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Science X / Best of Last Week – New candidate for dark matter, first female on moon and health benefits of being in nature

It was another good week for physics as a pair of researchers at the University of California proposed a new candidate for dark matter and a way to detect it. John Terning and Christopher Verhaaren suggested it might be a ...

Week 25 2019 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week: Predicting Schrodinger cat jumps, solving a solar cell defect, boosting gut biome to improve health

It was a good week for physics as a team at the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias announced that they had solved the mystery of the galaxy with no dark matter. They showed that the galaxy is actually much closer to Earth ...

Week 24 2019 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week – Revisiting cold fusion, a better drug to treat breast cancer and a health benefit of eating red meat

It was another good week for physics as a pair of researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, Alice Di Tucci and Jean-Luc Lehners, found that stabilizing the no-boundary proposal shed light on the universe's ...

Week 23 2019 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week: The geometry of an electron, a $2M medicine and a link between anxiety and gut bacteria

It was another good week for physics as a team at the University of Basel announced that they had determined the geometry of an electron for the first time—another necessary step in the development of a true quantum computer. ...

Week 22 2019 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week–Accuracy of two-qubit calculations, energy from seawater and health benefits of glucosamine supplement

It was another good week for physics research as a partnership between the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the University of Maryland, shed new light on the atomic wave function using laser light and other ...

Week 21 2019 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week – Gravitational waves leaving a mark, a new way to compute and sunscreen chemicals entering the body

It was another good week for physics, as a team of researchers working at the University of Chicago violated Bell's inequality with remotely connected superconducting qubits—demonstrating that precise quantum information ...

Week 20 2019 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week – Dark matter exists, using A/Cs to reverse climate change and using sex drugs to treat heart failure

It was another good week for physics, as a team at the International School of Advanced Studies announced that dark matter exists—they claim their observations disprove alternate explanations. Also, a team at the Institute ...

Week 19 2019 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week – Rarest event ever recorded, a Marsquake detected and generational effects of a popular weed killer

It was a good week for physics as The XENON Collaboration research team announced that they had built a dark matter detector that observed the rarest event ever recorded—the radioactive decay of xenon-124. Also, a team ...

Week 18 2019 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week –Travel through wormholes, electricity from snow and health risk of dining late, skipping breakfast

It was a big week for physics as a team at the University of Zurich reported on some thermodynamic magic that enables cooling without energy consumption—they built a device that allowed heat to flow from a cold source to ...

Week 17 2019 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week – Giant Stratolaunch flies, first ever photo of a black hole and zapping the brain to improve memory

Last week, an international collaborative of astronomers released the first-ever photo of a black hole—an event that led to major headlines around the world. The Event Horizon Telescope, a planetary-scale array of eight ...

Week 16 2019 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week – First picture of black hole, new kind of airplane wing and alcohol brain damage after cessation

It was a big week for space news, as multiple teams around the globe made headlines with the announcement that they were set to unveil the first picture of a black hole using data from eight radio telescopes to create one ...

Week 15 2019 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week – What happened before the Big Bang, a new class of pentaquarks and celibacy rates rising in the U.S.

It was a big week for physics as a team with members from the Center for Astrophysics, Smithsonian and Harvard University, presented some ideas on what happened before the Big Bang by applying what they describe as a primordial ...

Week 14 2019 in Other Sciences