Scientists have discovered a possible hidden chamber inside the Great Pyramid by using muography, a technique based on particle physics. Also, a new record atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide.
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Based on recent measurements of the magnetic moment of the antiproton, physicists conclude that our universe should not exist with more experiments underway; plus Einstein's theory on happiness.
Under tight budget, scientists from Brazil have discovered a Cooper pair analog for photons, paving the way for new physics; the first-ever neutron star collision was recorded; Earth's asteroid buddy.
Scientists at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, have demonstrated the entanglement of 16 million atoms, a world's first; two independent teams have found evidence of missing baryonic matter.
Every year, the Nobel Prize is awarded for outstanding contributions for humanity in physiology or medicine, physics, chemistry, literature, and peace, alongside with the Nobel Prize in Economics.
The first detection of gravitational waves by both LIGO and Virgo detectors was announced this week; a new type of supercomputer using polaritons was successfully tested; and more.
Molecular robots that can be used to build other molecules were synthesized for the first time; the first electrically activated artificial tissue with intrinsic expansion ability, and more.
Cassini's 20 year old mission came to an end last Friday after the spacecraft finished its 22 final orbits between Saturn and its rings; This year's recipients of the Ig Nobel Prize; and more.
Scientists have determined where in the sky an alien should be to spot Earth using human-like technology; a new quantum computing architecture for silicon quantum processors developed; and more.
The fastest X-ray generator in the planet was fired for the first time, while machine learning was used to predict earthquakes and AI leveraged to analyze gravitational lenses 10 million times faster.
In our weekly science round-up, we look at gravitational and quantum anomalies detected in Weyl semimetals, flyover movies of Pluto and its moon, and a robot that can find tiny water leaks in pipes.
Astronomers have observed for the first time two supermassive black holes orbiting each other, a result 12 years in the making; new study reveals the damage caused by an increase of just 0.5°C.
New evidences put Jupiter as the oldest planet in the solar system; new world record for long-distance quantum entangled communication; and a neuron-like quantum dot transistor with intrinsic memory.
The discovery of new Homo sapiens fossils has shown humans have been around for 100 thousand years more than previously thought; the 2017 NASA Astronaut Class; AI average scores; and 5nm transistors.
Paleontologists have reanalyzed the collagen from fossils and determined that Jurassic Park may never exist; Great Barrier Reef bleaching is worse than ever; and NASA's first neutron star mission.
Juno's mission to Jupiter has delivered its first scientific results with some stunning images; autonomous vehicles could be tested with 99.9 percent less time and costs; and AlphaGo's crowning.
A team of scientists has developed the thinnest hologram ever made that can be seen without 3D goggles and NASA has discovered an accidental human-made protective shield around Earth.
This week an incredibly well-preserved nodosaur fossil was unveiled, a new accelerator was launched at CERN, SpaceX tested a Falcon Heavy rocket, and Microsoft Research revealed Project Emma.
SpaceX has launched its first rocket carrying a classified military payload for the US, an astronomer suggests we should search for extinct alien life in our solar system, and the LHC has restarted.
Scientists revealed the first artificial photosynthesis triggered by blue light without rare materials and a new way to make bricks from Martian soil. Also, Cassini's Grand Finale has begun.
Scientists from all around the world have come together to march for nonpartisan, robustly funded, and publicly communicated science while China has launched its first unmanned cargo spacecraft.
Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, was granted the Computer Science's version of the Nobel Prize. Also, researchers have developed graphene-based water desalination technology.
This week SpaceX has successfully launched its first recycled rocket into space, a 'unique' variety of potato for agriculture on Mars has been found, and the latest on human brain implants.
Scientists continue research on how to produce hydrogen fuel from water, a "carbon law" to achieve zero emissions is proposed, and NASA wants to use lasers to connect Mars to Earth's internet.
Scientists are concerned about possible huge coral reef bleaching this year, the first fluorescent frog was found, best-ever 3D computer chip image was captured, and five new particles were detected.
The International Potato Center is seeking to confirm if potatoes can grow on Mars, scientists develop the first synthetic cell receptor, anesthesia on a cellular level is under review, and more.
Scientists are getting prepared to improve our knowledge about the seven Earth-sized planets detected last week, the supersolid state of matter was first achieved - twice, and DNA as a hard driver.
The science community mourns Mildred Dresselhaus, scientists unveil the first magnetic resonance microscope, new details in graphite to diamond pathways, seven Earth-sized planets detected, and more.
Scientists have released huge amounts of data to the public this week to obtain help in the difficult task of analysis. Meanwhile, the search for dark matter is at full speed around the globe.
This week more doubt was cast over recent metallic hydrogen results, while some scientists have claimed we may live inside a hologram, and others have presented some breakthroughs in neuroscience.
Scientists this week saw the first ever metallic hydrogen, electricity flow without heat conduction, advancements in carbon-free energy, and progress towards the creation of 3D printed human skin.