Hypothesis
A hypothesis (plural hypotheses) is a proposed explanation for a phenomenon. For a hypothesis to be a scientific hypothesis, the scientific method requires that one can test it. Scientists generally ...
Hypothesis - Wikipedia
A Japanese company wants to build a space elevator by 2050.
A Japanese company wants to build a space elevator by 2050.
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 ...
Animated map shows how humans migrated across the globe
It's tough to know what happened on Earth thousands of years before anyone started writing anything down. But thanks to the amazing work of anthropologists a...
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...
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...
The Untold Story of Magic Leap, the World's Most Secretive Startup
The world's hottest startup isn't located in Silicon Valley–it's in suburban Florida. WIRED explores what Magic Leap's mind-bending technology tells us about...
Researchers are a step closer to making a real-life invisibility cloak
Researchers from the UK have successfully made a raised object appear flat to electromagnetic waves – meaning that they are a step closer to having a full-blown cloaking device that can hide objects. ...
Elon Musk Estimates Chance That We’re NOT Living in a Computer Simulation — and It’s Really, Really Small
Elon Musk, the well-known entrepreneur behind Tesla and SpaceX, believes there's a "one-in-billions" chance humanity is not living in a computer simulation. Speaking at tech publication Recode's annu...
Inflatable ‘Space Elevator’ Invented By Scientists
Astronauts would ascend 12 miles into the stratosphere before taking off under new plans to build a space lift. It is an idea that every small child has had at some point. Instead of sending up rocket...
Building a space elevator starts with a Lunar elevator by 2020
Two years after Liftport raised over US$100,000 on Kickstarter, the team is sharing its progress towards creating an elevator from Earth to space, a journey that – interestingly enough – begins on the...
Picture of an Alien on the walls of Ancient Egypt
There are many internet websites that make claims that are quite extraordinary. This particular article addresses the claim that there are pictures of Aliens on the walls of temples and tombs in Ancie...
10 Reasons Our Universe Might Actually Be Virtual Reality
Physical realism is the view that the physical world we see is real and exists by itself, alone. Most people think this is self-evident, but physical realism has been struggling with the facts of phys...
How NASA might build its very first warp drive
A few months ago, physicist Harold White stunned the aeronautics world when he announced that he and his team at NASA had begun work on the development of a faster-than-light warp drive. His proposed ...
Acoustic cloaking device hides objects from sound
Using little more than a few perforated sheets of plastic and a staggering amount of number crunching, Duke Univ. engineers have demonstrated the world’s first 3-D acoustic cloak. The new device rerou...
Bending the light with a tiny chip: Silicon chip acts as a lens-free projector, may one day fit in cell phones -- ScienceDaily
Traditional projectors -- like those used to project a film or classroom lecture notes -- pass a beam of light through a tiny image, using lenses to map each point of the small picture to correspondin...
Space elevator economics
Space elevator economics compares the cost of sending a payload into Earth orbit via a space elevator with the cost of doing so with alternatives, like rockets.
The costs of using a well-tested sy...
Superconductivity
Video of a Meissner effect in a high temperature superconductor (black pellet) with a NdFeB magnet (metallic)Superconductivity is a phenomenon of exactly zero electrical resistance and expulsion of ...
Superconductivity - Wikipedia
Researchers are a step closer to making a real-life invisibility cloak
Researchers from the UK have successfully made a raised object appear flat to electromagnetic waves – meaning that they are a step closer to having a full-blown cloaking device that can hide objects. ...
Elon Musk Estimates Chance That We’re NOT Living in a Computer Simulation — and It’s Really, Really Small
Elon Musk, the well-known entrepreneur behind Tesla and SpaceX, believes there's a "one-in-billions" chance humanity is not living in a computer simulation. Speaking at tech publication Recode's annu...
Early human migrations
Early human migrations and expansions of archaic and modern humans across continents began 1.8 million years ago with the migration out of Africa by Homo erectus and were followed by the migrations of...
Early human migrations - Wikipedia
Holeum
Holeums are hypothetical stable, quantized gravitational bound states of primordial or micro black holes.
Holeums were proposed by L.K. Chavda and Abhijit Chavda in 2002. They have all the propert...
How NASA might build its very first warp drive
A few months ago, physicist Harold White stunned the aeronautics world when he announced that he and his team at NASA had begun work on the development of a faster-than-light warp drive. His proposed ...
Alternative biology
Alternative biology is the study of theoretical or non-traditional life forms such as acellular life, non-carbon-based life, extraterrestrial life, cyborg life, or artificial life.It also considers th...
Bending the light with a tiny chip: Silicon chip acts as a lens-free projector, may one day fit in cell phones -- ScienceDaily
Traditional projectors -- like those used to project a film or classroom lecture notes -- pass a beam of light through a tiny image, using lenses to map each point of the small picture to correspondin...
This Guy Wants to Help You Download Your Brain
Having your brain stuck in a big bag of meat and bone is pretty gross, huh? Some futurists claim that in a few decades we'll be able to (finally) upload our neural activity into a computer, and I talk...
Q source
The Q source (also Q document, Q Gospel, Q Sayings Gospel, or Q from German: Quelle, meaning "source") is a hypothetical written collection of Jesus's sayings (logia). Q is the "common" material f...
Q source - Wikipedia
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...
Wormhole - Wikipedia
Biorobotics
Biorobotics is a term that loosely covers the fields of cybernetics, bionics and even genetic engineering as a collective study.Biorobotics is often used to refer to a real subfield of robotics: study...