physics

astronomySuperconductoring Alloys Found in Meteorites

Researchers used a highly sensitive technique to examine 16 samples from two different meteorites to find new superconducting alloys. One meteorite formed in the iron core of an asteroid and one flung off a planet’s surface by a collision. Above …

energyWonderful Youtube Series : Freeman Dyson Talks Physics and Geniuses

There is a wonderful 157 part series of short 3 minute or so videos of a few hours of interviews of Freeman Dyson. Dyson talks about his interactions with the giants in physics and science. You get a sense of …

astronomyD-Star Hexaquark Candidate for Dark Matter

Nuclear physicists at the University of York are putting forward a new candidate for dark matter – a particle they recently discovered called the d-star hexaquark. Up to 80% of the Universe could be dark matter, but despite many decades …

nanoscaleNew State of Matter

Physicists at Northeastern have discovered a new way to manipulate electric charge and they have accidentally discovered a new state of matter. And the changes to the future of our technology could be monumental. “When such phenomena are discovered, imagination …

energyDyson Sphere Concept Creator and Project Orion Co-Lead Has Died

https://www.npr.org/2020/02/28/810433230/physicist-and-iconoclastic-thinker-freeman-dyson-dies-at-96″>Freeman Dyson has died at the age of 96. In 1958, the Project Orion Pulsed Nuclear Propulsion Rocket was started and was led by Ted Taylor at General Atomics and physicist Freeman Dyson. Freeman took a year away from the …

physicsArtificial atoms create stable qubits for quantum computing

Researchers at UNSW Sydney have made improved qubits using concepts from high school chemistry. Above -A silicon qubit high-frequency measurement stage, which is positioned inside a dilution refrigerator to cool the chip to around 0.1 degrees above absolute zero. Picture: …

energyPicosecond Lasers and Avalanche Reactions Generate 1 Billion Times Fusion Reactions

HB-11 Energy has published its progress towards generating commercial nuclear fusion using a dual laser method. the University of New South Wales reports that HB11 Energy has been granted patents for its laser-driven technique for creating fusion energy. They would …

internetQuantum Entangled Computer Memory Over 30 Miles Enables Quantum Internet

Chinese scientists have transmitted quantum computer memory between two entangled clouds of atoms over 50 kilometers. They developed an efficient atom-photon entanglement source that is suitable for low-loss transmission in fibers. This means a quantum internet could span a large …

astronomyCarnival of Space 651 – Gravity Waves Could Solve Antimatter Puzzle

The Carnival of Space 651 is up at Urban Astronomer. Universe Today – Did Neutrinos Stop The Early Universe From Annihilating Itself? Soon after matter and antimatter appeared in the cosmos, the universe underwent a phase change where more antimatter …

energyMelanized Fungus Grows Faster Exposed to 500 Times Normal Radiation Levels

Melanized fungus grows well in the Chernobyl reactor and in high radiation of space stations. The fungus can prosper when radiation is 500 times background levels. The Melanin absorbs all types of electromagnetic radiation and could be used for energy …