Physics News Articles

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

03 October 2010

The best way of making solar electricity cheaper is to get more electricity per square metre of panel. Now researchers...

12 September 2010

A new high voltage way to clean your solar cells with less water and elbow grease involved.

12 September 2010

A paper published this week in the Astrophysical Journal presents the first direct observations of small asteroids in...

12 September 2010

Green fuels, like bioethanol, produced by yeast fermentation of plant sugars can be used to cut greenhouse gas...

12 September 2010

Some evidence has been found of the fine structure constant... varying.

25 July 2010

A new more efficient way of converting carbon-dioxide back to carbon has been invented that uses solar energy very...

25 July 2010

New solid batteries could store more energy for longer without catching fire.

11 July 2010

New research published in the journal Nature suggests that the proton might be as much as 4% smaller than we previously...

11 July 2010

Scientists might have to re-write the quantum rule book thanks to a new series of experiments which have shown that the...

20 June 2010

A new type of blast-proof curtain that gets thicker, not thinner, when stretched is being developed to provide better...

10 May 2010

Something which has always tantalised many people ranging from surveillance agencies to the more dubious parts of...

15 November 2009

A European team of scientists may have discovered a shortcut to finding distant planets orbiting far-off stars - you...

19 July 2009

Scientists have proved that jockeys are justified in adopting their uncomfortable race riding postures...