Constructal Law Explained
Adrian Bejan, professor of materials science and mechanical engineering at Duke University, explains how constructal law underpins the natural organization and flow of everything in nature from rivers...
New Super-Earth May Be Best Yet for Finding Signs of Life
The potentially habitable world is close enough that existing telescopes could look for an atmosphere and sniff for traces of extraterrestrials.
Drone Footage Shows Killer Whales Eating A Shark
This drone footage captures a group of killer whales feeding on one of the oceans top predators.
World smallest V12 engine
Apparently the builder's name is Yesus Wilder and he only used three materials to build the engine. Stainless steel, aluminum, an...
Our Galaxy's Most-Mysterious Star Is Even Stranger Than Astronomers Thought
A star known by the unassuming name of KIC 8462852 (also called Tabby's star) has been raising eyebrows both in and outside of the scientific community for the past year. In 2015 a team of astronomers...
Discovery Of An Extragalactic Hot Molecular Core
Astronomers have discovered a 'hot molecular core', a cocoon of molecules surrounding a newborn massive star, for the first time outside our Galaxy.
2016 Nobel Prize In Physics Awarded To David Thouless, Duncan Haldane And Michael Kosterlitz
They were honored for their work in revealing the secrets of exotic matter. Their discoveries, using advanced mathematics, had boosted research in condensed matter physics and raised hopes for uses in...
What The ‘Sixth Extinction’ Will Look Like In The Oceans: The Largest Species Die Off First
New research on threatened ocean species finds a strong pattern with only one possible cause: Humans.
NASA Observatory Catches Rare Double Eclipse From Space (Video)
Here on Earth, we are lucky if can catch one eclipse, let alone a double eclipse. But a NASA observatory was recently able to witness such a phenomenon from space.
A Widening 80 Mile Crack Is Threatening One Of Antarctica’s Biggest Ice Shelves
A calving event at the Larsen C ice shelf could create a floating ice island the size of Delaware.
Dazzling Blue Lakes Are Forming In Antarctica — And They’ve Got Scientists Worried
In a new study, scientists who study the largest ice mass on Earth — East Antarctica — have found that it is showing a surprising feature reminiscent of the fastest melting one: Greenland.
The Pressure Is On To Make Metallic Hydrogen
Scientists are getting close to turning hydrogen into a metal — both in liquid form and maybe even solid form. The rewards, if they pull it off, are worth the effort.
The Strange Behaviour Of Auxetic Foams
Using high resolution to understand the auxetic behaviour of a foam. As the foam is stretched it expands rather than contracts laterally
Earth-Like Planet Around Proxima Centauri Discovered
In what may prove to be the most exciting find to date, the German weekly Der Spiegel announced recently that astronomers have discovered an Earth-like planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, just 4.25 lig...
Earth-Like Planet Around Proxima Centauri Discovered
According to an unnamed source, the ESO has discovered a habitable planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, making it the closest Earth-like planet discovered to date
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Optics
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