Physics

new research shows that their search might have been missing an entire class of black holes that they didn’t know existed. (Image:  ESO/L. Calçada via   Wikimedia Commons/ CC BY 4.0)

Black Holes Act Like Giant Particle Accelerators

Physicists have known that supermassive black holes at the center of galaxies, also known as active galactic nuclei (AGNs), produce the ultrahigh-energy cosmic rays (UHECRs) detected on Earth. However, the mechanism behind this was unknown. A team of scientists from the SLAC…

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Why Dark Matter Hasn’t Killed Anyone… Yet

Dark matter has been a mystery to scientists for a long time. A team of physicists from the Vanderbilt University and Case Western Reserve University asked themselves a rather interesting…

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Black Holes Act Like Giant Particle Accelerators

Physicists have known that supermassive black holes at the center of galaxies, also known as active galactic nuclei (AGNs), produce the ultrahigh-energy cosmic rays (UHECRs) detected on Earth. However, the mechanism behind…

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The EM Drive, What Can It Really Do?

Here we go again, with the media going too far with the whole EM Drive (Electro Magnetic Drive). It has the potential to be an exciting prospect, but it cannot…