Physics News Articles

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

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...

27 June 2016

Solar powered aeroplane Solar Impulse 2 has broken a world record without burning a drop of a jet fuel...

24 June 2016

An electric field applied to liquid chocolate during processing makes it possible to cut the fat content.

10 June 2016

A new coating, illuminated by a low-cost infrared laser, can produce powerful beams of warm white light.

10 June 2016

Researchers have demonstrated a unique carbon capture and storage process that can convert carbon dioxide into...

27 May 2016

A new generation of "optical" clock promises to make time-keeping even more accurate.

06 May 2016

Nanobots (really small robots) sound like science fiction, but Cambridge researchers have brought them one step closer...

03 March 2016

The first step towards a space-based gravitational wave telescope has been tested successfully by the European Space...

15 January 2016

One of the biggest astronomical explosions ever seen has been spotted in a galaxy far, far away.

11 January 2016

The seventh row of the periodic table has been completed with the addition of four new super-heavy metals

23 November 2015

Magnetism-detecting molecule that might enable animals to navigate using magnetic fields has been discovered by Chinese...

30 October 2015

A system that uses sound waves to manipulate objects in mid air, and even inside the body, has been developed by...

08 October 2015

A new material has been created that can delay the development of ice, even at temperatures down to 6°C below freezing.

01 October 2015

A new magnetic material, called Galfenol, could alert car passengers to an impact up to a thousand times faster.

24 September 2015

A material capable of invisibly cloaking three-dimensional objects has been unveiled by scientists in the US.

17 September 2015

A record efficiency has been achieved for the production of hydrogen from sunlight using an artificial leaf.

10 September 2015

Impatient physicists in Durham are floating a huge balloon- mounted telescope out of the Earth's atmosphere in...