Physics

A Brief History of the Speed of Light

A Brief History of the Speed of Light

What is the speed of light? Such an easy question to answer today in the age of the internet. Have you ever wondered how...

How Do You See?: The Secret of Light

How Do You See?: The Secret of Light

Beauty is the eye of the beholder, as they say, but what exactly is “sight”? How do you see? From the color of a...

Newly Developed State of Matter Combines Superfluidity and Solidity

Newly Developed State of Matter Combines Superfluidity and Solidity

Researchers at MIT have successfully manipulated a superfluid into a type of semisolid. This new state of matter combines traits of solid matter with...

These Two-Way LEDs Can Harvest Light and Detect Hand Gestures

These Two-Way LEDs Can Harvest Light and Detect Hand Gestures

Combining multiple products into one can save a ton of space. Now researchers are developing new two-way LEDs which can be controlled with touchless...

Two Quantum Computers Face-Off for the First Time in History!

Two Quantum Computers Face-Off for the First Time in History!

Supercomputers are about to jump to an entirely new level. Quantum computing is evolving fast, and now, two quantum computers faced off for the...

The One Question Everyone Wonders: Is Time Travel Possible?

The One Question Everyone Wonders: Is Time Travel Possible?

Is time travel possible? It’s a question that we all hope is true so we can go back and prevent all of the mistakes we...

Researchers Lose World’s First and Only Sample of Metallic Hydrogen

Researchers Lose World’s First and Only Sample of Metallic Hydrogen

Harvard University physicists were thrilled last year when they successfully transformed hydrogen into a metal state. Scientists predicted the phase change in 1935, but no...

First Ever Blueprint For Modular Quantum Computers Unveiled

First Ever Blueprint For Modular Quantum Computers Unveiled

A recent article published on February 1, 2017, in the influential Journal of Science Advances, has released a technical blueprint for building a full-scale...

Researchers Create Perpetually Moving Time Crystals

Researchers Create Perpetually Moving Time Crystals

It sounds like something pulled straight from the pages of a Marvel comic book: strange crystals that can move without energy. The crystals’ structure...

Harvard Unlocks the Holy Grail of Physics: Metallic Hydrogen

Harvard Unlocks the Holy Grail of Physics: Metallic Hydrogen

Harvard scientists shook the world after they officially published their success in creating an entirely new material which may not exist anywhere else in...