Are there parallel universes.
- Geek & Sci-Fi
Warp drive really can't come soon enough.
Neil deGrasse Tyson and NEEMO (NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations) explore what it takes to stop an asteroid from colliding with earth.
What would happen if every single person on Earth (all seven billion of us) jumped at once.
If Usain Bolt starts ten meters from the finish line and a diver starts 10 meters above it, who gets there first.
NASA astronaut Don Pettit uses his off-duty time to practice his microgravity yo-yo skills.
How does a falling cat go from "feet up" to "feet down" so fast -- and stop rotating just as quickly.
Burn HIV with lava in this Mad Science Friday.
Because it's awesome, that's why! And there's probably military applications, but mostly it's awesome.
Having trouble understanding the fundamentals of the Higgs boson particle.
Yesterday CERN announced the discovery of a new boson 99.977% likely to be the Higgs. Funny Higgs boson memes and Twitter reactions followed.
Earlier this hour, CERN announced a 5 sigma discovery of a new particle consistent with a Higgs boson. We break it down in layman's terms.
For our new readers, the ones without the physics PhDs and the rock-hard sexually magnetic physiques, quantum entanglement is the phenomenon where two particles are put in the same state, and then separated.
For all practical purposes on Earth, the speed of sound is constant.
We could say that we're posting this video because this was done for a noble, scientific mission.
So, you've got an x-ray laser that, when pointed at matter, can heat it up to 2 million degrees in a trillionth of second.
Hey, remember that fuss about neutrinos moving faster than light.
[<a href="http://xkcd.com/955/">via</a>] Researchers at CERN in Geneva released the results from a recent experiment (full paper <a href="http://arxiv.org/abs/1109.4897v1">here</a>) that suggested neutrinos can travel faster than light, which would be contrary to Einstein's Theory of Relativity.
I'm just going to come right out and admit that the "Angry Birds" fad is utterly baffling to me.