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Particle Mystery Deepens, As Physicists Confirm That the Muon Is More Magnetic Than Predicted

sciencehabit writes: A potential chink in physicists' understanding of fundamental particles and forces now looks more real. New measurements confirm a fleeting subatomic particle called the muon may be ever so slightly more magnetic than theory pred.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotApr 7th, 2021

Comparing the actual US grid to the one predicted 15 years ago

Demand and carbon emissions are way down, renewables far more common than expected. Enlarge (credit: VCG / Getty Images) On Monday, the US Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley Lab released a report entitled "Halfway to Zero," referring to.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 33 min. ago

Little swirling mysteries: New research uncovers dynamics of ultrasmall, ultrafast groups of atoms

Our high-speed, high-bandwidth world constantly requires new ways to process and store information. Semiconductors and magnetic materials have made up the bulk of data storage devices for decades. In recent years, however, researchers and engineers h.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 5 min. ago

Mystery canine illness identified as animal coronavirus

An outbreak of vomiting among dogs has been traced back to a type of animal coronavirus by researchers......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 33 min. ago

What’s fueling hydrogen tech?

Hydrogen is capturing the attention of governments and private sector players, fueled by new tech, global green energy legislation, and post-pandemic “green recovery” schemes. Hydrogen — the magical gas that Jules Verne predicted in 1.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Megafauna extinction mystery unlocked

The rapid extinction of giant animals including wombat-like creatures as big as cars, birds more than two meters tall, and lizards more than seven meters long that once roamed the Australian continent is a puzzle that has long engaged researchers......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

The relationship between ENSO and Indian summer monsoon rainfall is re-strengthening

In the 1930s, English climatologist Sir Gilbert Walker successfully predicted Indian summer monsoon rainfall (ISMR) based on the relationship between Southern Oscillation and ISMR connected by what was later called Walker circulation, which is regard.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Researchers develop new method for putting quantum correlations to the test

Physicists from Swansea University are part of an international research collaboration which has identified a new technique for testing the quality of quantum correlations......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Researchers find bubbles speed up energy transfer

Energy flows through a system of atoms or molecules by a series of processes such as transfers, emissions, or decay. You can visualize some of these details like passing a ball (the energy) to someone else (another particle), except the pass happens.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

Iran nuclear attack: Mystery surrounds nuclear sabotage at Natanz

Iran blames Israel, but was this a cyber attack or physical act of sabotage?.....»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

Differences of cloud top height between satellites and ground-based radar revealed

Clouds play a key role in balancing incoming and outgoing solar and thermal radiation. This is a critical process in the earth-atmosphere system. Monitoring cloud height, particle size, particle concentration, etc. are integral to understanding clima.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

Jupiter could make an ideal dark matter detector

So you want to find dark matter, but you don't know where to look. A giant planet might be exactly the kind of particle detector you need! Luckily, our solar system just happens to have a couple of them available, and the biggest and closest is Jupit.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

A ‘Last Hope’ Experiment Finds Evidence for Unknown Particles

Long-awaited news from Fermilab’s Muon g-2 team may resolve a tantalizing conflict between nature and theory. But a separate calculation clouds the picture......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

Is the Standard Model of Physics Now Broken?

The discrepancy between the theoretical prediction and the experimentally determined value of the muon's magnetic moment has become slightly stronger with a new result from Fermilab. But what does it... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

Big Physics News: The Muon g-2 Experiment Explained

Particles called muons are behaving weirdly, and that could mean a huge discovery. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

Google just found the strangest way to announce a new phone

In recent years, Google has found increasingly abstract ways to confirm the existence of its upcoming phones. For example, last summer, the company accidentally published an image of the Pixel 4a on its own internet store weeks before an official ann.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 could bring a much-requested, highly-anticipated feature

A recently discovered patent seems to confirm that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 could come with support for the S Pen. The post Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 could bring a much-requested, highly-anticipated feature first appeared on Phandroid......»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

New research reveals secret to Jupiter"s curious aurora activity

Auroral displays continue to intrigue scientists, whether the bright lights shine over Earth or over another planet. The lights hold clues to the makeup of a planet's magnetic field and how that field operates......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 10th, 2021

Google denies Pixel 5a 5G cancelation, confirming it’s coming this year

Sometimes you’ve just got to confirm an unannounced product to put the rumors to bed, I guess. That was Google’s strategy this afternoon, following earlier rumors from Android Central that a chip shortage had put the kibosh on the mid-budget phon.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 10th, 2021

How we found hints of new particles or forces of nature – and why it could change physics

Seven years ago, a huge magnet was transported over 3,200 miles (5,150km) across land and sea, in the hope of studying a subatomic particle called a muon......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 9th, 2021

Researchers illuminate mystery of sea turtles" epic migrations

"Not all those who wander are lost ... " —J.R.R. Tolkien.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021