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Sep 14, 2014 by Sci-News.com

After more than seventy years of attempts to solve the mystery of Death Valley’s sailing stones, U.S. researchers led by Dr Brian Jackson of Boise State University have finally caught the stones in action. Thin sheets of ice push rocks across a dry lake in Death Valley when conditions are just right. Image credit: Norris RD et al. One of the most interesting mysteries of Death Valley National Park is the sliding stones at Racetrack Playa (a...

Aug 31, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A multinational collaboration of physicists has directly detected neutrinos created by the proton-proton fusion process going on at the heart of the Sun. Physicists...

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...

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...