Debate And Innovation Define Nuclear Energy's Present And Future

Posted in Business, Hardware, Science on 3rd Apr, 2024
by Alex Muller

If the goal is to decarbonize quickly and with as little social pain as possible, "Nuclear is essential," says Kai Vetter, a nuclear physicist at the University of California, Berkeley.

Our Universe Is Suspiciously Unlikely To Exist-Unless It Is One Of Many

Posted in Science on 11th Apr, 2023
by Alex Muller

How do we know just how atypical our universe is? To answer that we need to work out the probabilities of each combination of constants.

How Will The Universe End? Scientists Seek An Answer In The Biggest Galaxy Map Yet

Posted in Science on 29th Jan, 2022
by Alex Muller

By mapping the large structure of the universe over time, scientists hope to chart how the rate of expansion-and perhaps the dark energy driving it, has changed and how it might in the future.

Magnetic Fields Can Act As Early Warning Signs For Tsunamis

Posted in Science on 26th Dec, 2021
by Alex Muller

How much earlier the magnetic field arrived depended on how deep the water was, but at a depth of 4,800 meters, the scientists found it arrived around a minute ahead of the changes in sea level.

MIT-Designed "Flying Saucer" May One Day Hover Its Way Across The Moon

Posted in Hardware, Science on 24th Dec, 2021
by Alex Muller

"With a levitating rover, you don't have to worry about wheels or moving parts"