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Anti-gravity Effect? Gravitational Equivalent Of A Magnetic Field Measured In Lab. Scientists funded by the European Space Agency have measured the gravitational equivalent of a magnetic field for the first time in a laboratory.

Anti-gravity Effect? Gravitational Equivalent Of A Magnetic Field Measured In Lab

Under certain special conditions the effect is much larger than expected from general relativity and could help physicists to make a significant step towards the long-sought-after quantum theory of gravity. Just as a moving electrical charge creates a magnetic field, so a moving mass generates a gravitomagnetic field. According to Einstein's Theory of General Relativity, the effect is virtually negligible. However, Martin Tajmar, ARC Seibersdorf Research GmbH, Austria; Clovis de Matos, ESA-HQ, Paris; and colleagues have measured the effect in a laboratory. 1604.02589v2. Did You Know Elements Have Musical Signatures? By Valerie, contributor for Learning-Mind.com Scientists have now found and interesting way to understand the periodic table of elements.

Did You Know Elements Have Musical Signatures?

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Dark Matter and Alternatives. Quantum Experiment Shows How “Time” Doesn’t Exist As We Think It Does (Mind-Altering) New Mind-blowing Experiment Confirms That Reality Doesn’t Exist If You Are Not Looking at It. According to a well-known theory in quantum physics, a particle’s behavior changes depending on whether there is an observer or not.

New Mind-blowing Experiment Confirms That Reality Doesn’t Exist If You Are Not Looking at It

It basically suggests that reality is a kind of illusion and exists only when we are looking at it. Numerous quantum experiments were conducted in the past and showed that this indeed might be the case. Now, physicists at the Australian National University have found further evidence for the illusory nature of reality. They recreated the John Wheeler’s delayed-choice experiment and confirmed that reality doesn’t exist until it is measured, at least on the atomic scale. Thought-provoking findings Some particles, such as photons or electrons, can behave both as particles and as waves.

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Tesla vs. Einstein: The Ether & the Birth of the New Physics. Marc J.

Tesla vs. Einstein: The Ether & the Birth of the New Physics

Seifer, New DawnWaking Times Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) was an electrical inventor, well known as a competitor of arch rival Tom Edison. Where Edison’s inventions include the light bulb, the microphone in the telephone and the phonograph, Tesla’s inventions include fluorescent lighting, the AC hydroelectric power system and wireless communication. Tesla is therefore mostly billed as an inventor.

The fact is, Tesla was also a physicist who studied in college such courses as analytic geometry, experimental physics and higher mathematics.1 In his early 1890s lectures at Columbia University, the Chicago World’s Fair and at Royal Societies in Paris and London, building on the ideas of Isaac Newton and Lord Kelvin, Tesla demonstrated and discussed the structure of atoms as being similar to solar systems and wave-like and particle-like aspects to what later became known as the photon.

5 Thought-Provoking Quantum Experiments Showing That Reality Is an Illusion. No one in the world can fathom what quantum mechanics is, this is perhaps the most important thing you need to know about it.

5 Thought-Provoking Quantum Experiments Showing That Reality Is an Illusion

Granted, many physicists have learned to use its laws and even predict phenomena based on quantum calculations. But it is still unclear why the observer of an experiment determines behavior of the system and causes it to favor one state over another. Thermodynamic Threesomes: A Tale of Entangled Triplets. Fiber optic cables were used by researchers at The University of Waterloo to beam three entangled photons thousands of feet apart, proving they could communicate simultaneously.

Thermodynamic Threesomes: A Tale of Entangled Triplets

(Photo: Shutterstock) On this day of what would’ve been Albert Einstein’s 136th Birthday, I thought it was fitting to write about what he coined “spooky action at a distance” or what we now refer to as Quantum Entanglement. Quantum Light Beam Solves Mazes, with a Little Help from Classical Noise. The emerging discipline of quantum biology is attempting to understand the role quantum mechanics plays in the processes of life, such as photosynthesis—the capture of sunlight by plants and its conversion into stored energy.

Quantum Light Beam Solves Mazes, with a Little Help from Classical Noise

One phenomenon that physicists have observed is the transfer of energy across giant protein matrices that appears to occur extremely rapidly with close to 100 percent efficiency. These matrices are like giant mazes so the question is how energy can find its way across the structures before it dissipates. The classical solution to this problem is to explore the maze with a series of random hops. No Big Bang? Quantum equation predicts universe has no beginning.

(Phys.org) —The universe may have existed forever, according to a new model that applies quantum correction terms to complement Einstein's theory of general relativity.

No Big Bang? Quantum equation predicts universe has no beginning

The model may also account for dark matter and dark energy, resolving multiple problems at once. The widely accepted age of the universe, as estimated by general relativity, is 13.8 billion years. In the beginning, everything in existence is thought to have occupied a single infinitely dense point, or singularity. Only after this point began to expand in a "Big Bang" did the universe officially begin. Although the Big Bang singularity arises directly and unavoidably from the mathematics of general relativity, some scientists see it as problematic because the math can explain only what happened immediately after—not at or before—the singularity. Old ideas revisited The physicists emphasize that their quantum correction terms are not applied ad hoc in an attempt to specifically eliminate the Big Bang singularity. Einsteins Theory on Magnetic Buoyancy… Einsteins theory on magnetic buoyancy and its application to the space time continuum or gravity.

Einsteins Theory on Magnetic Buoyancy…

AKA Einsteins Theory of Gravity. …by Wiley E. Coyote, Particle Physicist Kindly assisted by Jeff Smith with Gordon Duff interfering as little as possible Editor’s note: Wiley E. In recently discovered G-2 documents that had been buried away for over 70 years located at the Los Alamos National Nuclear Archive; titled: “The personal correspondence between Albert Einstein, Dr.

Science trumps the Force to create a real-life lightsaber. Www.tewari.org/Theory_Papers/Tewari-Final Proof.pdf. New Clock May End Time As We Know It. Icist suggests speed of light might be slower than thought. Simulations back up theory that Universe is a hologram. Artist's impression by Markus Gann/Shutterstock At a black hole, Albert Einstein's theory of gravity apparently clashes with quantum physics, but that conflict could be solved if the Universe were a holographic projection.

Simulations back up theory that Universe is a hologram

New Quantum Theory Could Explain the Flow of Time. Cups of coffee cool, buildings crumble and stars fizzle out, physicists say, because of a strange quantum effect called “entanglement.” Photo: Stacy/Flickr Coffee cools, buildings crumble, eggs break and stars fizzle out in a universe that seems destined to degrade into a state of uniform drabness known as thermal equilibrium. The astronomer-philosopher Sir Arthur Eddington in 1927 cited the gradual dispersal of energy as evidence of an irreversible “arrow of time.” But to the bafflement of generations of physicists, the arrow of time does not seem to follow from the underlying laws of physics, which work the same going forward in time as in reverse.

Spacecraft Propulsion Device Invented by 19-year Old Student. By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. With passion to persevere and see a project succeed, anything is possible. This is certainly true for a young student in the Middle East.Aisha Mustafa, a 19-year old female student from the University of Sohag in Egypt, recently developed a new type of propulsion system for space crafts.

Her newly patented invention uses cutting edge quantum physics instead of thrusters, and is an innovative design that may radically change a more than one field. Simulations back up theory that Universe is a hologram. Artist's impression by Markus Gann/Shutterstock At a black hole, Albert Einstein's theory of gravity apparently clashes with quantum physics, but that conflict could be solved if the Universe were a holographic projection. A team of physicists has provided some of the clearest evidence yet that our Universe could be just one big projection. 111, 033601 (2013): Stopped Light and Image Storage by Electromagnetically Induced Transparency up to the Regime of One Minute. The maximal storage duration is an important benchmark for memories.

In quantized media, storage times are typically limited due to stochastic interactions with the environment. The Incredible Dark Matter Mystery: Why Astronomers Say it is Missing in Action. Astronomers have a problem. 'Time Crystals' Could Upend Physicists' Theory of Time. Science gets colder than absolute zero. When an object is heated, its atoms can move with different levels of energy, from low to high. With positive temperatures (blue), atoms more likely occupy low-energy states than high-energy states, while the opposite is true for negative temperatures (red).LMU / MPQ Munich Absolute zero is often thought to be the coldest temperature possible. But now researchers show they can achieve even lower temperatures for a strange realm of "negative temperatures. "