Watch A Bowling Ball And Feather Falling In A Vacuum

Here is the perfect example of how any two objects will fall at the same rate in a vacuum, brought to us by physicist Brian Cox. He checked out NASA’s Space Simulation Chamber located at the Space Power Facility in Ohio. With a volume of 22,653 cubic meters, it’s the largest vacuum chamber in theContinue reading “Watch A Bowling Ball And Feather Falling In A Vacuum”

Physicists discover ‘clearest evidence yet’ that the Universe is a hologram

At a black hole, Albert Einstein’s theory of gravity apparently clashes with quantum physics, but that conflict could be solved if the Universe were a holographic projection. A team of physicists have provided what has been described by the journal Nature as the “clearest evidence yet” that our universe is a hologram. The new researchContinue reading “Physicists discover ‘clearest evidence yet’ that the Universe is a hologram”

Wet washcloth in space

Two high school students in Nova Scotia, Kendra Lemke and Meredith Faulkner, asked Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield (who is orbiting the planet right now) what would it be like to dip a wash cloth in water, (they suggested he clump it into a bottle, then pull it out) and squeeze it. On Earth, a reallyContinue reading “Wet washcloth in space”

After 30 years, Supersymmetry Fails Test and is Forcing Physicists to Seek New Ideas

As a young theorist in Moscow in 1982, Mikhail Shifman became enthralled with an elegant new theory called supersymmetry that attempted to incorporate the known elementary particles into a more complete inventory of the universe. “My papers from that time really radiate enthusiasm,” said Shifman, now a 63-year-old professor at the University of Minnesota. OverContinue reading “After 30 years, Supersymmetry Fails Test and is Forcing Physicists to Seek New Ideas”