Physics News Articles

News articles about cosmology, astrophysics, electricity, energy, forces, gravity, light and maths...

16 November 2018

A galaxy in the early universe feeds off its smaller neighbours...

18 October 2018

Four gas giants form from the dust of a junior star...

28 September 2018

Will we ever know how prime numbers are distributed along the number line?

15 June 2018

A low-cost large-scale industrial process that captures atmospheric carbon dioxide and converts it to low-carbon fuels...

25 May 2018

A sustainable world powered entirely by renewable energy sources is viable, according to a new study from scientists in...

17 May 2018

Using data gathered by the Gravity Recovery and Climate Satellite (GRACE) from 2002 to 2016, a team at NASA Goddard...

09 February 2018

Or do we have to choose?

21 November 2017

New results shed light on excess positrons.

21 September 2017

A large electric eel can deliver a shock ten times more powerful than a TASER, a new study has shown.

08 September 2017

Scientists rewrite the rules of Jupiter’s auroras to explain the latest data from NASA's Juno Mission.

03 August 2017

The use of artificial light at night, such as street lights, can harm pollination according to researchers at the...

08 June 2017

Einstein's theory of General Relativity, conceived a century ago, has enabled astronomers to weigh a nearby star,...

11 May 2017

Regularly hailed as the best instruments in the business, 17th and 18th Century Stradivarius violins fetch millions on...

15 March 2017

Before the introduction of the electric chair, there were numerous accidental deaths from electric shock, but it wasn’t...

27 February 2017

Renewable energy systems must rely on better, more powerful energy storage systems if the industry wants to become...

20 February 2017

Have you ever thought about the possibility of several parallel worlds? What if there is a doppelganger of yourself...

07 November 2016

A new theory on the Moon's formation has been proposed by scientists and it involves a big crash and a very fast...

07 October 2016

How cells recycle their waste, the mechanics of superconductivity and the crafting of nano-scale motors were...

27 September 2016

Sonic holograms that shape sound waves into complex patterns to manipulate tiny objects, have been developed by...

16 September 2016

A new concept in energy storage based on water and capable of soaking up power from solar cells has been developed by...

02 September 2016

The dwarf planet Ceres spills its secrets with a series of six studies published today in the journal Science.

12 August 2016

Living 500 years or more, a species of shark has swum away with the medal for world's longest-lived vertebrate...

20 July 2016

A technique for storing data using individual atoms has been announced by scientists in the Netherlands...