Gravity
Researchers find quantum gravity has no symmetry  SCIENCE DAILY · 15 hours
Using holography, researchers have found when gravity is combined with quantum mechanics, symmetry is not possible. more
The secret of platinum deposits revealed by field observations in South Africa  SCIENCE DAILY · 15 hours
There are two competing ideas of how platinum deposits formed: the first involves gravity-induced settling of crystals on the chamber floor, while the second... more
Does the gas in galaxy clusters flow like honey?  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
We have seen intricate patterns that milk makes in coffee and much smoother ones that honey makes when stirred with a spoon. Which of these cases best describes the behavior... more
A New Candidate for Dark Matter and a Way to Detect It  ASTRO WATCH · 5 days
Two theoretical physicists at the University of California, Davis, have a new candidate for dark matter, and a possible way to detect it. They... more
Muscle loss in space travelers could be reduced finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston explain that space travellers often face muscle loss that is caused due to reduced gravity during their flight... more
Researchers learned how to better combat muscle loss during space flights  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A new study has further documented how muscles are affected by reduced gravity conditions during space flight missions and uncovered how exercise and hormone treatments can... more
Determining the Earth's gravity field more accurately than ever before  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
The Earth's gravity fluctuates from place to place. Geodesists use this phenomenon to observe geodynamic and climatological processes. Using satellite-supported recordings, they document the strong fluctuations and the... more
Here's How Colossal Galaxy Clusters Reveal Dark Matter Secrets  SPACE.COM · 1 week
Clusters of galaxies hold the prestigious title of "largest gravitationally bound structures in the universe," which is no small feat. more
Gravitational data from Dawn suggests dome on Ceres is made of volcanic mud  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
An international team of researchers has found evidence that suggests the large dome found on the surface of the dwarf planet Ceres... more
Technique Pulls Interstellar Magnetic Fields Within Easy Reach  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
A new, more accessible and much cheaper approach to surveying the topology and strength of interstellar magnetic fields — which... more
In romantic relationships, people do indeed have a 'type'  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers show that people do indeed have a 'type' when it comes to dating, and that despite best intentions to date outside that type -- for example, after a bad... more
Antarctic glacier named after GFZ satellite mission 'GRACE'  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A glacier in the West Antarctic has been named after the German-American satellite mission GRACE. GRACE stands for "Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment." Between 2002 and 2017, the scientific mission measured the... more
Rockets for education  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Why rockets are so captivating is not exactly rocket science. Watching a chunk of metal defy the forces of gravity satisfies many a human's wish to soar through the air and into space. more
Astronomers Directly Image Two Protoplanets around PDS 70  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Astronomers using the Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer (MUSE) spectrograph on ESO’s Very Large Telescope have directly imaged two still-forming gas... more
A pair of fledgling planets directly seen growing around a young star  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Astronomers have directly imaged two exoplanets that are gravitationally carving out a wide gap within a planet-forming disk surrounding a young star. While over... more
Jumping drops get boost from gravity  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A decade ago a new idea was brought into the general scientific community -- shedding water from condensers was more efficient by using surface tension to make microscopic water droplets 'jump' off the surface. The idea... more
Jumping drops get boost from gravity  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A decade ago a new idea was brought into the general scientific community—shedding water from condensers was more efficient by using surface tension to make microscopic water droplets "jump" off the surface. The idea took the... more
Researchers demonstrate constraints on symmetries from holography  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A pair of researchers, one at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and another at California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and the University of Tokyo, have recently investigated a set of old conjectures about... more
Video: 100 years of gravity  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
One hundred years ago this month, observations performed during a total solar eclipse proved for the first time the gravitational bending of light predicted by Albert Einstein's new theory of gravity, general relativity. In this video, Günther Hasinger,... more
Einstein's triumph  ESA · 4 weeks
Celebrating a century of gravity experiments since the first test that proved Einstein’s theory during a solar eclipse on 29 May 1919 more
GRACE data contributes to understanding of climate change  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
The team that led a twin satellite system launched in 2002 to take detailed measurements of the Earth, called the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE), reports on the contributions that their... more
GRACE data contributes to understanding of climate change  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The University of Texas at Austin team that led a twin satellite system launched in 2002 to take detailed measurements of the Earth, called the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE), reports... more
Clocks, gravity, and the limits of relativity  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The International Space Station will host the most precise clocks ever to leave Earth. Accurate to a second in 300 million years the clocks will push the measurement of time to test the limits... more
Image: ESA's Large Diameter Centrifuge at full speed  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
ESA's Large Diameter Centrifuge at the Agency's technical heart in the Netherlands is seen running here at full speed. The 8-m diameter four-arm centrifuge gives researchers access to a range of hypergravity... more
Gravity to the max  ESA · 4 weeks
Technology image of the week: ESA’s Large Diameter Centrifuge gives European researchers access to high gravity environments for testing more
Novespace microgravity experiment to make Zero-G Spider-Man  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Gravity: We can live with it, and it turns out we can live without it, for a little while anyway. more
Zero-G Spiderman  ESA · 4 weeks
Human and robotic exploration image of the week: A parabolic flight experiment tests perception in altered gravity states more
Stephen HawkingAlbert EinsteinSpacetimeCERNNASAExoplanetsBlack HolesGalaxiesGravitational WavesString Theory
Fresh