Researchers at the Planetary Sciences Group of the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country reveal some of the secrets of Saturn’s mysterious hexagonal wave, including its rotation period, which could be that of the planet itself
News Release April 8, 2014 University of the Basque Country
Forget popular video game Plants Vs. Zombies, some plants are zombies and scientists have uncovered how bacterial parasites turn them into the living dead.
News Release APRIL 8, 2014 John Innes Centre
One of the greatest mysteries facing humans is how life originated on Earth. Scientists have determined approximately when life began (roughly 3.8 billion years ago), but there is still intense debate about exactly how life began. One possibility has grown in popularity in the last two decades – that simple metabolic reactions emerged near ancient seafloor hot springs, enabling the leap from a…
Louie Schwartzberg: Hidden miracles of the natural world
We live in a world of unseeable beauty, so subtle and delicate that it is imperceptible to the human eye. To bring this invisible world to light, filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg bends the boundaries of time and space with high-speed cameras, time lapses and microscopes. At TED2014, he shares highlights from his latest project, a 3D film…
Tracking the Transition of Early-Universe Quark Soup to Matter-as-we-know-it New evidence from the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider reveals different kinds of phase changes at different collision energies
News Release By Karen McNulty Walsh April 4, 2014 Brookhaven National LaboratoryΑπο την κοσμική σούπα του πρώιμου σύμπαντος στην ύλη του σήμερα
Στα ίχνη που άφησε η ύλη καθώς…
Recent research results show that an atmospheric hole over the tropical West Pacific is reinforcing ozone depletion in the polar regions and could have a significant influence on the climate of the Earth.
News Release April 3, 2014 Alfred Wegener InstituteΈνας γιγάντιος ανελκυστήρας προς την στρατόσφαιρα
Πρόσφατα αποτελέσματα έρευνας δείχνουν ότι η ατμοσφαιρική τρύπα πάνω από τον…
Physics researchers provide new insights into quantum dynamics and quantum chaos
A team of researchers led by University of Notre Dame physicist Boldizsar Janko has announced analytical prediction and numerical verification of novel quantum rotor states in nanostructured superconductors.
Research News April 1, 2014 By William G. Gilroy University of Notre Dame
Iain McGilchrist, psychiatrist and author, considers the contemporary status of the soul.
Video lecture March 31, 2014
This event was live streamed on Monday 31 March at 6pm
‘Cosmic barometer’ could reveal violent events in universe’s past
Scientists have developed a way of reading the universe’s ‘cosmic barometer’ to learn more about ancient violent events in space.
News release March 31, 2014 by Colin Smith Imperial College London
” Κοσμικό βαρόμετρο ” θα μπορούσε να αποκαλύψει βίαια γεγονότα στο παρελθόν του σύμπαντος
Οι επιστήμονες έχουν αναπτύξει…
First sightings of solar flare phenomena confirm 3D models of space weather Video of magnetic field lines “slipping reconnection” bring scientists a step closer to predicting when and where large flares will occur.
Human civilisation is nowadays maintained by technology and that technology is vulnerable to space weather
Dr Jaroslav Dudik
News Release March 27, 2014 University of Cambridge