Hard Science

The future isn't just about what we can build or engineer through technology. Scientists are making groundbreaking discoveries and achieving remarkable breakthroughs in the fields of mathematics, chemistry, astrophysics, biology, and quantum mechanics. And we're doing it every week.  We'll cover the biggest ones by breaking down complex research papers and analyzing the implications of their content.

DNA of Man Who Died in 1827 Recreated Without His Remains

His DNA was recreated using his living relatives. It's the first time this has ever been achieved.

January 15, 2018

For the First Time, Physicists Accelerated Light Beams in Curved Space in the Lab

The successful experiment "opens the doors to a new avenue of study in the field of accelerating beams."

January 15, 2018

Fast Radio Bursts Have a Unique Property That Can Help Us Determine Their Source

We're one step closer to understanding this mysterious space phenomenon.

January 11, 2018

A Deal Between a Chinese Smartphone Giant and AT&T Hit a Major Roadblock

The world's third biggest smartphone manufacturer is stymied from entering the US market.

January 10, 2018

This Year, We’ll See a Black Hole for the First Time in History

If one telescope can't get the job done, try using eight.

January 10, 2018

How Einstein’s “Spooky Action” Could Help Secure Quantum Networks

This technique could prevent “eavesdroppers” from interfering with quantum networks.

January 7, 2018

New Genome Research in Plants Could Help Fight Human Disease

New research shows that cells rank genes by importance.

January 7, 2018

Scientists Are Rethinking the Very Nature of Space and Time

Entanglement could be the key to everything – literally.

January 6, 2018

This Inexpensive Battery Could Revolutionize the Clean Energy Industry

"If battery-powered cars can compete with or exceed gasoline-powered cars in terms of range and cost, that will change the world."

January 6, 2018

Parallel Universes Could Solve One of the Biggest Mysteries in Physics

The many worlds interpretation may explain some puzzling inconsistencies pertaining to black holes.

January 3, 2018
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