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Jul 23, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A new study, published in the Journal of Applied Physics, uses a now-famous law of physics called the Constructal law to witness the evolution of airplane designs over time and predict the future of aerospace design. According to Prof Adrian Bejan, the supersonic trans-Atlantic Concorde aircraft went the way of the dodo – it hit an evolutionary cul-de-sac. This image shows the British Airways Concorde in 1986. Image credit: Eduard Marmet / CC...

Jun 25, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Based on the discovery of the Higgs boson and the recent results from the BICEP2 collaboration, UK physicists have made a surprising prediction: the Universe...

Jun 23, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A group of physicists at the University of Queensland in Australia has used photons to simulate quantum particles traveling through a wormhole back in...

Jun 23, 2014 by Sci-News.com

New research conducted by physicists from CERN’s Compact Muon Solenoid experiment at the Large Hadron Collider has confirmed that the Higgs boson...

Jun 2, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of physicists led by Dr Hrvoje Petek from the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Physics and Astronomy has detected, for the first time,...

May 19, 2014 by Sci-News.com

An international team of scientists headed by Prof Steve Rose from Imperial College in London, UK, has discovered how to create matter from light. European...

May 13, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Sometimes, studying past technologies leads to remarkable discoveries that can help design better materials for the future. This is the little known science...

May 2, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Physicists at GSI Helmholtz Center for Heavy Ion Research in Darmstadt, Germany, have used calcium-ion beams and radioactive berkelium-249 to produce two...

May 1, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study published in the journal Physical Review Letters, ancient Egyptians used a simple trick to make it easier to transport heavy colossi...