Physics and Astronomy News Archive: October 2014

Image: Existence of Interacting Parallel Worlds Proposed
Existence of Interacting Parallel Worlds Proposed
Source: EurekAlert   Posted: 10/31/14
Many Interacting Worlds theory challenges foundations of quantum science

Image: Universe May Face a darker future
Universe May Face a darker future
Source: UoP UK   Posted: 10/31/14
New research offers a novel insight into the nature of dark matter and dark energy and what the future of our Universe might be.

Image: Planet-forming Lifeline Discovered in a Binary Star System
Planet-forming Lifeline Discovered in a Binary Star System
Source: NRAO   Posted: 10/29/14
Scientists have detected a streamer of dust and gas flowing from a massive outer disk toward the inner reaches of a binary star system.

Image: Supersonic Laser-Propelled Rockets
Supersonic Laser-Propelled Rockets
Source: OSA   Posted: 10/29/14
New hybrid approach may help power rockets, launch satellites, enable future aircraft to exceed Mach 10.

Image: Physicists Closer to Understanding Balance of Matter, Antimatter
Physicists Closer to Understanding Balance of Matter, Antimatter
Source: Syracuse   Posted: 10/27/14
Physicists at Syracuse University have made important discoveries regarding Bs meson particles—something that may explain why the universe contains more matter than antimatter.

Image: POLARBEAR Detects Curls in the Universe’s Oldest Light
POLARBEAR Detects Curls in the Universe’s Oldest Light
Source: UCSD   Posted: 10/27/14
Cosmologists have made the most sensitive and precise measurements yet of the polarization of the cosmic microwave background.