Physics News Stories

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

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...

02 August 2009

Unwinding sticky-tape produces terahertz waves that might play a useful role in airport security...

19 July 2009

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

08 March 2009

Predicting earthquakes and avalanches is notoriously difficult. Now a group from Imperial College have worked out why...