What’s the coldest place you can think of? Temperatures on a winter day in Antarctica dip as low as −120ºF (−85ºC). On the dark side of the Moon, they hit −280ºF (−173ºC). But inside NASA’s Cold Atom Laboratory on the…
Quantum gas is described as an atomic gas that has a sub-absolute zero temperature in the Kelvin scale. It is known to mimic dark energy and aids in the development of negative Kelvin materials while also helping scientists unravel the…
Tiny particles known as neutrinos are an excellent tool to study the inner workings of atomic nuclei. Unlike electrons or protons, neutrinos have no electric charge, and they interact with an atom’s core only via the weak nuclear force.
Don’t forget to switch off your wi-fi router and smartphone before you go to bed.
Researchers from the newly opened Francis Crick Institute in London, have applied to the Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority (HFEA) to genetically modify human embryos. If successful it would be the first time a national regulatory body has granted approval.
The man who has volunteered to be the world’s first head transplant has met with Dr. Sergio Canavero, the neurosurgeon who wants to carry out the dangerous operation.
China is in the news once again, this time because scientists based at China’s Sun Yat-sen University have altered the genes of human embryos.
I sometimes wonder what goes on in the minds of some scientists and government officials, as some of their experiments are utterly frightening.
It’s as if popping a piece of popcorn is bringing a world into being. It’s like the big bang, over and over again. Each kernel is like the seed of a new world.
Plain-faced journalist Esther Honig lent her image to 40 Photoshop editors in 22 countries. The mission? Make her beautiful.