Tectonic plate theory revolutionised the way we look at our planet, writes Andrew Gleadow.
A Piece of the Sun:
The Quest for Fusion Energy,
Gerald Duckworth & Co (2013)
Canadian company D-Wave has sold its machine to Google and NASA but question marks remain over how it works.
CERN collider measures decay of rare particle that backs theory of origin of universe
IBM has released “the world’s smallest movie” – verified by Guinness World Records – by moving thousands of precisely placed atoms, magnified over 100 million times, frame-by-frame.
A new experiment has been devised that could answer one of particle physics’ greatest questions: do the same laws of gravity apply to antimatter?
Julian Berengut’s research into the fundamental physics of the universe goes beyond pure science and into philosophical questions of human existence, he says.
A custom-made 3-D printer has been used to make living tissue-like material that could one day serve medical purposes, according to British scientists.
Europe has launched its first space weather coordination centre to raise the alarm for possible satellite-sizzling solar storms that also threaten astronauts in orbit, plane passengers and electricity grids on Earth.