Exotic matter
In physics, exotic matter is matter that somehow deviates from normal matter and has "exotic" properties. Exotic mass has been considered a colloquial term for matters such as Dark matter, negative ma...
Something Big Came OUT Of A Black Hole Recently! Scientists Baffled 3/15/16
You don’t have to know a whole lot about science to know that black holes normally suck things in, not spew things out. But NASA detected something mighty bizarre at the supermassive black hole Markar...
Ripples of Gravity, Flashes of Light
More Info: http://www.caltech.edu/news/ligo-and-virgo-make-first-detection-gravitational-waves-produced-colliding-neutron-stars-80082 On Aug. 17, 2017, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Obs...
Neutron Star Collision Simulation
Courtesy of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center CI Lab
"The Black Hole Paradox" --New Theory Says Soon After Big Bang, Black Holes Lit Up the Universe
Soon after the Big Bang, the universe went completely dark. The intense, seminal event that created the cosmos churned up so much hot, thick gas that light was completely trapped. Much later—perhaps a...
Unbelievable Discovery : Scientists at WSU created a fluid which has negative mass
Learn the story behind the most prominent discovery in mankind till today. The negative mass fluid created at Washington State University opens new doors to ...
Gamma-Ray Blazars Powered By Billion-Solar-Mass Black Holes Found
Using the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescopes, astronomers found 5 early universe gamma-ray blazars. Two of them were powered by “billion-solar-mass” black hole...
Making metallic hydrogen at Harvard
Nearly a century after it was theorized, Harvard scientists have succeeded in creating metallic hydrogen. In addition to helping scientists answer fundamenta...
Vera Rubin, Astrophysicist Who Confirmed Existence Of Dark Matter, Dies At 88
The astrophysicist's groundbreaking research on spiral galaxies provided evidence of invisible dark matter. She was a pioneer in an era when women were excluded from many astronomy programs.
Quantum Levitation
Suspending a superconducting disc above or below a set of permanent magnets. The magnetic field is locked inside the superconductor ; a phenomenon called 'Qu...
Astronomers find a ‘nearly-naked’ supermassive black hole
A close galactic encounter gave these astronomers an interesting discovery
The case for black holes being nothing but holograms just got even stronger
If anything can sum up just how little we truly know about the Universe, it’s black holes. We can’t see them because not even light can escape their gravitational pull, we have no idea what they’re ma...
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...
X-ray Echoes Map a Black Hole’s Disk
Some 3.9 billion years ago in the heart of a distant galaxy, the tidal pull of a monster black hole shredded a star that wandered too close. X-rays produced ...
Dark matter may just be a bunch of ancient black holes
An invisible "dark matter" outweighs all the stars in space by 4:1. But gravitational waves may soon unmask the shadowy culprit.
Hubble Captures The Beating Heart Of The Crab Nebula
Peering deep into the core of the Crab Nebula, this close-up image reveals the beating heart of one of the most historic and intensively studied remnants of a supernova — an exploding star.
Bose-Einstein condensate
Schematic Bose-Einstein Condensation versus temperature and the energy diagramA Bose–Einstein condensate (BEC) is a state of matter of a dilute gas of bosons cooled to temperatures very close to abs...
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Dark matter
Dark matter is a hypothetical kind of matter that cannot be seen with telescopes but accounts for most of the matter in the Universe. The existence and properties of dark matter are inferred from its ...
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Degenerate matter
Degenerate matter in physics is a collection of free, non-interacting particles with a pressure and other physical characteristics determined by quantum mechanical effects. It is the analogue of an id...
Negative mass
In theoretical physics, negative mass is a hypothetical concept of matter whose mass is of opposite sign to the mass of normal matter, e.g. −2 kg. Such matter would violate one or more energy con...
Neutrino
A neutrino (/nuːˈtriːnoʊ/ or /njuːˈtriːnoʊ/, originally [nɛuˈtrino]) is an electrically neutral, weakly interacting elementary subatomic particle with half-integer spin. The neutrino (meaning ...
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Strange matter
Strange matter is a particular form of quark matter, usually thought of as a "liquid" of up, down, and strange quarks. It is to be contrasted with nuclear matter, which is a liquid of neutrons and pro...
Tachyon
A tachyon /ˈtæki.ɒn/ or tachyonic particle is a hypothetical particle that always moves faster than light. The word comes from the Greek: ταχύ or tachy /ˈtɑːxi/, meaning "swift, quick, fast, rapi...
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Weakly interacting massive particle
In particle physics and astrophysics, weakly interacting massive particles, or WIMPs, are among the leading hypothetical particle physics candidates for dark matter. The term “WIMP” is given to a dark...
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Wormhole
A wormhole is a hypothetical topological feature that would fundamentally be a shortcut through spacetime. A wormhole is much like a tunnel with two ends, each in separate points in spacetime.For a si...
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Making New Materials With Micro-Explosions
Scientists have made exotic new materials by creating laser-induced micro-explosions in silicon, the common computer chip material. The new technique could lead to the simple creation and manufacture ...
Dark energy star
A dark-energy star is a hypothetical compact astrophysical object, which a minority of physicists feel might constitute an alternative explanation for observations of astronomical black hole candidate...
Roman ring
A Roman ring, in theoretical physics, is a configuration of wormholes where no subset of wormholes is near to chronology violation, though the combined system can be arbitrarily close to chronology vi...
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Micro black hole
Micro black holes, also called quantum mechanical black holes or mini black holes, are hypothetical tiny black holes, for which quantum mechanical effects play an important role.It is possible that su...