particle physics

The Nature of Human Consciousness: Are We Quantum Beings?

By | April 27th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

The nature of human consciousness is one of the most challenging yet less understood problems in cognitive science. As Ken Palmer, the psychology professor, and director of the Cognitive Neuroscience Program at Northwestern once remarked: The debate about the neural basis of consciousness rages because there is no widely accepted theory about what happens in [...]

Calendar of the Formation and Evolution of the Universe

By | April 19th, 2016|Categories: Earth, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

One of the greatest challenges of the modern astrophysics is an explanation about the origin (or formation) and evolution of the universe. This issue has been a heated source of discussions during the past centuries and even before since man began to learn about the universe. Following Einstein’s general theory of relativity in 1917 about [...]

Scientist is Turning Each Element of the Periodic Table Into Music

By | April 2nd, 2016|Categories: Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Scientists have now found and interesting way to understand the periodic table of elements. With the advancement of technology, scientists have now found a way to assign a musical signature to each of the elements in the periodic table. Spearheading this research is mechanical engineer Asegun Henry who works as an assistant professor at Georgia [...]

Did You Know That This Fruit Can Generate Antimatter?

By | February 13th, 2016|Categories: Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

With so many Sci-Fi featuring antimatter, the term is no longer an incog, but only a few people know that the complex material actually does exist. Moreover, few laboratories have even produced almost 17 nanograms of antimatter synthetically on earth. Well, in response to the question asked in the title, the fruit is banana. Potassium-40, [...]

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