Physics and Astronomy News Archive: May 2020
Strange spots scattered across the Moon’s nearside where bedrock is conspicuously exposed are evidence of seismic activity set in motion 4.3 billion years ago that could be ongoing today, the researchers say.
Research reveals possibly active tectonic system on the Moon
Source: Brown Posted: 5/14/20
Army researchers predict quantum computer circuits that will no longer need extremely cold temperatures to function could become a reality after about a decade.
Researchers see path to quantum computing at room temperature
Source: Army Posted: 5/10/20
Mars had a global magnetic field much earlier—and much later—in the planet’s history than scientists have previously known.
Researchers establish new timeline for ancient magnetic field on Mars
Source: UBC Posted: 5/7/20
Findings may change fundamental thinking about star system formation, dynamics.
Milky Way could be catapulting stars into its outer halo
Source: UCI Posted: 5/4/20