The Sun's passage through interstellar clouds can explain a number of anomalies in the geomagnetic record, say astrophysicists
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week
The best of the bunch (so far) for the 2010 American Physical Society's Gallery of Fluid Motion
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The amazing properties of graphene now include the ability to create mass, according to a new prediction.
Specialized hardware and software could provide new insights into the social Web.
How fast should a wet dog rotate its body to dry its fur?
Steve Ballmer wants everyone who ships devices running Android to pay Microsoft a licensing fee. Soon that could include companies with close ties to the Chinese government.
Is to possible to surf the shock wave generated by an object traveling at supersonic speed? You bet.
A new telescope will use the world's largest digital camera to capture 20 terabytes of image data every day.