Because matter and antimatter annihilate when they meet, the antihydrogen atoms have a very short life expectancy. This can be extended, however, by using strong and complex magnetic fields to trap them and thus prevent them from coming into contact with matter.
As life continues to emulate Star Trek, we are one step closer to solving all future problems by ejecting the warp core.
According to a mind-bending new theory, a black hole is actually a tunnel between universesâ€”a type of wormhole. The matter the black hole attracts doesn’t collapse into a single point, as has been predicted, but rather gushes out a “white hole” at the other end of the black one, the theory goes.
Trailblazing is an interactive science exhibit from the Royal Society. It showcases sixty articles from the last 350 years, allowing you to place them in their historical context and read the papers in entirety. My productivity will be going out the window this afternoon, enjoy.
The girls who practiced showed greater brain efficiency, consistent with earlier studies. Compared to controls, the girls that practiced also had a thicker cortex, but not in the same brain areas where efficiency occurred.
I think it’s time to dust-off my old Game Boy and increase the girth of my cortex.