Physics and Astronomy News Archive: October 2018
A new study suggests that many theorized heavy particles, if they exist at all, do not have the properties needed to explain the predominance of matter over antimatter in the universe.
New study sets a size limit for undiscovered subatomic particles
Source: Yale Posted: 10/20/18
Scientists from EPFL and ETH Zurich have developed an ultra-light glove – weighing less than 8 grams per finger– that enables users to feel and manipulate virtual objects.
Ultra-light gloves let users “touch” virtual objects
Source: EPFL Posted: 10/20/18
Astronomers from Lund University in Sweden have now found the explanation to a recent mystery at the centre of the Milky Way galaxy: the high levels of scandium discovered last spring near the galaxy’s giant black hole were in fact an optical illusion.
Researchers solve mystery at the centre of the Milky Way
Source: Lund Posted: 10/20/18