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2019-03-15 08:08:01

One law rules dedicated followers of fashion

ByMarkBuchananFADS

2019-03-15 08:06:02

Fortified gas marbles are 10 times stronger than regular bubbles

Y.Timounay

2019-03-15 07:17:04

DNA pioneer may have genome sequenced

WHENJamesWatsonhelpedtoworkoutthestructureofDNAmorethan50yearsago

2019-03-15 07:13:03

Mistaken brown dwarf is actually two planets orbiting each other

TrentDupuy

2019-03-15 07:11:01

Interview: A step in space-time

ByValerieJamiesonMarkBaldwinwasborninFijianddancedwiththeRoyalNewZealandBalletbeforemovingtotheUK

2019-03-15 07:10:04

General relativity passes test at Milky Way's central black hole

ChandraX-rayObservatoryCenterByKenCroswellEinstein’sgreatesttheoryhasacedanothertest. TwostarsarespeedingaroundthebigblackholeattheMilkyWay’scoreinjustthewayhisgeneraltheoryofrelativitypredicted.“It’s

2019-03-15 06:18:02

Animals forage with near-perfect efficiency

ByJeffHechtAnimalshaveevolvedaforagingbehaviourthatcomesclosewhatphysicistscalculateisthefastestwaytofindhiddenobjects

2019-03-15 06:02:03

Quantum computer springs a leak

ByMarkBuchananATTEMPTStobuildquantumcomputerscouldrunupagainstafundamentallimitonhowlongusefulinformationcanpersistinsidethem.Exceedthelimitandinformationcouldjustleakaway

2019-03-15 06:02:02

Nanoparticles that chat back and forth could dispense medication

LagunaDesign/SciencePhotoLibraryByLeahCraneTwonanoparticleshavecommunicatedwithoneanothertoperformataskforthefirsttime

2019-03-15 05:15:03

Air-travel maths could limit spread of disease

ByWillKnightThemathematicalformulaethatdescribepeople’smovementthroughglobalairtravelcouldbeharnessedtocontrolthespreadofdeadlydiseasessuchasSevereAcuteRespiratorySyndrome(SARS)orinfluenza

2019-03-15 05:15:01

The most accurate clock of all time

ByPaulMarksIFTIMEwaitsfornoman

2019-03-15 04:18:01

LIGO’s third detection hints at how black hole binaries are born

SXSByLeahCraneThree’saparty.TheLIGOcollaborationhasmadeitsthirdobservationofgravitationalwavesemanatingfromapairofmergingblackholes– givingusmoreinsightintohowthesepairsformandbuildingupourcatalogueof

2019-03-15 04:02:04

Particle smasher gets a super-brain

ByHazelMuirSOMETIMEin2007

2019-03-15 03:20:01

Plasma in reactors echoes distribution of galaxies

ByMarkAndersonNUCLEARfusionreactorscouldbeusedtostudywhattheuniversewaslikejustafterthebigbang.Soclaimsaphysicistwhonoticedthattheplasmacreatedinsidethesereactorsisdistributedinastrikinglysimilarwayto

2019-03-15 03:06:01

The most accurate clock of all time

ByPaulMarksIFTIMEwaitsfornoman

2019-03-15 03:03:03

Fred Hoyle: A life in science by Simon Mitton and Fred Hoyle’s Universe, by Jane Gregory

ByDavidHughesFREDHOYLE(1915-2001)hadtwohugeadvantages.First

2019-03-15 03:02:02

No paradox for time travellers

ByMarkBuchananTHElawsofphysicsseemtopermittimetravel

2019-03-15 02:20:01

Hunt for the pentaquark draws a blank this time

ByMaggieMcKeeTHEpentaquark

2019-03-15 02:17:03

Researchers break record for stopping light in its tracks

LIGHTtravellingthroughasolidhasbeenstoppedinitstracksformorethanasecond.Thisisathousandtimeslongerthanthepreviousrecordsetingases.Tostoplightinagas

2019-03-15 02:16:02

Cartoon Guide to Chemistry by Larry Gonick & Craig Criddle

ByJeffHechtBoomsandstinksarethefunpartsofchemistry.Understandingtheprinciplesbehindthemratherlessso

2019-03-15 02:14:03

Big bang made waves in the sea of neutrinos

INANOTHERvictoryforbigbangtheory

2019-03-15 02:06:01

Plasma jet engines that could take you from the ground to space

FutureWorkshopElectrofluidsystemsTUBerlinBySandrineCeurstemontFORGETfuel-poweredjetengines.We’reonthevergeofhavingaircraftthatcanflyfromthegrounduptotheedgeofspaceusingairandelectricityalone.Tradition

2019-03-15 02:01:03

No paradox for time travellers

ByMarkBuchananTHElawsofphysicsseemtopermittimetravel

2019-03-15 01:04:03

Is your personality defined by your jumpers?

SELFISH

2019-03-15 01:02:04

Wormhole travel – a risky proposition

IFYOUwanttotime-travelthroughwormholes–theoreticalspace-time“tunnels”thatcouldactasshortcutsthroughtheuniverse–bepreparedtochoosebetweennotknowingwhereyou’llarriveornotarrivingatall.Intheory

2019-03-14 08:13:02

We can now squeeze a molecule and turn it into one that we want

WendyMao/SLACNATIONALACCELERATORLABORATORYByLeahCraneIt’satightsqueeze.Researchershavecontrolledachemicalreactionbysqueezingspeciallydesignedmoleculesbetweenapairofdiamonds.Thiscouldbeamoreprecisewayt

2019-03-14 08:10:02

A twist in graphene lets you switch superconductivity on and off

PabloJarillo-HerreroByLeahCraneSuperconductivityholdsgreatpromisefordeliveringenergywithouttheusuallossesduetoheatandelectricalresistancethatwefindwithregularpowerlines

2019-03-14 08:06:02

Distant light hints at size of space-time grains

ByAnilAnanthaswamyTHElightfromaspectaculargamma-raybursthasbeenusedtosetthemoststringentconstraintsyetonthesizeofthe“grains”ofspace-time.Theconclusionhasbeenpraisedforpushingboundariesinthesearchforat

2019-03-14 07:12:02

Eco-friendly nanowood is a super strong and recyclable styrofoam

DRKEITHWHEELER/SCIENCEPHOTOLIBRARYByAndyCoghlanWoodisthenewstyrofoam.Bystrippingawayallthefillermaterialinwood

2019-03-14 07:09:03

Cars that run on supercapacitors could be charged in minutes

Description:AlexSegre/AlamyByMichaelLePageAchancediscoverycouldspeedthedevelopmentofelectriccarsandmobilephonesthatchargeinjustminutes.AcompanyintheUKsaysithasdevelopedsimpleprototypesofanewkindofs

2019-03-14 07:01:02

Aircraft punch 50-kilometre-wide holes in clouds

ByMichaelMarshallSeegallery:“Grey-skythinking:Nineextraordinaryclouds“Giantcircularholesincloudsarecausedbyaircraftflyingthrough.Theplanescreatesmallholesafewtensofmetresacross

2019-03-14 06:19:02

Stephen Hawking at 70: Exclusive interview

ScienceMuseum/SarahLeeSTEPHENHAWKINGisoneoftheworld’sgreatestphysicists

2019-03-14 06:16:03

Dark-energy fingerprints found in ancient radiation

ByKateMcAlpineOnlycatburglarscanmatchthestealthofdarkenergy

2019-03-14 06:14:01

One step closer to a nuclear timekeeper

ByDavidShigaWHYwouldanyonewanttobuildasuper-preciseclockinthehopethatitstickdriftsastimegoesby?That’swhatisdrivingateamthatistryingtobuildthefirstnuclearclock

2019-03-14 05:20:01

Stretchy ‘electric skin’ generates power from your movements

MartinDimitrov/GettyByLeahCraneSomeday

2019-03-14 05:13:02

Alex Bellos: Tell me all about your favourite number

ByJustinMullinsWhat’syourfavouritenumberandwhy?Amathematicswriterwantstoknowtheanswer.Yes

2019-03-14 04:18:01

Boil water in nanotubes to pop open drug containers

WATERgetsweirdwhensqueezedintotightspaces.Nowacomputersimulationofsteaminsideacarbonnanotubesuggeststhesepropertiescouldbeharnessedtodeliverdrugs.Ice-likestructureshavepreviouslybeenseeninsidenanotube

2019-03-14 04:15:02

Hologram revolution: The theory changing all physics

ByJessicaGriggsinParisFrompre-bigbangphysicstotheoriginsofmass

2019-03-14 04:15:01

Quantum quirk makes carbon dating possible

ByDavidShigaRADIOCARBONdatingreliesoncarbon-14todecodeanobject’sage

2019-03-14 04:07:01

Why skin is a better lens than glass

ByMacGregorCampbellIT’SasifHumptyDumptywasputbacktogetheragain–strongerthanbefore.Lightthatpassesthroughanopaquemedium

2019-03-14 03:12:01

Unbreakable: The race to protect our secrets from quantum hacks

RaymondBiesingerByMichaelBrooksTHEonlinemessageboardislitteredwithenigmaticstatements.“TheDMEsystemdoesnotreachtheclaimedlevelofsecurity

2019-03-14 02:16:02

Why 2018 is looking like it will be the year of the black hole

NASA/CXC/MIT/F.Baganoffetal.ByGeraintLewisHere’sawish:2018willbetheyearwhenawholeloadofapparentnothingnessstealstheshow.I’mtalkingaboutthemonsterblackholethatlurksattheheartoftheMilkyWay.Thisyeari

2019-03-14 02:14:02

Weird particle soup may have formed stars in the early universe

ESO/G.BeccariByAdamMannExoticstar-likeobjectsmadeupalmostentirelyofsubatomicparticlescalledpionscouldhaveformedintheearliestfractionsofasecondafterthebigbang.Ifproventoexist

2019-03-14 02:11:01

Miniature 'knot lab' could help untangle DNA mystery

ByAnilAnanthaswamyThefirstmicroscopicknotshavebeencreatedinsidealiquidcrystal.Thisminiature“knotlaboratory”couldhelpmathematiciansstudytheintricaciesofknottheoryandevenhelpusunderstandhowDNAisunravell

2019-03-14 01:20:02

Truth before beauty: Our universe is uglier than we thought

Nickkont/Panimoni/Shutterstock ByDanielCossinsPAULDIRACwantedtobeseduced

2019-03-14 01:11:01

Google's 72-qubit chip is the largest yet

GoogleResearchByLeahCraneandChelseaWhyteGoogle’snew 72-qubitquantumprocessoristhelargestyet.CalledBristlecone

2019-03-14 01:07:02

Water levitated by Tibetan singing bowls

ByStephenOrnesTheDalaiLamamightlikethisone.Tibetansingingbowls

2019-03-14 01:07:02

Quantum trick lets one particle send messages two ways at once

RogerRessmeyer/Corbis/VCG/GettyByAnilAnanthaswamyInthequantumworld

2019-03-14 01:06:01

Rubik's cubes of any size can now be solved

ByJacobAron(Image:StewartClark)Onlythemosthardcorepuzzle-solversevergobeyondthestandard3x3x3Rubik’scube

2019-03-14 01:01:01

Tevatron particles shed light on antimatter mystery

ByValerieJamiesonWHYtheuniverseisfilledwithmatterratherthanantimatterisoneofthegreatmysteriesinphysics.Nowweareastepclosertounderstandingit