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We’ve all seen a full moon looming large shortly after it rises, when it’s still hugging the horizon. Scientists say that large moon is an illusion, a trick your brain is playing. It’s called the...
Cosmologists have revealed intruiging new ways to probe the mystery of whether dark energy exists and how it might be accelerating the universe’s growth A LIGHT in the darkness can come from...
(Submitted on 4 Sep 2014) M. S. Leifer Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics 31 Caroline St. N., Waterloo, ON, Canada, N2L 2Y5. September 4, 2014 Abstract Towards the end of 2011, Pusey, Barrett...
With a temperature below -268 degrees Celsius, liquid helium keeps MRI machines and particle accelerators properly cooled (yay!). Take liquid helium's temperature even lower than that, however, and...
Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) have discovered that humans prefer increased autonomy for robots. And no, those researchers were not robots. More robot...