Atomic experiment to detect dark energy fails to feel the force

The universe is generally believed to be expanding at an accelerating rate, thanks to a mysterious force dubbed dark energy. But how exactly does this force work? Researchers in the UK have conducted an experiment to test a hypothesis that this fifth fundamental force works on single atoms – and found no trace of it... Continue Reading Atomic experiment to detect dark energy fails to feel the force Category: Physics Tags: Atoms Cosmology Dark Energy Imperial College Physics Universe University of Nottingham

Atomic experiment to detect dark energy fails to feel the force

The universe is generally believed to be expanding at an accelerating rate, thanks to a mysterious force dubbed dark energy. But how exactly does this force work? Researchers in the UK ...

Tue 20 Aug 19 from Gizmag

Murray Gell-Mann’s ‘totalitarian principle’ is the modern version of Plato’s plenitude

The ancient principle of plenitude is reborn in the modern belief that whatever can exist must exist.

Sun 18 Aug 19 from ScienceNews

Sighting a molecule’s sigh

Thu 15 Aug 19 from Nature News

Scientists make an 18-atom ring of pure carbon

It might pave the way for molecular-sized transistors.

Fri 16 Aug 19 from ZME Science

Even Physics Textbooks Tend to Get Friction Slightly Wrong

No matter what that Intro to Physics book says, you can't calculate the "work done by friction." Nope. Doesn't work. Don't even try it.

Fri 16 Aug 19 from Wired Science Blogs

The Biomechanical Perfection of Simone Biles in Flight

Tue 13 Aug 19 from Wired Science Blogs

The Twisty Physics of Simone Biles' Historic Triple-Double

Mon 12 Aug 19 from Wired Science Blogs

Fact-Check the Physics of Captain America Hammering Thanos

Sure, Captain America and Thanos (and their superpowers) break some laws of physics. But let's see if they obey the momentum principle in *Avengers: Endgame*.

Wed 7 Aug 19 from Wired Science Blogs

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