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February 19, 2017

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February 19, 2017

Feb. 2, 2017 — Physicists have created a basis for accurately testing Einstein's equivalence ... read more

Einstein in an Iron Crystal

Dec. 20, 2016 — Angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy has enabled scientists to directly visualize the formation of shifts in the band structure (band gaps) of a sample of prototypical magnetic material as a ... read more

June 23, 2016 — A European team of astronomers have used the new GRAVITY instrument at ESO's Very Large Telescope to obtain exciting observations of the center of the Milky Way by combining light from all four ... read more

Marrying Superconductors, Lasers, and Bose-Einstein Condensates

June 17, 2016 — As superconductors, lasers, and Bose-Einstein condensates all share a common feature, it has been expected that it should be able to see these features at the same time. A recent experiment in a ... read more

Research Accelerates Next-Generation Ultra-Precise Sensing Technology

June 9, 2016 — The mining, navigation, minerals exploration and environmental hydrology sectors are set to benefit from new research into quantum technology, say ... read more

June 7, 2016 — LISA Pathfinder mission sets record for truest free fall ever achieved with a humanmade object, and paves the way for the LISA space-based, gravitational wave ... read more

A Look Beyond the Horizon of Events

May 26, 2016 — Black holes are still very mysterious celestial bodies which, according to the majority of physicists, do not, however, escape the laws of thermodynamics. As a result, these physical systems possess ... read more

You Were Right: Rotational Motion Is Relative, Too, Mr. Einstein!

May 18, 2016 — It has been one hundred100 years since the publication of Einstein's general theory of relativity in May 1916. Physicists have now demonstrated that the rotational motion in the universe is also ... read more

May 11, 2016 — Astronomers have made a 3D map of 3000 galaxies 13 billion light years from Earth, and found that Einstein's general theory of relativity is still ... read more

Six Weighty Facts About Gravity

Apr. 6, 2016 — Gravity: we barely ever think about it, at least until we slip on ice or stumble on the stairs. To many ancient thinkers, gravity wasn’t even a force -- it was just the natural tendency of objects ... read more

What Dark Matter Might Be

Mar. 14, 2016 — There are indications that we might never see the universe's mysterious dark matter. Now researchers turn this somehow depressing scenario into an advantage and propose a new model for what dark ... read more

High Throughput Computing Helps LIGO Confirm Einstein’s Last Unproven Theory

Mar. 8, 2016 — A few years ago, a global team of scientists parlayed decades of research into the discovery of the Higgs boson. A humble software program called HTCondor churned away in the background, helping ... read more

Mar. 7, 2016 — The universe is constantly expanding. But how does our universe evolve? Physicists have now developed a new code of numerical simulations that offers a glimpse of the complex process of the formation ... read more

Feb. 18, 2016 — Researchers have successfully simulated how a ring-shaped black hole could cause general relativity to break down: assuming the universe contains at least five dimensions, that ... read more

Feb. 11, 2016 — For the first time, scientists have observed ripples in the fabric of spacetime called gravitational waves, arriving at Earth from a cataclysmic event in the distant universe. This confirms a major ... read more

Jan. 25, 2016 — According to Albert Einstein's theory of relativity, all bodies in a vacuum regardless of their properties are accelerated by the Earth's gravity at the same rate. This principle of ... read more

Stepping Beyond Our 3D World

Jan. 18, 2016 — Over centuries, humans have tried to discover a Theory of Everything. Possible candidates for this cachet, such as String Theory and Grand Unified Theory, require higher dimensions or ... read more

Jan. 15, 2016 — To investigate the influence of gravity on the propagation of light, researchers usually have to examine astronomical length scales and huge masses. However, physicists have shown that there is ... read more

Jan. 14, 2016 — When white light is passed through a prism, the rainbow on the other side reveals a rich palette of colors. Theorists have shown that in models of the Universe using any of the quantum theories of ... read more

Jan. 8, 2016 — Produce and detect gravitational fields at will using magnetic fields, control them for studying them, work with them to produce new technologies -- it sounds daring, but one physicist has proposed ... read more

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