Physics

Understand the Physics Behind These Incredible Ice Discs

Understand the Physics Behind These Incredible Ice Discs

Nature has a thing for patterns and naturally occurring shapes, especially circles. However, certain UFO shaped discs have stumped hundreds. These ice discs sit...

Why Do We Still Use Horsepower?

Why Do We Still Use Horsepower?

Probably most of you are familiar with the term horsepower. Adverts for products such as cars, lawnmowers, chainsaws often promote engines by quoting them...

You Can Make Your Own Gravity-Defying Tractor Beam

You Can Make Your Own Gravity-Defying Tractor Beam

In an episode of Star Trek, “The Corbomite Maneuver“, the First Federation vessel towed the USS Enterprise using a tractor beam. A tractor beam...

Measuring Gravity Using Superfluid Shielding

Measuring Gravity Using Superfluid Shielding

Sir Isaac Newton, one of the most influential scientists of all time, was particularly interested in the orbit of the moon around the earth....

10 Ways You See Einstein’s Theory of Relativity in Real Life

10 Ways You See Einstein’s Theory of Relativity in Real Life

In 1905, Albert Einstein, developed his Theory of Relativity. This groundbreaking piece of work changed how we think and perceive the world around us,...

A Strange Element Challenges What We Know of Superconductivity

A Strange Element Challenges What We Know of Superconductivity

One of the most unexpected periodic elements just challenged our understanding of superconductive materials. This recent discovery in India has scientists rethinking superconductivity. Bismuth,...

Scientists Have Developed the World’s Fastest Quantum Simulator

Scientists Have Developed the World’s Fastest Quantum Simulator

An international research team have developed the world’s fastest quantum simulator that can operate at the atomic level and simulate the interactions between a large...

One Map Explains How the Entirety of Physics is Connected

One Map Explains How the Entirety of Physics is Connected

The umbrella of physics covers a lifetime’s worth of study. It includes everything from black holes, waves, quantum mechanics, and the elusive dark matter....

Mysterious Ancient Temples Resonate at the ‘Holy Frequency’

Mysterious Ancient Temples Resonate at the ‘Holy Frequency’

Buried under both rock and history lies the Hypogeum of Ħal-Saflieni in Malta. The ancient temple is the only prehistoric underground temple in the world....

CERN Begins Search for Elusive ‘Dark Photon’

CERN Begins Search for Elusive ‘Dark Photon’

Physicists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) start the hunt for the ‘dark photon,’ a particle they hope will bridge the gap...