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Gravity: We might have been getting it wrong this whole time  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Symmetry has been one of the guiding principles in physicists' search for fundamental laws of nature. What does it mean that laws of nature have symmetry?... more
Findings highlight multisensory interactions in the human brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Gravity is the unseen force that dominates our entire lives. It's what makes walking uphill so difficult and what makes parts of our body eventually point downhill. It is unyielding, everywhere, and... more
Astronomers Map Surroundings of Supermassive Black Hole  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
As material spirals towards a black hole, it is heated up and emits X-rays that, in turn, echo and reverberate as they... more
Solar Orbiter Earth flyby  ESA · 2 days
Image: Artist's impression of Solar Orbiter making a flyby at Earth.Solar Orbiter will make one gravity assist flyby of Earth and numerous flybys of Venus over the course... more
Spider-Man-style robotic graspers defy gravity  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Traditional methods of vacuum suction and previous vacuum suction devices cannot maintain suction on rough surfaces due to vacuum leakage, which leads to suction failure. Researchers have developed a zero-pressure difference method to enhance the development of vacuum... more
Spider-Man-style robotic graspers defy gravity  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Specially designed vacuum suction units allow humans to climb walls. Scientists have developed a suction unit that can be used on rough surfaces, no matter how textured, and that has applications in the development of climbing robots and... more
Spider-Man-style robotic graspers defy gravity  nanowerk · 1 week
Scientists have developed a suction unit that can be used on rough surfaces, no matter how textured, and that has applications in the development of climbing robots and robotic arms with grasping capabilities. more
Astrophysicists are Taking Dark Matter’s Temperature  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Astrophysicists have very little idea of what dark matter is and they have yet to detect a dark matter particle. But they do know... more
Scientists Sent Mighty Mice To Space To Improve Treatments Back On Earth  NPR · 1 week
Forty mice spent more than a month in orbit to test two approaches to strengthening muscle and bone in microgravity conditions. The results could... more
Taking the temperature of dark matter  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Warm, cold, just right? Physicists are using gravitational lensing to take the temperature of dark matter, the mysterious substance that makes up about a quarter of our universe. more
High-gravity water waves  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
What might look like jelly being stirred is actually water subjected to 20 times normal Earth gravity within ESA's Large Diameter Centrifuge—as part of an experiment giving new insight into the behavior of wave turbulence. more
High-gravity water waves  ESA · 1 week
Image: What might look like jelly being stirred is actually water subjected to 20 times normal Earth gravity within ESA’s Large Diameter Centrifuge – as part of an experiment giving... more
X-rays and gravitational waves will combine to illuminate massive black hole collisions  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A new study has found that collisions of supermassive black holes may be simultaneously observable in both gravitational waves and X-rays at the beginning... more
X-rays and gravitational waves combine to illuminate massive black hole collision  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A new study by a group of researchers at the University of Birmingham has found that collisions of supermassive black holes may be simultaneously observable in... more
X-rays and gravitational waves will combine to illuminate massive black hole collision  nanowerk · 1 week
A new study has found that collisions of supermassive black holes may be simultaneously observable in both gravitational waves and X-rays at the beginning... more
Study shows how insects adjust their physiological responses to gravity  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
If you jump out of bed too quickly, you might feel a bit light-headed. That's because when you're lying down, gravity causes your blood to pool in the... more
Mysteries of grasshopper response to gravity unlocked  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
How do insects control the effects of gravity when they climb a tree or hang upside-down waiting for prey? They don't have closed circulatory systems that restrict fluid flow to certain parts of the... more
How do X-ray images helped reveal insects' physiological responses to gravity?  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Imagine you are flipped upside down and standing on your head. After a few seconds, you would feel pressure in your head due to an increased... more
Hubble Uses Quadruple-Image Gravitational Lenses to Capture Small-Scale Clumps of Dark Matter  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
According to the widely-accepted ‘cold dark matter’ theory, all galaxies are embedded within clouds of dark matter. Dark matter itself consists of slow-moving particles... more
Satellite constellations harvest energy for near-total global coverage  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Think of it as a celestial parlor game: What is the minimum number of satellites needed to see every point on Earth? And how might those satellites stay in orbit and maintain... more
Water could disappear from Mars faster than expected  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Mars is losing water more quickly than theory and observations would suggest. The gradual disappearance of water (H2O) occurs in the upper atmosphere of Mars as sunlight and chemistry disassociate water molecules... more
Hubble detects smallest known dark matter clumps  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
When searching for dark matter, astronomers must go on a sort of "ghost hunt." That's because dark matter is an invisible substance that cannot be seen directly. Yet it makes up the bulk of... more
A new tool for 'weighing' unseen planets  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A new instrument funded by NASA and the National Science Foundation called NEID (pronounced "NOO-id"; sounds like "fluid") will help scientists measure the masses of planets outside our solar system—exoplanets—by observing the gravitational pull... more
Researchers take exploration of key 'building block' particles into space  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
As part of SpaceX's CRS-19 resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) launched Dec. 5, researchers from NASA, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and New York... more
Researchers take exploration of key 'building block' particles into space  nanowerk · 2 weeks
As part of SpaceX's CRS-19 resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS), researchers are set to begin a new scientific investigation to explore how a group of... more
LIGO-Virgo gravitational wave network catches another neutron star collision  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
On April 25, 2019, the LIGO Livingston Observatory picked up what appeared to be gravitational ripples from a collision of two neutron stars. LIGO Livingston is part of a gravitational-wave... more
Gravitational-Wave Discovery Reveals Spectacular Crash of Neutron Stars, the 2nd Known  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
For the second time ever, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) has spotted two ultradense stellar remnants known as neutron stars violently crashing together. more
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