Google Earth reveals an 8 km line of artificial grid-like structures in the Chinese desert. Now one researcher says she know why it's there
The surprise discovery of new way to accelerate the evaporation of oil could help clean up spills and desalinate water.
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A firm slap of the hand will break a glass bottle filled with water. A new fluid dynamics video shows exactly why
Fluid dynamicists have developed a trick to make droplets sit on water indefinitely.See it in action in this video
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Muons were once used to "X-ray" an Egyptian pyramid. Now physicists hope to use a similar method to peer inside old nuclear waste repositories.
One leap for a daredevil, a couple technological steps for mankind.
Combine topology with symmetry and add a sprinkling of quantum mechanics. The result? A powerful new theory of everything