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2019-03-15 10:20:01

Quantum computer firm D-Wave claims massive performance boost

ByJacobAronNowwithmorethan1000qubits(Image:D-Wave)D-WaveSystemsinBritishColumbia

2019-03-15 10:12:02

Quantum weirdness: The battle for the basis of reality

MarieLuiseEmmermannByMichaelBrooksATFIRST

2019-03-15 10:08:01

Quantum weirdness proved real in first loophole-free experiment

ByJacobAronWelcometoquantumreality(Image:JulieGuiche/Picturetank)It’sofficial:theuniverseisweird.Oureverydayexperiencetellsusthatdistantobjectscannotinfluenceeachother

2019-03-15 09:15:01

Chasing shadows: How long can we keep looking for dark matter?

Stillsearching(Image:JosebaElorza)WEHAVEbeenawareoftheneedfordarkmattersincethe1930s.Withoutthisstuff

2019-03-15 08:20:02

High-energy LHC plans held up by UFOs and electron clouds

ByJacobAronSlowlygatheringenergy(Image:PascalBoegli/Getty)Kickingtheworld’slargestmachineintooverdriveisturningouttobeharderthanexpected.ResearchersattheLargeHadronCollideratCERN

2019-03-15 08:16:02

永利网址:Best-ever images of Pluto reveal baffling pepperoni slices

ByJoshuaSokol(Image:NASA/JohnsHopkinsUniversityAppliedPhysicsLaboratory/SouthwestResearchInstitute)Pluto’sveilislifting.Thisclosest-eversnapshotofthedwarfplanetanditsmoonCharonshowstwoseparatehemisph

2019-03-15 07:18:01

WIMPZILLAs: Monster particles from the dawn of time

ByAnilAnanthaswamy(Image:JosebaElorza)ITISthenightof24August

2019-03-15 07:03:02

Winning formula reveals if your team is too far ahead to lose

ByGileadAmitWemaylooklikeathletes

2019-03-15 07:03:01

I've taught computers to paint portraits – and how to code

Canweteachcomputerstocode?SimonColtonisprofessorofdigitalgamestechnologyatFalmouthUniversity

2019-03-15 07:02:01

What if … Most of reality is hidden?

SkizzomatByGileadAmit“MYGOALissimple

2019-03-15 06:10:02

Einstein kills Schrödinger's cat: Relativity ruins quantum world

ByJacobAronBeingintwoplacesatthesametimeisn’teasyformerehumans(Image:ChenLiu/EyeEm/Getty)It’sbeenholdingusbackaswellasholdingusdown.Apreviouslyoverlookedeffectofgravityonquantumsystemscouldbemessing

2019-03-15 06:02:02

Why do we move forwards in time?

GalleryStockByMichaelSlezakTHEREisareasonwesaytimegoesby:itseemstoflow.Nomatterhowstillwestandinspace

2019-03-15 04:20:02

永利网址:What if … The universe is an illusion?

SkizzomatByRichardWebbSOMETIMES

2019-03-15 04:09:01

Metamaterial wormhole teleports magnetic fields across space

ByJoshuaSokolThetrickcouldhelpuswormourwaytowardsbetterscanners(Image:MontyRakusen/Getty)It’sanewmagician’strick

2019-03-15 04:04:02

Iron-age arsonists' leftovers hint at how Earth's poles may flip

ByAndyCoghlanWhenEarth’smagneticfieldwillflipremainsuncertain(Image:G.Glatzmaier

2019-03-15 03:15:02

What the sun would look like if you had X-ray vision

ByIonaTwaddell(Image:NASA/JPL-Caltech)ThisiswhatthesunwouldlooklikeifyouhadX-rayvision.Theportrait

2019-03-15 03:03:02

Earth-like alien world looms into view through Kepler telescope

ByJoshuaSokolKepler452b(right)isabout60percentlargerindiameterthanEarth(Artist’simpression:NASA/JPL-Caltech/T.Pyle)MeetKepler452b

2019-03-15 02:16:01

Silver coat lets Saharan ants withstand scorching desert heat

ByJoshuaSokolFullmetaljacket:thesilverantshimmersintheheat(Image:NormanNanShiandNanfangYu

2019-03-15 02:12:02

Watch a shape-shifting gel take its first steps

ByAndyCoghlanIt’salive!Apieceofshape-shiftinggelseemstowalkontwolegswhenthetemperaturechangesbackandforwardsfrom25to45oCelsius.TakuzoAidafromtheUniversityofTokyoinJapanandhiscolleaguescreatedahydrogel

2019-03-15 02:11:01

Layer of melting ice helps spheres fall faster through water

SKATERSknowhowslipperymeltingicecanbe.Itturnsoutthaticealsoreducesfrictionunderwater.IvanVakarelskioftheKingAbdullahUniversityofScienceandTechnologyinThuwal

2019-03-15 02:05:02

Earth may have a hairy mane of dark matter flowing around it

Earthmaysproutdarkmatterhair(Image:VictorHabbickVisions/SPL)AMANEofdarkmattermaystreamoutfromtheEarth.Nearly85percentofthematterintheuniverseisthoughtbeso-calleddarkmatter–stuffthathasnotyetbeendete

2019-03-15 01:11:02

China spends big on nuclear fusion as French plan falls behind

ByFredPearceChina’swillbebiggerandbetter(Image:DavidParker/SPL)Theworld’slargestnuclearfusionmachine

2019-03-15 01:11:02

Quantum of solace – information can be rescued from a black hole

ByAnilAnanthaswamyIsthereawaytoretrieveinformationthatfallsintoablackhole?(Image:RichardKail/SPL)Thefateofinformationthatfallsintoablackholeisamystery.Canitevergetoutordoesitdisappearforever

2019-03-15 01:02:01

Submerge a wine glass in water to make 'inverted harp of glass'

ByLisaGrossmanApopularpartytrickjustgotturnedinsideout.Fillarowofwineglasseswithwatertodifferentlevels

2019-03-15 01:01:01

Get ready for the leap second – it could be the last one ever

ByMichaelBrooksROGERPENROSEappearsbaffledbymytardiness

2019-03-14 10:15:02

Universe's quantum 'speed bumps' no obstacle for light

ByRachelCourtlandAhintthatquantumfluctuationsinthefabricoftheuniverseslowthespeedoflighthasnotbeenborneoutinobservationsbyNASA’sFermitelescope.Themeasurementscontradicta2005resultthatsupportedtheideat

2019-03-14 09:20:01

'Magnetricity' observed for first time

ByDavidShiga(Image:STFC)Themagneticequivalentofelectricity

2019-03-14 09:10:02

Signs of alien worlds from long ago and far, far away

WITHthediscoveryofplanetsarounddistantstarsintheMilkyWaynowalmostroutine

2019-03-14 09:07:02

Slim, warm superconductors promise faster electronics

ByColinBarrasThethinnestsuperconductoryetisalayerofcopperoxidemateriallessthanananometrethick.Thefeatsuggestsanewpossibleroutetofasterelectroniccomponents.Makingsuperconductorssuper-skinnyraisesthepro

2019-03-14 09:04:01

Giant crack in Africa formed in just days

ByMacGregorCampbell(Image:UniversityofRochester)AcrackintheEarth’scrust–whichcouldbetheforerunnertoanewocean–rippedopeninjustdaysin2005

2019-03-14 08:15:01

Cheap naked chips snap a perfect picture

ByPaulMarksHOWcanimagesensors–themostcomplicatedandexpensivepartofadigitalcamera–bemadecheaperandlesscomplex?Easy:takethelidoffamemorychipandusethatinstead.Assimpleasitsounds

2019-03-14 07:15:01

Why three buses come at once, and how to avoid it

ByDeboraMacKenzieAnyonewhohaswaitedforabusknowstheroutine:youwaitfarlongerthanyoushould

2019-03-14 07:08:01

Magnetic 'eyesight' helps birds find their way

BIRDSthatnavigateusingtheEarth’smagneticfieldrelymoreontheireyesthanonthemagneticparticlesintheirnostrils

2019-03-14 07:02:01

Big bang flashgun to snap atomic anatomy

ByRachelCourtlandASTRANGEstateofmatterthatdominatedtheearlyuniversecouldbeusedtocreateultra-fastflashesofradiation

2019-03-14 06:07:02

永利网址:Multiplying universes: How many is the multiverse?

ByAmandaGefterHOWmanyuniversesarethere?CosmologistsAndreiLindeandVitalyVanchurinatStanfordUniversityinCaliforniacalculatethatthenumberdwarfsthe10500universespostulatedinstringtheory

2019-03-14 05:14:02

Michael Green: On the shoulders of Newton and Hawking

ByRichardFisherThephysicistfollowsIsaacNewtonandStephenHawkingintotheLucasianchairofmathematicsattheUniversityofCambridge.Congratulations.Howdiditfeelwhenyouheardthenews?Iwasverypleasantlysurprise

2019-03-14 05:04:02

Atmospheric 'tides' trigger landslides at night

ByShantaBarleyTinychangesinatmosphericpressurebetweendayandnightcantriggerlandslides.Thesamephenomenoncouldbeafinalstrawthatsetsoffearthquakesandvolcaniceruptionswaitingtohappen.Forthepastfouryears

2019-03-14 05:02:02

Plan to pierce heart of urban monster volcano

ByAxelBojanowskiTOANCIENTRomansthePhlegraeanFieldshostedtheentrancetoHades.Inmoderntimesitisbetterknownasthesiteofa“supercolossal”volcaniceruption39

2019-03-14 05:02:02

Probably guilty: Bad mathematics means rough justice

ByAngelaSainiSHAMBLINGsleuthColumboalwaysgetshisman.Takethesocietyphotographerina1974episodeofthecultUStelevisionserieswhohaskilledhiswifeanddisguiseditasabungledkidnapping.Itistheperfectcrime–untilth

2019-03-14 05:02:01

Rethinking relativity: Is time out of joint?

ByRachelCourtlandEVERsinceArthurEddingtontravelledtotheislandofPríncipeoffAfricatomeasurestarlightbendingaroundthesunduringa1919eclipse

2019-03-14 04:07:02

First black hole for light created on Earth

ByAnilAnanthaswamyAnelectromagnetic“blackhole”thatsucksinsurroundinglighthasbeenbuiltforthefirsttime.Thedevice

2019-03-14 04:02:01

Seven questions that keep physicists up at night

ByIvanSemeniuk

2019-03-14 03:13:01

Mass extinction blamed on fiery fountains of coal

ByDavidShigaFOSSILfuelshaveanewcrimetolivedown.AfrenzyofhydrocarbonburningattheendofthePermianperiodmayhaveledtothemostdevastatingmassextinctionEarthhaseverseen

2019-03-14 03:10:02

永利网址:Time isn't what it used to be

ByDavidEaglemanTIMEisnotwhatitusedtobe.Onceaflowingriverwhosecurrentwepassivelymonitored

2019-03-14 03:01:02

Where do ghosts come from?

LeeStamperByHazelMuirASMEDIEVALCASTLEbedroomsgo

2019-03-14 02:19:01

Solving the crystal maze: The secrets of structure

ByStephenBattersbyCRYSTALSareobjectsoftrueandprofoundmystery.That’snotbecausetheychanneloccultenergies

2019-03-14 02:02:02

Don Eigler: Two decades of nanotech

ByDuncanGraham-RoweThepioneerwhowrote“IBM”using35xenonatomsin1989tellsNewScientisthownanotechisprogressing.Whatmadeyouspellout“IBM”inxenonatoms?Wasitjustapublicitystunt?Ourfirstexperimentsactu

2019-03-14 01:14:01

Tomorrow's weather: Cloudy, with a chance of fractals

ByRobertMatthewsWE’VEallwatchedthosevastheapsofcottonwoolfloatacrossthesky.Loftedandshapedbyupdraftsofwarmair

2019-03-14 01:14:01

Crystal is one-way street for microwaves

ITISlikeavalveforlight–thefirstmaterialthattransmitselectromagneticradiationinonedirectiononly.ZhengWangandcolleaguesattheMassachusettsInstituteofTechnologyhavemadewhat’sknownasaphotoniccrystalfromana

2019-03-14 01:06:01

Was our oldest ancestor a proton-powered rock?

ByNickLanePETERMITCHELLwasaneccentricfigure.FormuchofhiscareerheworkedinhisownlabinarestoredmanorhouseinCornwallintheUK