"Physics" tag

The fate of our Universe

Doomsday is still a long way away, but this is what might happen.

Telescope buried in Antarctic ice

Scientists are using a giant block of ice to detect neutrinos.

Photographing the world’s smallest shadow

How few atoms do we need to cast a shadow?

The science behind Spiderman

The blockbuster The Amazing Spiderman has plenty of physics and quantitative biology references. To get things right, the filmmakers consulted with James Kakalios, a physics lecturer at the University of Minnesota who wrote the book…

Why is everyone talking about the Higgs boson?

Tonight scientists at the CERN research centre will release a press statement explaining whether or not they have found the Higgs boson. Although most of us are not too familiar with this hypothetical…

Bend it like Beckham…scientifically

The perfect soccer ball kicking formula has been calculated.

Higgs boson: the quest continues

After years and years, the quest seems to be over”¦ or at least that is what we expect to hear next week, when CERN’s scientists unveil their results at the at the 36th International…

The power of string energy

Dr Henryk Frystaki talks about the universe, string theory and the GUT.  

No more hiding

Scientists at MIT Media Lab have develop a new imaging system that gathers information from opaque objects. This has helped in the development of a new camera that can peer around corners.

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