Physics

Scientists Just Measured The Smallest Fragment of Time Yet

Scientists Just Measured The Smallest Fragment of Time Yet

A second feels fast. A tenth of a second feels even faster. We blink over the course of a few hundredths of a second....

Did Russia Build the World’s First Successful Teleporter?

Did Russia Build the World’s First Successful Teleporter?

Mr. Spock, is that you? “Some people” claim this video, taken from a dash cam in 2012, shows teleportation. It was recently shared by...

Can Sound Actually Kill You?

Can Sound Actually Kill You?

Pressure Wave The short answer? Yes. Sound can absolutely kill you if it’s loud enough. The long answer requires looking at...

Tuning In to the Creepy ‘Ghost Frequency’

Tuning In to the Creepy ‘Ghost Frequency’

Ghost stories thrive in any culture. Odysseus experiences them in Homer’s Odyssey as he travels through the underworld....

New Tool in the Hunt for Dark Matter

New Tool in the Hunt for Dark Matter

Researchers out of MIT have proposed a unique means of detecting dark matter by simulating a neutron star. Physicists have long known that the...

Stopping Light In Its Tracks Brings Quantum Computing Closer

Stopping Light In Its Tracks Brings Quantum Computing Closer

Quantum computing is the next epic leap forward in the evolution of digital technology and communication. Using light, these systems allow for calculations far beyond...

What’s Really Happening In Superconducting Materials?

What’s Really Happening In Superconducting Materials?

High-temperature superconductivity could be one step closer thanks to the work of an international team of physicists. Studying spatial correlations of potassium atoms at temperatures...

How the Movie ‘Interstellar’ Led to the Discovery of Scientific Phenomena

How the Movie ‘Interstellar’ Led to the Discovery of Scientific Phenomena

The research and graphics team behind the movie ‘Interstellar’ developed a graphics renderer so accurate, it led to the discovery of...

Liquid Nitrogen Freeze-Ray Vs. Flamethrower

Liquid Nitrogen Freeze-Ray Vs. Flamethrower

In the edition of the world’s most epic YouTube video, TheBackyardScientist goes to the extreme to determine which force would prevail: a liquid nitrogen...

How Long Would it Take for You to Fall Through the Earth?

How Long Would it Take for You to Fall Through the Earth?

When going on international travel, you may sometimes wonder if your trip would just be made shorter if you could cut right through the...

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