The Leonids are here

Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight: How to See It The Leonids are a prolific meteor shower associated with the comet Tempel-Tuttle. The Leonids get their name from the location of their radiant in the constellation Leo: the meteors appear to radiate from that point in the sky. (Credit: Wiki) The Leonid meteor shower is forecastedContinue reading “The Leonids are here”

Physics in the News

Monday, October 6, 2014 Princeton scientists observe elusive particle that behaves both like Matter and Antimatter discovered via princeton Turn your smart phone into a cosmic ray telescope via wisc.edu Physicists succeed in compressing quantum data for the first time via motherboard Composite image shows two black holes orbiting each other via phys NASA toContinue reading “Physics in the News”

Physics in the News

Saturday, September 20, 2014 Special relativity aces time trial via nature Is Martian soil actually good for farming? via vox Einstein makes an appearance in superheavy chemistry via newscientist A nano-sized hydrogen generator via anl.gov Asteroids: between a rock and a hard place via theguardian Astrophysicist sees positive signs science ‘is trendy’ via kearneyhub EnormousContinue reading “Physics in the News”

Physics in the News

Friday, September 19, 2014 An anomaly in satellites’ flybys confounds scientists via sciencedaily Particle detector finds hints of dark matter in space via mit Finding dark energy in the details via simonsfoundation The lonely landscape of Rosetta’s comet via abc Miranda: An icy moon deformed by tidal heating via science2.0 Physical constant is constant evenContinue reading “Physics in the News”

Physics in the News

Thursday, September 18, 2014 Have physicists just disproved string theory? via mysteriousuniverse New measurements from the AMS experiment unveil new territories in the flux of cosmic rays via interactions Nuclear spins control current in plastic LED: Step toward quantum computing, spintronic memory, better displays via phys.org New technology that guides light through glass, developed byContinue reading “Physics in the News”