The new paper argues that the widely accepted theory from astrophysicist Brandon Carter used faulty logic. According to a recent paper by a math professor…

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A new study that presents groundbreaking behavioral health models shows that fears are likely to linger because fear memories outlast competing safety memories gained in…

The math of threes is surprisingly powerful. It’s difficult to imagine that three random words have the power to both map the globe and protect…

Mathematicians have discovered that moiré patterns formed by rotating and stretching one lattice relative to another may be used to design a variety of composite…

Artist’s concept of a sun-like star (left) and a rocky planet about 60% larger than Earth in orbit in the star’s habitable zone. Gravitational microlensing…

Researchers have created an algorithm that can predict on average eight weeks in advance whether students will terminate their studies. Social science researchers at the…

Stingray. Zebra mbuna (a species of cichlid fish) and stingrays can add and subtract one from the numbers one to five, according to a study…

Figure 1: High-harmonic generation creates short-wavelength light from a beam of powerful laser light with a longer wavelength. Credit: © 2022 RIKEN Interdisciplinary Theoretical and…

A mathematical analysis helps illuminate the puzzle over how information escapes from a black holeA black hole is a place in space where the pull…

How can Einstein’s theory of gravity be unified with quantum mechanics? This is a challenge that could give us deep insights into phenomena such as…

These photographs show the different shapes of melted ice that form for cold (4 degrees C), intermediate (5.6 degrees C), and warmer (8 degrees C)…

Ocellated lizard. A multidisciplinary team at the UNIGE has succeeded in explaining the complex distribution of scales in the ocellated lizard by means of a…

Black Hole-Powered Jet of Electrons and Sub-Atomic Particles Streaming From Centre of Galaxy M87; the blue light is Synchrotron radiation which should produce radiation reaction.…

MITMIT is an acronym for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It is a prestigious private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts that was founded in 1861.…

It’s all about momentum — and tiny amounts of liquid right at the spout. Scientists at TU Wien answer an age-old question: How can the…

Many people think that mathematics is a human invention. To this way of thinking, mathematics is like a language: it may describe real things in…

Amount of information in visible universe quantified in new research. Estimate measures information encoded in particles, opens door to practical experiments. Researchers have long suspected…

When it comes to situations like waiting for a bus, our intuition is often wrong, says Professor Leighton Vaughan Williams. Much of our thinking is…

Researchers have developed a mathematical model that can predict the optimum exercise regime for building muscle. The researchers, from the University of Cambridge, used methods…