial findings in two papers. The team ...
April 17, 2016
Iowa State University
Weird Science Behind Viral Video: Opening a Soda on the Ocean Floor
This may be one of the visually least impressive videos that gathered over 7 million views on Youtube. ...
April 6, 2016
Atheist Doctor Witnesses Telepathy, Now Aims to Merge Science and Spirituality
Two outstanding experiences created cracks in his armor of atheistic certainty and disrupted what he calls his "web ...
February 13, 2016
The Experiments Trying to Crack Physics’ ‘Biggest’ Question: What Is Dark Energy?
For thousands of years, we have thought we knew what the universe – and everything in it – ...
February 4, 2016
Faster-Than-Light Communication: A Theory
It seems that some forces, including gravity, may act instantaneously.
January 31, 2016
Is Communication From the Future Already Here?
Did you know that there was a study conducted to see if someone from the future was here ...
January 11, 2016
The Search for New Elements on the Periodic Table Started With a Blast
So the periodic table has expanded again with the addition late last year of four new superheavy elements, ...
January 9, 2016
Quantum Physics Just Got Less Complicated
"Wave-particle duality" is simply the quantum "uncertainty principle" in disguise.
December 13, 2015
Centre for Quantum Technologies, National University of Singapore
Photons Carry Messages From Electrons Over 1 Mile
Physicists have set a quantum record by using photons to carry messages from electrons over a distance of ...
December 1, 2015
Teeming Ants Act Like Both a Liquid and a Solid
Ants are actually liquid-like and solid-like at the same time, according to new research.
October 29, 2015
Scientists at Work: Space Balloons and Charged Particles Above the Arctic Circle
I research space weather. That’s how physicists describe how storms on the sun end up affecting us here ...
September 21, 2015
To Better Teach Physics, Let Students Decide
Encouraging students to repeatedly make decisions about data collected during introductory lab courses improves their critical thinking skills, ...
August 18, 2015
8 Quotes to Take You Beyond Science, Into the Mysteries of the Universe
"Consciousness is part of our universe, so any physical theory which makes no proper place for it falls ...
August 13, 2015
Plane Said to Vanish, Reappear 10 Minutes Later: Time Slip?
When a plane that seemed to vanish from sight reappeared 10 minutes later in the same spot, the ...
August 12, 2015
Prominent Scientist Says Consciousness Is Key to a ‘Theory of Everything’
Dr. Robert Lanza, one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people, believes science must recognize the importance of ...
July 27, 2015
How Quantum Mechanics Can Make Soundproofing
A mechanical use of a quantum mechanical phenomenon could soon be used for soundproofing.
July 8, 2015
Scientists Discover New Fundamental Property of Light—150 Years After Maxwell
Not only does a new discovery about the nature of light help us better understand something all around ...
June 30, 2015
4 Common Misconceptions About Quantum Physics
A lot of people are vaguely aware of what quantum physics is all about. Let's get a clearer ...
June 30, 2015
Does Consciousness Create Order, Reverse Chaos in the Universe?
According to the second law of thermodynamics, the universe is doomed. But there's hope.
June 25, 2015
Skeptical Scientists May Fail in Testing Psi—But Not Because Psi Isn’t Real
In many kinds of scientific experiments, researchers must protect against the experimenter effect. Scientists conducting experiments may give ...
June 24, 2015
Don’t Fear Falling Into a Black Hole—You May Live on as a Hologram
Many scientists believe that anything sent into a black hole would probably be destroyed. But a new study ...
June 24, 2015
What Is Reality?
Prominent scientists have said "reality" cannot be viewed separately from human consciousness. Just because it's all in your ...
June 23, 2015
Truce Reached After Israel, Hamas Gaza Clash
UK Lawmakers Vote to Seize Control of Brexit for a Day
Coaches, Others Plead Not Guilty in College Admissions Scam
The Associated Press
6 MS-13 Gang Members Indicted for Allegedly Conspiring to Commit Murder
Trump Campaign Adviser Calls for Investigation Into Origin of Russian Collusion Claims
Stacey Abrams Launches Another Dark Money Group
Russian Planes, 100 Troops Sent to Venezuela for Training and Strategy: Reports
Graham Warns Democrats: Don’t Repeat House GOP’s 1998 Mistake
Trump Officially Recognizes Golan Heights as Part of Israel
Sen. Graham Says He Will Probe Alleged FISA Abuses, Calls for Second Special Counsel