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Red Wine's Resveratrol Could Help Mars Explorers Stay Strong, Says Harvard Study  ASTRO WATCH · 20 hours
Mars is about 9 months from Earth with today's tech, NASA reckons. As the new space race hurtles forward, Harvard researchers are asking: how... more
Resveratrol found in grapes could help astronauts on Mars  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
For the first humans on landing on Mars, a natural ingredient resveratrol could help prevent muscle atrophy due to zero gravity says a report in the Frontiers in Physiology. more
Red wine's resveratrol could help Mars explorers stay strong  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Mars is about 9 months from Earth with today's tech, NASA reckons. As the new space race hurtles forward, researchers are asking: how do we make sure the winners can... more
Apollo 11 Flight Log, July 18, 1969: Entering the Moon's Gravity  SPACE.COM · 2 days
On the second day of their historic mission to land on the moon for the first time, the Apollo 11 crew of Neil Armstrong (commander), Mike... more
Highly anticipated nuclear experiment underway  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Neutron stars were recently in the news because the gravitational wave observatory, LIGO, detected a neutron star merger. Neutron stars are very interesting objects. A teaspoon of neutron star matter is so dense it would weigh about 10... more
Gravity observations confirm that Louisiana is sinking  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Louisiana is officially sinking. It has been 29 years since the National Geodetic Survey, or NGS, measured the state's subsidence. After completing four absolute gravity observations this past year, with the help of LSU's... more
Miniature gravitational-wave detector to be built at Northwestern  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A team of physicists and astronomers from Northwestern University is poised to lead gravitational-wave astronomy into its next evolution. The W. M. Keck Foundation has awarded $1 million, which will be used... more
Improving heat recycling with the thermodiffusion effect  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Absorption heat transformers can effectively reuse the waste heat generated in various industries. In these devices, specialised liquids form thin films as they flow downward due to gravity. These liquid films can absorb vapour,... more
What Are Black Holes?  SPACE.COM · 1 week
Black holes are mysterious objects of extreme density, with such strong gravitational attraction that even light cannot escape from their grasp if it comes near enough. more
New virtual laboratory for merging neutron stars  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
For the first time, a high-performance computer will make it possible to simulate gravitational waves, magnetic fields and neutrino physics of neutron stars simultaneously. more
Whispering southern right whale mums and calves seek refuge in surf  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Most mammalian new mums are fiercely protective of their precious offspring; even 5-8 m long southern right whale calves are vulnerable to attack by voracious killer... more
Astronomers Develop New Method for Measuring Hubble Constant  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
The Hubble constant measures the current expansion rate of our Universe and plays a fundamental role in cosmology: it can... more
Pair of supermassive black holes discovered on a collision course  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Astronomers have spotted a pair of supermassive black holes on a collision course in a galaxy 2.5 billion light-years away. Coincidentally, the pair will begin producing gravitational waves... more
Hard soil, big jumps and epiphanies: what it's like on the Moon  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Twelve American men walked on the Moon between 1969 and 1972, with most describing in great detail their experiences on the dusty, low-gravity world... more
Discovering exoplanets with gravitational waves  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In a recent paper in Nature Astronomy, researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute/AEI) in Potsdam and from the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) in Saclay, Paris suggest how the... more
Supercomputer shows 'Chameleon Theory' could change how we think about gravity  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Supercomputer simulations of galaxies have shown that Einstein's theory of General Relativity might not be the only way to explain how gravity works or how galaxies... more
New method may resolve difficulty in measuring universe's expansion  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Astronomers using National Science Foundation (NSF) radio telescopes have demonstrated how a combination of gravitational-wave and radio observations, along with theoretical modeling, can turn the mergers of pairs of neutron... more
Supercomputer shows 'Chameleon Theory' could change how we think about gravity  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Supercomputer simulations of galaxies have shown that Einstein's theory of General Relativity might not be the only way to explain how gravity works or how galaxies... more
New method may resolve difficulty in measuring universe's expansion  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Astronomers have demonstrated how a combination of gravitational-wave and radio observations, along with theoretical modeling, can turn the mergers of pairs of neutron stars into a 'cosmic ruler' capable of... more
Supercomputer shows 'Chameleon Theory' could change how we think about gravity  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Supercomputer simulations of galaxies have shown that Einstein's theory of General Relativity might not be the only way to explain how gravity works or how galaxies... more
Antigravity water transport system inspired by trees  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Efficiently moving water upward against gravity is a major feat of human engineering, yet one that trees have mastered for hundreds of millions of years. In a new study, researchers have designed a tree-inspired... more
Chandra Uses Gravitational Lens to Capture Spinning Black Holes  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
By combining the capability of NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory with the power of a natural phenomenon called gravitational... more
Artificial gravity breaks free from science fiction  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Artificial gravity has long been the stuff of science fiction. Picture the wheel-shaped ships from films like 2001: A Space Odyssey and The Martian, imaginary craft that generate their own gravity by spinning around... more
Redefining the limits of measurement accuracy  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
For centuries, humans have been expanding their understanding of the world through more and more precise measurement of light and matter. Today, quantum sensors achieve extremely accurate results. An example of this is the development of... more
NASA needs your help: Do you know how to grow plants in space?  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Do you know how to maintain a family-sized garden without unlimited soil, natural sunlight and Earth's gravity? If the answer is yes,... more
Optimal quantum computation linked to gravity  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Information and gravity may seem like completely different things, but one thing they have in common is that they can both be described in the framework of geometry. Building on this connection, a new paper suggests... more
Printing graphene inks in space  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Studying the different self-assembly modes of graphene into functional patterns in zero-gravity will enable the fabrication of graphene electronic devices during long-term space missions, as well as help understand fundamental properties of graphene printing on Earth. more
Dairy Queen Whips Up 'Zero Gravity' Blizzard for Moon Landing 50th  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
Dairy Queen is turning its celebration of the first moon landing upside down. The soft serve ice cream chain has debuted the "Zero Gravity Blizzard," a... more
Human sperm retains its complete viability within different gravitational conditions  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Zillionaires like Amazon founder Jeff Bezos who see the 'colonization' of space as an answer to the Earth's ever threatened resources will be reassured to learn that human... more
Researchers Find Quantum Gravity Has No Symmetry  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
A new study by a pair of researchers in the US and Japan has found that, when gravity is combined with quantum... more
Physicists Say Quantum Gravity ‘Has No Symmetry’  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 month
An international team of theoretical physicists has found that when gravity is combined with quantum mechanics, no global symmetries are possible. “There... more
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