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Physicists have discovered a jewel-like geometric object that dramatically simplifies calculations of particle interactions and challenges the notion that space and time are fundamental components of reality. “This is completely new and very much simpler than anything that has been done before,” said Andrew Hodges, a mathematical physicist at Oxford University who has been following the work. The revelation that particle interactions, the most basic events in nature, may be consequences of geometry significantly advances a decades-long effort to reformulate quantum field theory, the body of laws describing elementary particles and their interactions. Interactions that were previously calculated with mathematical formulas thousands of terms long can now be described by computing the volume of the corresponding jewel-like “amplituhedron,” which yields an equivalent one-term expression. Locality is the notion that particles can interact only from adjoining positions in space and time.

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Light: Fiber Optics, Connecting the World Image Credit: Optoelectronics Research Centre, Southampton, UK Optical fibers, hair-thin flexible strands of glass or plastic, have revolutionized our world. Because of their capacity to carry massive amounts of data in the form of light, optical fibers serve as the backbone of the Internet. Experiment 7 - Rotation and Gyroscopic Precession Shown in the picture below: Pasco gyro assembly with rotation sensor on base Support rod and clamp for gyro Not shown in the picture above: Rotator with movable weights on stand with rotation sensor Vernier calipers Pan balance to weigh add-on weight Meter stick Weight hanger and weights Digistrobe String to spin wheel Computer and Science Workshop Interface This experiment consists of two parts. Part 1 is a relatively straightforward measurement of the angular acceleration produced by different torques on an apparatus with variable rotational inertia.

Earth - Why there could be many identical copies of you This story is nominated for a Webby Award for Best Film & Video. Vote here. BBC Earth is also nominated for a Webby, for Best Science Website. Vote here. The Math Trick Behind MP3s, JPEGs, and Homer Simpson’s Face Nine years ago, I was sitting in a college math physics course and my professor spelt out an idea that kind of blew my mind. I think it isn’t a stretch to say that this is one of the most widely applicable mathematical discoveries, with applications ranging from optics to quantum physics, radio astronomy, MP3 and JPEG compression, X-ray crystallography, voice recognition, and PET or MRI scans. This mathematical tool—named the Fourier transform, after 18th-century French physicist and mathematician Joseph Fourier—was even used by James Watson and Francis Crick to decode the double helix structure of DNA from the X-ray patterns produced by Rosalind Franklin.

NORDTVEDT'S REMARKS ON GRAVITOMAGNETISM The literature of any field of study spans the range from awful to outstanding. And once in a long while a paper is published that is a true jewel, one that is written with crystal clarity that goes to the heart of a truly fundamental issue with little or no accompanying clutter to distract your attention from what's really important. Much has been written on the origin of inertia and Mach's principle in the past century, some of it outstandingly good. But there have only been a few jewels. Dennis Sciama's paper in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society back in 1953 is one. Another is Derek Raine's 1981 paper in Reports of Progress in Physics where he showed that Sciama's account of inertial reaction forces follows from general relativity theory in all isotropic cosmological models.

PHYSICS MANIA: Three Reasearch Papers The world is full of mystry but one of such mystry of nature was given by Einstein Sir in the mathematical form. The theory or the mystry is non other than Theory of relativity. The world knows that it had contributed lot in the field of science that all science graduates are knowing it but the thing is I want all to understand this in the simpler form. So all will feel comfortable with the subjects like science and may some day new existance of modern Einstein Sir. His contribution is giving us so many facilities that without him some of the things which were never known. Temperature of Mars What is the Temperature on Mars? Image credit: NASA/JPL Mars is farther from the Sun than the Earth, so, as you would expect, the temperature of Mars is colder. For the most part it is very cold on Mars.

TRANSIENT MASS FLUCTUATIONS If you've read the linked documents "The Origin of Inertia" and "Radiation Reaction", you're ready to take on transient mass fluctuations. From "Radiation Reaction" you know that electromagnetic radiative processes are accompanied by reaction forces on the radiating charges that involve violations of causality and instantaneous violations of energy and momentum conservation. To the extent that gravity is like electromagnetism then, similar processes might reasonably be expected. Quantum Theory Sheds Light On What Happens When We Die: The Afterlife We're creating viewer supported news. Become a member! The biggest question so many of us have in life, one that we have been seeking to answer for years, is what happens when we die? Even modern day science seeks to answer this question.

Harmonics A new kind of vibrational therapy called bone toning makes it possible to restore the natural resonant harmonics of the spine. In other words it helps to re-tune the spine. Resonance is an amazing phenomenon that occurs throughout all of nature -- from the smallest subatomic particles to huge galaxies at the edge of the observable universe.

Overview The existence of transient mass fluctuations in objects subjected to large accelerations and rapid changes in acceleration depends upon "Mach's principle" and some peculiarities of "radiation reaction" forces. Mach's principle is the assertion that the physical origin of all inertial reaction forces is an interaction of the object with chiefly the most distant matter in the universe. (Inertial reaction forces are those things that push back on you when you push on stuff.) Radiation reaction forces are experienced by charged objects as they "launch" energy in the form of radiation when they are accelerated by external forces. (These are recoil forces, like those experienced when "launching" bullets out of a gun in your hand.)

Nothing Is Solid & Everything Is Energy – Scientists Explain The World Of Quantum Physics Nothing is solid and everything is energy! It has been written about before, over and over again, but cannot be emphasized enough. The world of quantum physics is an eerie one, one that sheds light on the truth about our world in ways that challenge the existing framework of accepted knowledge. Contact Us & Our Alternative Healing Network Welcome to All Things Healing. ATH brings together a worldwide community of individuals, and alternative healing sites and organizations, dedicated to educating and inspiring people in topics relating to alternative healing of mind, body, spirit and the planet. We have brought together a staff of idealistic, dedicated and knowledgeable individuals who are passionate about leaving the world in a better place than they found it.