Tag: Physics

Record-Breaking Laser Link Could Help Us Test Einstein’s Theory of Relativity

Researchers from the University of Western Australia (UWA) and The International Center for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) set a world record for...

Physics student makes world’s smallest Christmas tree by removing 51 atoms

Every year, people everywhere in the world try to make the biggest artificial Christmas tree, similar to the Gubbio Christmas Tree, formed...

Scientists make entangled photons 100 times more efficiently than previously possible

Super-fast communication devices and quantum computers could revolutionize countless aspects of our lives but first, scientists need a fast, efficient source of...
wirelsess power transfer

Study: going beyond the anti-laser may enable long-distance wireless power transfer

Since the time Nikola Tesla spewed electricity in all directions with his coil back in 1891, researchers have been thinking up ways...
quantum

A new spin on atoms gives researchers a closer look at quantum weirdness

When atoms get extremely close, they develop intriguing interactions that could be harnessed to create new generations of computing and other technologies....
Timekeeping theory

New time dilation phenomenon: Timekeeping theory combines Einstein’s relativity and quantum clocks

A phenomenon of quantum mechanics known as superposition can affect timekeeping in high-precision clocks, as per a theoretical study from Dartmouth College,...
ultrafast fiber laser

Scientists developed an ultrafast fiber laser that produces record-high power

Scientists have developed an ultrafast fiber laser that delivers an average power more than 10 times what is available from today's high-power...
speed of sound

Physicists discover the upper limit for the speed of sound

A research collaboration between the University of Cambridge, the Queen Mary University of London, and the Institute for High-Pressure Physics in Troitsk...
Stephen Hawking

Physics Nobel Prize for black holes too late for Stephen Hawking

Researchers welcomed the news that the Nobel Physics Prize was awarded Tuesday for research on black holes with regret that the award...

Einstein’s description of gravity 500 times harder to disprove

Einstein's theory of general relativity—the idea that gravity is matter warping spacetime—has withstood over 100 years of scrutiny & testing, including the...

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