Tag Archives: Physics

30Sep/17

China holds world’s first secure quantum video conference

China Central Television (CCTV)- Chinese scientists held the world’s first quantum intercontinental communication video conference with their counterparts in the Austrian capital of Vienna on Friday, thanks to the successful connection between China’s quantum communication line and satellite.
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09Sep/17

Black hole in a ‘bathtub’ makes waves for UK scientists

British-based scientists have recreated the conditions around black holes using a water bath, shedding new light on the extraction of energy from the astronomical phenomenon. Matthew Stock reports. Continue reading

21Jan/17

China to build world’s brightest synchrotron radiation light source in Beijing

Beijing, China – Jan 20, 2017, China Central Television (CCTV)- China is to build the world’s brightest synchrotron radiation light source in Beijing during the 13th Five Year Plan period (2016-2020), according to a science seminar held in Beijing on Wednesday.
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12Feb/16
Einstein's gravitational waves

Einstein’s gravitational waves detected in scientific milestone

Scientists say they can now “hear the universe” at a news conference in which they confirmed they have detected gravitational waves, a landmark discovery.

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10Feb/16
The BICEP2 telescope in Antarctica

Ripple effect: scientists await word on gravitational waves

A century after Albert Einstein proposed their existence, there are ripples of excitement in the scientific community about possible confirmation of existence of gravitational waves, a discovery that could open a new window on the universe.

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08Jan/16

Chinese professors make breakthrough in quantum information

(China Central Television (CCTV) – A quantum information research team led by Professor Pan Jianwei won the first prize in 2015 China’s State Natural Sciences for being the first in the world to make achievement in quantum information.
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06Jul/15

NASA: Black holes make perfect lab for dark matter

NASA scientists believe the gravitational pull of black holes in the galaxy is causing dark matter to smash together at such high intensity that it is emitting gamma-ray light.

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26Apr/15

Hubble telescope turns 25

Happy Birthday Hubble! NASA celebrates twenty five years of the Hubble Space telescope.
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13Apr/15

Smart fabric generates electricity

SUWON, SOUTH KOREA (REUTERS/SUNGYUNGKWAN UNIVERSITY)- Wearable technology is said to be the future.

But how to keep devices charged could be a problem.

Now South Korean researchers say they have a solution – a ‘smart’ fabric that generates electricity.
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05Apr/15

CERN restarts Large Hadron Collider, seeks dark universe

Scientists at Europe’s physics research centre CERN restart their “Big Bang” Large Hadron Collider after a two-year hiatus.

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